Advocating for public health

Dr. Olson Huff hasn’t slowed down in retirement

Black Mountain News, June 12, 2012

For Black Mountain resident and retired pediatrician Olson Huff, the link between medicine and advocacy is obvious.

“You believe in people being healthy and then you want each person you come in contact with to have good health,” he said. “Then you begin to see how each aspect of their world affects health. So you can’t ignore certain issues and aspects . . .  read more

About Olson Huff, MD

Olson Huff is a pediatrician, author, husband, father of three sons and grandfather of four dynamic and growing grandchildren. Often described as a visionary leader and eclectic thinker, his efforts have always been to acknowledge the power, value and delight to be found in ALL children. As a pediatrician he has used his skills as a clinician to provide healing, as an author his words to reveal the spirit of children and as an advocate to plead their case from the state house of politics to the White House of policy changes. His vision is that ALL children will have the very best start in life from their earliest years of development to the brightness of the future they aspire to shape. He believes ALL children have a right to affordable, quality health care, clean and safe environments and homes that cherish their presence.
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