Thursday, November 21st, 6:30-8pm, Community Room
A former director of the Rhode Island Department of Health, Michael Fine has been a writer, community organizer, family physician, and public health official for forty years. He is currently charged with building the first Neighborhood Health Station in the U.S., in Central Falls, RI. In addition to his book Health Care Revolt, he has published widely in the medical literature, mostly about health policy. As a fiction writer, he has published short stories and poems in the U.S. and the UK. He served as a medical officer for Kenya and worked as a volunteer during the Liberian Civil War, the subject of Abundance, his first novel. The Providence Journal calls Abundance, “Suavely and elegantly fashioned…A thinking man’s thriller that makes Fine… the Ocean State’s own John le Carré.” This program is free and open to the public.