Dr. Harold Pollack is the Helen Ross Professor of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago. He co-directs the health and crime sections of the UChicago Urban Labs (link to the main site) and studies the intersection of poverty policy and public health. He is widely published American Journal of Public Health, Health Services Research, and JAMA, as well as Atlantic Monthly, Vox, and the Washington Post. Dr. Pollack is a Third Coast CFAR faculty member and key senior advisor.
You may read the New York Times column here.