Dr. Robert Dedmon retires
June 13, 2013 College News - Robert E. Dedmon, MD, MPH, Clinical Professor in the Institute for Health and Society, recently retired from active participation on the MCW faculty. Since 1991, he has served as a guest lecturer for different areas of the College, including the Masters in Public Health (MPH) program and the Clinical and Translational Science Institute of Southeast Wisconsin.
Throughout his career, Dr. Dedmon worked in a variety of public health fields, including global health, international travel medicine, rabies prevention and corporate wellness.
He received his MD from the Indiana University School of Medicine in 1956 and did his residency/fellowship training at Rush Medical College and also the University College Hospital Medical School in London. He received his MPH degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin in 1991, after which he was appointed Clinical Professor at MCW.
Dr. Dedmon plans to spend his retirement with his family, which includes his wife, three daughters and grandchildren, as well as traveling, golfing and hunting. He also plans to attend future travel medicine meetings.