Dr. Kenneth L. Fox

Evanston, Illinois
United States

Focus Areas

Community & Civic Engagement
Youth Development
Youth Development


Ken Fox is a pediatrician and a medical anthropologist who tirelessly advocates for youth - particularly youth of color. He recently relocated to Chicago, his hometown, after spending a decade working and teaching in Boston. Ken worked as a primary care physician at the South End Community Health Center and at Boston Medical Center's Adolescent Clinic. He also taught in the Department of Pediatrics at Boston University's School of Medicine, as well as in the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School. As a Kellogg Fellow, Ken explored popular culture among African American and Afro-Latino urban male youth and how it could be applied to positive social and civic identity under conditions of inequality. Working full time at the Erie Family Health Center. He measures success by continually asking himself: How well did I serve the poor today?