Arthur Kellermann, MD, MPH

Arthur L Kellermann, MD, MPH

Name: Arthur L Kellermann, MD, MPH

USU Department of Primary Appointment: 
Military and Emergency Medicine
Dean, School of Medicine
Faculty Rank: 
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Bethesda, MD

Research Interests:
Health Services Research
Operational Medicine/Military Readiness

Office Phone: 
(301) 295-3016


1985 M.P.H. University of Washington School of Public Health, Seattle, Washington
1980 M.D. Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia
1976 B.S. Rhodes College, Memphis, Tennessee


Arthur L Kellermann MD, MPH is Professor and Dean of “America’s Medical School,” the Hébert School of Medicine at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences in Bethesda, MD. Before joining USU, he held the Paul O’Neill-Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis at the RAND Corporation. From 1993-2010, he was professor and founding chair of Emergency Medicine and directed the Emory Center for Injury Control. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine (formerly IOM). A graduate of Emory University (MD) and the University of Washington (MPH), he is board certified in Emergency Medicine and Internal Medicine.

Representative publications, projects, and/or deployments

  • 2000 Member, National Academy of Medicine (previously Institute of Medicine)
  • 2000 Excellence in Science Award, Injury Control and Emergency Health Services Section, American Public Health Association
  • 2001 Scholar/Teacher Award, Emory University
  • 2005 Charles R. Hatcher, Jr. MD, Award for Excellence in Public Health, Rollins School of Public Health of Emory University
  • 2007 John G. Wiegenstein Award for National Leadership and Service, American College of Emergency Physicians
  • 2008 Leadership Award, Society for Academic Emergency Medicine
  • 2012 “History Maker," Emory University (one of 175 so designated in recognition of the University’s first 175 years)
  • 2012: Distinguished Alumnus Award, University of Washington School of Public Health
  • 2010-2013: Paul O'Neil-Alcoa Chair in Policy Analysis, RAND Corporation
  • 1997-2010: Founding Director, Emory Center for Injury Control and Founding Chair, Department of Emergency Medicine; Emory University


  • Lipstein SH, Kellermann AL. Workforce for 21st Century Health and Health Care. JAMA. Published online Sept. 26, 2016. Doi:10.1001/jama.2016.13715
  • Kellermann AL, Mabry R. Bringing a Battlefield Lesson Home. Acad Emerg Med. Article first published online: 20 AUG 2015. DOI: 10.1111/acem.12749.
  • Kellermann AL. Obstacles to Developing Cost-Lowering Health Technology: The Inventor’s Dilemma. JAMA. 2015; 314(14):1447-48. doi:10.1001/jama.2015.10114
  • O’Connor FG, Grunberg N, Kellermann AL, Schoomaker E. Leadership education and development at the Uniformed Services University. Mil Med. 2015;180(4)suppl.147-152.
  • Saguil A, Kellermann AL. The Community College Pathway to Medical School: A Road Less Traveled. Acad. Med. 2014;89(12):15891592.
  • Kellermann AL. The Next 50 Years. Military Medicine. 2014;179(11):1177-1180.
  • Kellermann AL, Hsia RY, Yeh C, Morganti KG. Emergency Care: Then, Now and Next. Health Affairs, 32, no. 12 (2013): 2069-2017.
  • Kellermann AL, Saultz J, Mehrotra A, Jones SS, Dalal S. Primary Care Technicians: A Solution To The Primary Care Workforce Gap Health Affairs, 32, no.11 (2013):1893-1898.
  • Kellermann AL, Peleg K. Lessons from Boston. N Engl J Med 2013; 368:1956-1957. DOI: 10.1056/NEJMp1305304.
  • Kellermann AL, Jones SS. What It Will Take to Achieve the As-Yet-Unfulfilled Promises Of Health Information Technology. Health Affairs. 2013;32(1):63-68.