Dr. Jan Probst, Director of the SCRHRC, received the faculty 2012 Martin Luther King Day Social Justice Award on January 18, 2013. The Social Justice Award is presented annually to a USC faculty member, a student and a staff member, each of whom have exemplified the philosophies of the late civil rights leader through random or ongoing acts of community service, social justice or racial reconciliation. Dr. Probst’s continuing work in the field of rural minority health was noted during the award ceremony.
Dr. Probst joins Dr Saundra Glover of the Center as a recipient of the USC’s MLK award. Dr. Glover received the Social Justice award in 2010.