Thomas E. Dobbs III, MD, MPH
District Health Officer, Public Health District 8
Dr. Dobbs holds a Doctorate of Medicine from Emory University, and a Master's in Public Health Degree from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine as a Diplomate in Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Prior to joining the Department of Health, he practiced as an infectious disease physician and served as past secretary of the South Mississippi Medical Society. His professional affiliations include membership in the American Medical Association, the Mississippi State Medical Association and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, as well as serving on the Clinical Advisory Committee of the National HIVQUAL Project of the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration.