Dr. Adewale Troutman, Louisville Metro Health Department
Dr. Adewale Troutman has a distinguished record of achievement in public health education, leadership, research, and advocacy. He has been the director of the Louisville Metro Health Department since January 2004 and is an associate professor at the University of Louisville School of Public Health.
Troutman also holds a Frederick Douglas Visiting Professorship from the University of Louisville School of Pan African studies. He has served on the adjunct faculty of the Fort Valley State University Department of Public Health (2002-2003), on the adjunct faculty of Emory University’s Rollins School of Public Health (2002-2003), as a clinical associate professor at the Morehouse School of Medicine (2001-present), and as assistant clinical professor at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (1995-1997).
After completing his M.D. at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Troutman earned an M.P.H. from the Columbia University School of Public Health and an M.A. in black studies from the State University of New York. He served a residency and internship in family medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina.
Troutman’s many leadership positions include serving as the chair of the Health and Social Justice Advisory Committee of the National Association of County and City Health Officials, on the governing board of the American Public Health Association, on the board of directors of the Jomandi Theatre Company, and as president of the Black Caucus of Health Workers.
- Program 111
- A look back at a vintage Louisville holiday; the Art Sparks gallery at the Speed Museum; workshops to help you live a healthier life; and Dr. Adewale Troutman, director of the Louisville Metro Health Department. (#111)