CUNY School of Public Health: 5:30 p.m. The Kaye Playhouse, East 68th Street, between Lexington and Park Avenues, Manhattan.
Keynote Speaker: Dr. Adewale Troutman, Immediate Past President of the American Public Health Association. A graduate of Lehman College and Bronx Community College, Dr. Troutman has devoted his career to the principles of social justice, human rights and health equity. Raised in the South Bronx and trained as a family physician, he has long been dedicated to finding ways to eliminate inequities in the nation’s health care system. Dr. Troutman was dean of the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health; held special consultancies with the World Health Organization; and served as director of the Louisville Metro Department of Public Health and Wellness, where he is credited with passing one of the strongest anti-smoking laws in the nation. Dr. Troutman has an MD from New Jersey Medical School, a Masters in Public Health from Columbia University, Masters in Black Studies from the State University of New York in Albany.
A reception will immediately follow in the Faculty Dining Room 8th Floor, West Building.
Contact: Ohemaa Boahemaa, 212-396-7729.