Advancing the Vaccine Law Dialogue

Pre-conference: September 13 Washington, D.C.

Kenneth Williams, MD, PhD

Kenneth Williams, MD, PhD

Assistant Commissioner of Clinical Services, Chief Medical Officer, Tennessee Department of Correction


Dr. Kenneth Williams, Chief Medical Officer, is responsible for the provision of clinical services and manages a team of licensed medical and behavioral health care providers. They include the Directors of Pharmacy, Nursing, Clinical Quality Assurance, and Behavioral Health and Substance Use Services. The Chief Medical Officer is also responsible for managing the vendor contracts which provide the delivery of clinical services and also for developing agency policies which guide the delivery of those services.