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John Rich

writer, MacArthur Fellow

Dr. John Rich is chair of the Department of Health Management and Policy at the Drexel University School of Public Health, where he is also the director of the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice. A 2006 MacArthur Fellow, Rich founded the Young Men's Health Clinic in Boston and is the former medical director of the Boston Public Health Commission. His most recent book is *Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Trauma and Violence in the Lives of Young Black Men*, in which he gives “a voice to the young men who are routinely demonized for trafficking in violence and [shows] us humans reacting to desperate circumstances” (Geoffrey Canada, Harlem Children’s Zone).