Howard W is a primary-care doctor and sociologist who has focused on community organizing
and health in Illinois and previously in New Mexico, California, and Latin America. He is a
founding member of Physicians for a National Health Program, which works for a single-payer
national health program in the USA (“Improved Medicare for All”). With coworkers, he has
written books and articles about these topics and has taught at universities and medical schools
(currently the University of Illinois, Chicago, at the Rockford campus).