Lecture on Trauma and Violence among Black Men, April 6, 2010

Posted on 3/30/2010 4:51:45 PM

Dr. John A. Rich will present a lecture, “Wrong Place, Wrong Time: Trauma and Violence in the Lives of Young Black Men,” on Tuesday, April 6, 2010, from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the Eberly Auditorium.

Dr. Rich is a physician, professor, author, and MacArthur Grant recipient.

His presentation is the annual Pan-African Studies Lecture. This event is free and open to the public. Attendance vouchers will be provided.

This event is co-sponsored by

Dr. Rich's 2009 book, Wrong Place, Wrong Time, is now available at the Co-op Store and will be sold at the lecture. (The hard-cover book is discounted to $18 including tax, on and before the night of the lecture.)

Please direct questions to Dr. Marveta Ryan-Sams at mmryan@iup.edu.

More about the speaker

Dr. Rich is a physician and a professor in the Drexel University School of Public Health.

Dr. Rich was interviewed about his book on National Public Radio’s program Morning Edition. Listen to the interview at the National Public Radio website.

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. More recently, Dr. Rich also helped establish the Center for Nonviolence and Social Justice at Drexel. Supported by more than $1 million in grants, the center will focus on urban trauma as a public health issue and provide a program of healing for victims of violence.