Nicolas K. Fletcher
Learn three interesting facts about Dr. Nicolas K. Fletcher’s circuitous path to his current occupation as a psychiatrist serving patients in Detroit.
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First-generation college grad Brandon Bond leaves few opportunities on the table. He’s pursuing dual master’s degrees, his very first flight was to a foreign country, and he’s gearing up for doctoral studies. Bond’s adventurous spirit is helping him build bridges between communities and the policies that affect them.
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