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Scott Edward Rutledge

Scott Edward Rutledge, Ph.D., M.S.W.
Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs, Associate Professor

Contact

215-204-6021
 

Education

  • M.S.W, in Integrated Practice, University of Iowa
  • Ph.D. in Social Welfare, University of Washington 

Research Interest

  • HIV & AIDS

Biography 

Scott Edward Rutledge is the associate dean for Faculty Affairs for Temple University’s College of Public Health and associate professor in its School of Social Work. His research portfolio includes developing HIV prevention interventions for African American gay/bisexual men and prisoners, contextualizing and reducing AIDS stigma in health services, and understanding patterns of HIV disclosure in sexual situations. In addition, he researches medication adherence among people with HIV and is exploring health disparities among transgender persons. He has taught practice, health behavior theory, a transition course for BSW students entering the advanced standing MSW program, HIV/AIDS & Social Work, and Integrative Seminar (the MSW capstone course). He completed his MSW in Integrated Practice at the University of Iowa and his PhD in Social Welfare at the University of Washington where he was an NIMH prevention science predoctoral trainee. His practice experience includes supervising foster care and adoption programs, HIV prevention counseling, and community planning for HIV prevention and AIDS care.