Below is a clip of John McArthur from a 2017 panel alongside John Williams, Lark Hayes, and Neil McBride. View to learn more about his upbringing and work with the Black Lung Association in Jacksboro, Tenn.
John McArthur tells the story of his and the board’s decision to hire Bob Firestone and John Twiggs, both from the University of Minnesota, as the Jacksboro Clinic’s first two National Health Service Corps physicians. Despite cultural differences, the community… Continued
John McArthur elaborates on how his familial background and upbringing set him apart from many others involved with the Black Lung Association (BLA). Raised in Appalachia, he was radicalized while in college at UTC and shifted his studies from forestry… Continued