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About the Metro Public Health Department

Our Vision

"People creating healthy conditions everywhere"

Our Mission

The mission of the Metro Public Health Department is to protect, improve and sustain the health and well-being of all people in Metropolitan Nashville.

Our History

Foundational Health Goals

  • Improve and Sustain Family and Child Well-Being
  • Promote and Support Healthier Living
  • Create Healthier Community Environments
  • Prevent and Control Epidemics and Respond to Public Health Emergencies
  • Increase Access and Connection to Clinical Care

Core Values

Professionalism: We are well trained, knowledgeable, capable, and focused. We strive for excellence and innovation in our work. We hold ourselves accountable for producing results

Respect: We listen. We care about our customers. We care about one another. We are courteous, friendly, attentive, prompt, and effective in serving our customers and one another.

Integrity: We are honest, trustworthy, and consistent. We are good stewards of the public resources in our care.

Dedication: We are passionate about providing excellent service. We are always available to protect the health and well being of our customers and community.

Equality: We value diversity in our managers, team members and customers. We treat our customers, our partners, and one another with fairness and impartiality. We accommodate the special needs of our customers. We strive to eliminate disparities and aim for equity and justice in health.

Director of Health

William S. Paul, M.D., M.P.H.

Board of Health

A six member Board of Health appointed by the Mayor and confirmed by vote of the Metro Council governs the Department.

Current members are:

Samuel L. Felker, JD - Chair
Attorney in private practice

Carol Etherington, MSN, RN, FAAN - Vice-Chair
Associate Director, Community Health Initiatives
Vanderbilt Institute for Global Health

Thomas W. Campbell, MD
Psychiatrist

Henry Foster, MD
Chairman, Board of Pathfinder International, Boston Massachusetts
Chairman, National Advisory Committee for the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Program Common Ground: Transforming Public Health Informatics Systems

Francisca Guzmán
Media and Development Advisor, Disability Law & Advocacy Center

Margreete Johnston, MD
Pediatrician

Metro Public Health Department 2012 Annual Report

Health (Board of), Related Documents

 
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7/28/2016 Personnel Committee Agenda, July 28, 2016
7/7/2016 Agenda, July 7, 2016
7/7/2016 Personnel Committee Agenda, July 7, 2016
6/20/2016 Personnel Committee Agenda, June 20, 2016
6/9/2016 Agenda, June 9, 2016
6/9/2016 Minutes, June 9, 2016
5/12/2016 Agenda, May 12, 2016
5/12/2016 Minutes, May 12, 2016
4/7/2016 Agenda, April 7, 2016
4/7/2016 Minutes, for April 7, 2016
3/10/2016 Agenda, March 10, 2016
3/10/2016 Minutes, March 10, 2016
2/11/2016 Agenda, February 11, 2016
2/11/2016 Minutes, February 11, 2016
1/14/2016 Agenda, January 14, 2016
1/14/2016 Minutes, January 14, 2016
12/10/2015 Agenda December 10, 2015
12/10/2015 Minutes, December 10, 2015
11/12/2015 Agenda, November 12, 2015
11/12/2015 Minutes November 12, 2015
10/22/2015 Agenda, October 22, 2015
10/22/2015 Minutes October 22, 2015
9/25/2015 Retreat Minutes, September 25, 2015
9/17/2015 Agenda, September 17, 2015
9/17/2015 Minutes, September 17, 2015
8/13/2015 Agenda, August 13, 2015
8/13/2015 Minutes, August 13, 2015
7/23/2015 Agenda, July 23, 2015
7/23/2015 Minutes, July 23, 2015
6/11/2015 Agenda, June 11, 2015
6/11/2015 Minutes, June 11, 2015
5/14/2015 Agenda, May 14, 2015
5/14/2015 Minutes, May 14, 2015
4/14/2015 Agenda, April 14, 2015
4/14/2015 Minutes, April 14, 2015
4/9/2015 Agenda, April 9, 2015
3/12/2015 Agenda, March 12, 2015
3/12/2015 Agenda, March 12, 2015
3/12/2015 Evaluation Subcommittee Minutes, March 12, 2015
3/12/2015 Minutes, March 12, 2015
1/20/2015 Strategic Plan Review, January 20, 2015
1/15/2015 Evaluation Subcommittee Agenda, January 15, 2015
1/8/2015 Agenda, January 8, 2015
1/8/2015 Minutes, January 8, 2015
12/22/2014 Evaluation Subcommittee Agenda, December 22, 2014
12/22/2014 Evaluation Subcommittee Agenda, December 22, 2014 - Cancelled
12/11/2014 Agenda, December 11, 2014
12/11/2014 Minutes, December 11, 2014
11/13/2014 Minutes, November 13, 2014
10/9/2014 Agenda, October 9, 2014