Human Health student, Lamar Greene, receives prestigious Truman Scholarship for his work on reducing health care disparities.

He is among just 59 college students across the United States to earn the highly competitive national honor, which is granted to exceptional students in their junior year who have demonstrated outstanding leadership, academic excellence and a commitment to a life of public service.

Greene, a human health major in Emory College who also is completing the concentration in health innovation offered through Goizueta Business School, is Emory’s second Truman Scholar in two years. As part of the award, which is administered by the Harry S. Truman Foundation, he will receive $30,000 for graduate study as well as professional development for a career in public service.

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