Welcome Dr. Michael Caldwell
NashvilleHealth welcomes Michael Caldwell, M.D., Nashville's new director of the Metro Public Health Department.
Dr. Caldwell, a seasoned public health leader, joined the department in early March 2020 just as a devastating tornado hit the city and the first case of coronavirus was detected.
Dr. Caldwell previously served for 19 years as the Commissioner of Health for Dutchess County, NY. He is nationally recognized for his work on tobacco control and emergency preparedness as well as vaccine research, development and policy.
Dr. Caldwell is a graduate of Columbia University, an internal medicine physician trained at the Mount Sinai Medical Center with a Masters of Public Health from Harvard, and he completed a Preventive Medicine residency program at State University of New York, Albany.