A former mental patient. A renowned psychiatrist. A common dream.
As Baltimore’s long-tenured health commissioner, Peter Beilenson daily confronts some of the nation’s most entrenched big-city health problems. He does it with political savvy, a flair for statistics, and one foot on the accelerator.
Emerging from a remote corner of China, SARS wreaked havoc in 28 countries—killing hundreds, infecting thousands, quarantining millions, and costing billions. What does SARS mean for the future of public health?