Paul Campbell Erwin, MD, PhD
Paul Campbell Erwin, MD, DrPH, is professor and head for the Department of Public Health. He joined the faculty at UT in 2007 to establish the Center for Public Health, which served as the springboard for establishing the Department of Public Health in 2010. Before joining the University of Tennessee, he worked with the Tennessee Department of Health for 16 years, with the last 12 years spent as the director of the East Tennessee Regional Health Office. During that time, he focused extensively on community-based health assessment and planning, engaging local county health councils, faculty, and students at the University of Tennessee. He was a member (and later chair) of the national work group which produced MAPP (Mobilizing for Action through Planning and Partnerships), including the local tool of the National Public Health Performance Standards Program.
Prior to serving with the Tennessee Department of Health, he spent two years as a fellow in international health at the Aga Khan University in Karachi, Pakistan. He is boarded in internal medicine and public health and preventive medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine.
Paul Erwin’s Vita