Diversity Forum Series: Health Equity

February 5, 2008, 12:00pm – 1:30pm
Cox Lounge, Brandeis School of Law
Sponsored by: Center for Health Equity, Center for Land Use and Environmental Responsibility, Kentucky Resources Council, Metropolitan Housing Coalition, Signature Partnership Initiative, Student Health Law Association.

On Tuesday, Feb. 5, at noon in the Cox Lounge, the Black Law Students Association and the Diversity Committee will present a discussion with Dr. Adewale Troutman, Director, Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness. Dr. Troutman will discuss health equity issues, including the lack of equal access to healthy, affordable food in certain sectors of our community ("the food desert"). He will be joined by Cathy Hinko, Director, Metropolitan Housing Coalition, and Dr. Lauri Andress, Director, Center for Health Equity.

For more information, contact Robin Harris by email or call 852-6083.

For more on our sponsors, please visit their websites:

Black Law Students Association
Center for Health Equity
Center for Land Use and Environmental Responsibility
Diversity Committee
Kentucky Resources Council
Metropolitan Housing Coalition
Signature Partnership Initiative
Student Health Law Association

Speaker Bios

Dr. Adewale Troutman, became director of Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness in 2004. He is also an associate professor at the University of Louisville School of Public Health. Troutman holds an M.D. from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, 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. Dr. Troutman's full bio is available on the Louisville Metro Public Health and Wellness site.