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Dr. John Rich was Medical Director for the Boston Public Health Commission, the health department for the City of Boston, before joining the Drexel School of Public Health. Dr. Rich was also an Associate Professor of Medicine and Public Health at Boston University, and served as an attending physician at Boston Medical Center.
Dr. Rich is an expert in inner-city health problems, particularly urban violence, men’s health and racial disparities. He is the Founder and Director of the Young Men’s Health Clinic at Boston Medical Center, a primary care clinic designed to meet the health needs of young men in the inner-city. He serves as Principal Investigator on a number of CDC-funded grants including REACH Elders and Steps to a Healthy Boston.
On September 19, 2006, Dr. Rich was awarded a $500,000 MacArthur grant for his work in addressing the primary health care needs of young men in the inner city by designing clinical services and training programs.
Source - Drexel.edu http://publichealth.drexel.edu/Academics/Faculty_Staff/John_A_Rich_MD_MPH/101/