On Wednesday, October 14, Dr. Rishi Manchanda will serve as the keynote speaker for Pisgah Legal Services’ Annual Poverty Forum.

Manchanda is an ‘upstreamist’ physician and public health innovator. His work and expertise focuses on systems design to improve primary care, the social and environmental conditions that make people sick, and health and human rights. He serves as the medical director of a clinic for high-utilizer homeless Veterans in Los Angeles.

The forum will take place at Diana Wortham Theatre in downtown Asheville. Details about the event, including online registration, will be available soon!