William Schaffner, MD, Public Health Hero Award: Dr. John J. Dreyzehner

The William Schaffner, MD, Public Health Hero Award is given every two years in partnership with the Tennessee Medical Association.  Named in honor of Dr. William Schaffner, an internationally acclaimed expert in the field of infectious diseases whose contributions to public health are legendary, the recipient of this prestigious award is someone who exemplifies Dr. Schaffner’s professionalism, enthusiasm and commitment.  The 2018 winner John J. Dreyzehner, MD, MPH, FACOEM, Commissioner, Tennessee Department of Health.