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Scott Edward Rutledge

Associate Dean
Associate Professor
Faculty Affairs
Social Work

Bell Building, Suite 370
1101 W. Montgomery Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19122


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. As Associate Dean, he leads all aspects of the faculty development life cycle from hiring to retiring.

His research portfolio includes developing HIV prevention interventions for African American gay/bisexual men and prisoners, contextualizing and reducing AIDS stigma in health services, understanding patterns of HIV disclosure in sexual situations and exploring health disparities among transgender persons.

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 social work practice experience includes supervising foster care and adoption programs, HIV prevention counseling, and community planning for HIV prevention and AIDS care.


  • PhD, Social Welfare, University of Washington
  • MSW, Integrated Practice Concentration, University of Iowa
  • BA, Communication, Marycrest College