NEWS BRIEF: Mayor’s violence reduction unit adds noted physician
Emory’s Michael Clery gains new post
A professor at Emory University’s School of Medicine is joining the Atlanta mayor’s Office of Violence Reduction as its inaugural deputy director, a press release announced this week. Michael Clery is also a physician at Grady Health System where he treats victims of violent injury, domestic and sexual trauma, and human trafficking.
Clery is described by Emory staffers as a Harvard-educated expert in adolescent firearm possession, social urban policy and hospital-based violence intervention programs. He previously worked for Detroit Public Health and helped create a violence reduction strategy for the city. Details: emory.edu