William Heerman, MD, MPH
Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, 2008
Internal Medicine and Pediatric Residency-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Academic General Pediatrics Fellowship-Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN
Childhood Obesity, Behavioral Interventions, Social Determinants of Health, Underserved populations
Dr. Bill Heerman is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics. He is the Fellowship Director for Academic General Pediatrics and the Director of Divisional Research. He also co-leads the Epidemiology Track of Vanderbilt's Master in Public Health Program. His research focuses improving maternal-child health outcomes related to obesity in communities through the development and implementation of behavioral interventions to support healthy childhood growth. He has a particular focus on low-income and minority populations. He is board certified in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, and is committed to creating multi-generational solutions to health disparities.