Jonathan Wynn, 2017 PEP Fellow, shares more insight into a book he co-authored on Jonathan Wynn, sociology, discusses a book he has co-authored about the mixed effects nonprofit hospitals have on the neighborhoods they operate in

“Yes, poverty does lead to unequal health outcomes, but why is it then that you have these premier institutions…that cannot address those needs?” Wynn asks. “What are the barriers that exist—culturally, symbolically, emotionally, socially—that prevent people from having access to it? That’s why we call it a paradox.” Read more here

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