Michael D. Warren, MD MPH FAAP
Director of Maternal & Child Health
Tennessee Department of Health 


Dr. Michael Warren is the Director of Maternal & Child Health for the Tennessee Department of
Health. Warren received his undergraduate degree from Wake Forest University and his medical degree from the Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University. He completed his pediatrics residency, Chief Residency, and fellowship in Academic General Pediatrics at Vanderbilt, where he also obtained a Master’s in Public Health. He is certified by the American Board of Pediatrics.

Dr. Warren oversees numerous child- and family serving programs in all 95 counties, including
Children’s Special Services, Family Planning, Early Childhood Comprehensive Systems, Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening, Injury Prevention, Child Fatality and Fetal/Infant Mortality
Review, Lead Poisoning Prevention, Adolescent Health, Asthma, Newborn Metabolic
and Hearing Screening, and home visitation services provided through the Department
of Health.

Prior to joining the Department of Health, Dr. Warren served as an Assistant Professor
in the Department of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt and as Medical Director in the Governor’s
Office of Children’s Care Coordination. He is actively involved in the community and in
2010 was recognized as the Nashville Emerging Leader in the area of Health and
Medical Services.