Jonathan Metzl holds both a MD and a PhD and is the Frederick B. Rentschler II Professor of Sociology and Psychiatry, and the director of the Department of Medicine, Health, and Society, at Vanderbilt University. A 2008 Guggenheim fellow, Dr. Metzl has written extensively for medical, psychiatric, and popular publications and won several prestigious awards. His books include Prozac on the Couch, Against Health: How Health Became the New Morality, and Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland. He currently works for the Safe Tennessee Project, a non-partisan, volunteer-based organization concerned with gun-related injuries and fatalities both nationally and in Tennessee.
Please join Dr. Metzl for coffee and conversation before his talk at 3.