University of South Florida College of Public Health Professor Adewale Troutman, MD, MPH, is the recipient of the 2012 American Journal of Public Health “Paper of the Year” Award. He was recognized for a paper he coauthored titled, “Health Disparities and Health Equity: The Issue Is Justice.” The award was presented at the American Public Health Association’s Annual Meeting in San Francisco.
Dr. Troutman holds a faculty appointment in the USF College of Public Health and directs the Center for Leadership in Public Health. Additionally, he directs the Public Health Practice Program, which offers a MPH degree in online and executive weekend formats.
In November, Dr. Troutman was installed as president of the American Public Health Association.