2nd Annual Hubie Jones Lecture in Urban Health
- 10:00 am on Saturday, April 27, 2013
- 11:30 am on Saturday, April 27, 2013
Wrapping up the month of Global Days of Service 2013, the Boston University School of Social Work is proud to announce the 2nd Annual Hubie Jones Lecture in Urban Health, featuring human rights, health equity, social justice activist and President of the American Public Health Association, Dr. Adewale Troutman. Date/Time: Saturday, April 27, 2013, 10-11:30 a.m. Topic: Health Equity and Social Justice: Social Work’s Critical Role Location: Metcalf Trustee Center, 9th floor of One Silber Way, Boston, MA 02215 Price:While this event is complimentary, advance registration is recommended as space is limited. Dr. Troutman has over 40 years of dedicated practice through action to the principles of universal freedoms and the elimination of racism, injustice and oppression. His experience includes special consultancies with the World Health Organization in Thailand and Japan, health assessment missions in Angola, Jamaica and Zaire, and training in India and Austria. His commitment to justice has evolved into his nationally recognized efforts to create health equity and the supremacy of the social determinants of health, the founding of the first Center for Health Equity at a local health department, and the creation of the Mayors Healthy Hometown Movement. He is also credited with the passage of one of the strongest anti-smoking ordinances in the country. His unique educational background has been a major factor in the quest to eliminate racism and injustice – Dr. Troutman has a Doctor of Medicine from New Jersey Medical School, a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University, a Masters in Black Studies from the State University of New York in Albany, and board certification from the National Board of Public Health Examiners. His career has included clinical emergency medicine, hospital administration, academic, and public health practice. He served as an Associate Professor at the University of Louisville’s School of Public Health & Information Sciences while directing the Metro-Louisville Department of Public Health & Wellness. To register for the event, visit the Boston University 2013 Global Day of Service website.