Joseph A. Tyndall, M.D., MPH

Joseph A. Tyndall, M.D., MPH

Dr. Joseph (Adrian) Tyndall is Chief of Emergency Services and Medical Director of the Emergency Department at Shands at the University of Florida, is Associate professor and Chairman of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine in Gainesville and a member of the Governing Board of Directors of Shands Teaching Hospital and Clinics which is the major teaching hospital of the Shands & UF Academic Health Center.  He has extensive and broad ranging experience in Emergency Department and Hospital leadership and is an appointed member of the Medical Executive Committee and the Board Quality Committee of Shands Health Care. He also serves on the Hospital’s Operations and Quality Board, the Faculty Group Practice Board and Executive Committee as well as the Executive Committee of the College of Medicine. Dr. Tyndall began his career in academic medicine in Brooklyn, and served as the Emergency Medicine Residency Program Director at the Brooklyn Hospital Center in Brooklyn New York and has had faculty appointments as an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and the State University of New York Health Sciences Center in Brooklyn.  Dr. Tyndall also holds an Executive Master’s Degree in Public Health in the area of health services management and health policy from the Mailman School of Public Health of Columbia University in New York and has an active interest in health services research. Dr. Tyndall received a 2010 Ebony Appreciation Legacy Award for being the 1st African American to hold the position of Chair in the College of Medicine at the University of Florida. 

CME Courses

Asthma and COPD Symposium

Asthma is one of the most common chronic medical conditions in the U.S. It affects 16 million adults and 6.1 million children and results in two million visits to emergency departments, 70,000 hospitalizations, and 5,000 deaths annually. The burden of asthma disproportionately affects persons of lower socioeconomic status.

Publish Date: 11/27/2012
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