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Among his numerous accomplishments, Troutman received the first annual MediStar Physician of the Year Award, which recognizes outstanding leadership to improve accessibility and affordability of healthcare.

Troutman earned his medical degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey and completed a residency and internship in family medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina. He earned his master’s in public health from the Columbia University School of Public Health and a master’s in black studies from the State University of New York.

'Clyburn has a proven record of public health advocacy'

The University of South Carolina’s Arnold School named the lecture series for Clyburn because his service to people in the Palmetto State and his leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives have been critical in improving public health.

“Representative Clyburn has a proven record of advocacy for public health issues vital to the health and well-being of children, adults and senior citizens throughout our state and nation,” Glover said.

Speakers for the program also will include Dr. Henry N. Tisdale, Claflin University president, University of South Carolina President Harris Pastides and Dr. Tom Chandler, Arnold School dean.

Partners for the lecture include the Arnold School of Public Health and the S.C. Partnership to Fight Chronic Diseases.

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Event details

  • What: James E. Clyburn Health Disparities Lecture
  • When: 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 21
  • Where:  Arnold School of Public Health Research Center auditorium, 921 Assembly St. | map
  • More information: Call 803-251-6300

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