Scott Edward Rutledge is Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs for Temple University’s College of Public Health and Associate Professor in its School of Social Work. His research focuses on the HIV/AIDS prevention and care continuum, particularly for African American men and transgender persons, as well as stigma in health services. He has taught foundation social work practice, health behavior theory, a transition course for BSW alumni entering the advanced standing MSW program, 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. He volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate for foster children.