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Michael Fitzgerald

Michael F. Fitzgerald

Michael F. Fitzgerald is editor in chief of Harvard Public Health.


Some problems, only government can solve

High-profile efforts to improve Medicaid could mean a radical transformation for U.S. public health care.
By Michael F. Fitzgerald
Book Cover for “Rough Sleepers: Dr. Jim O’Connell’s Urgent Mission to Bring Healing to Homeless People by Tracy Kidder”. The cover is placed on a blue-speckled background.

Inside the Sisyphean crisis of homelessness

Author Tracy Kidder paints an empathic portrait of people experiencing homelessness and one man who chose to care for them—Dr. Jim O’Connell.
By Michael F. Fitzgerald