Honoring Wennberg, Supporting Future Pioneers
Like many pioneers, Dr. John "Jack" Wennberg encountered resistance. In 1973, he and Dr. Alan Gittelsohn published a landmark paper in Science, documenting unwarranted geographic variations in health care. Their paper revealed that much of what doctors do was based less on science than on professional opinion and the capacity of the local health-care system.
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Once an up-and-coming motocross racer, Jason Fowler severed his spine in a bike crash in 1991. He was just 17 years old.
Similarly, then-Boston Police cadet David Estrada was left paralyzed when his motorbike was clipped from behind by a car in 1995. “I remember coming to between a parked car and the curb.
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