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John Hatch – Rutherfurd Living History

John Hatch

John W. Hatch is a professor in the department of health behavior and health education in the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. As an assistant professor at Tufts University School of Medicine in the 1960s, Hatch helped organize the Delta Health Center, Inc. of Mound Bayou, Mississippi. In response to widespread malnutrition in the region, Hatch initiated and directed an adjunct of the center, the North Bolivar County Farm Cooperative.