Joseph A. Tyndall, M.D., M.P.H


Dr. Joseph (Adrian) Tyndall, M.D., M.P.H., is the Executive Vice President for Health Affairs and Professor and Dean of the Morehouse School of Medicine since July 1st 2021. Prior to Morehouse School of Medicine, Dr. Tyndall served as Professor and Chair of the Department of emergency medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine from January 2021 until his departure from UF in 2021. During his tenure at UF, he was appointed interim dean of the College of Medicine from August 2018 to January of 2021 and was subsequently appointed to the position of Associate Vice President for Strategic and Academic Affairs for UF Health in Gainesville Florida before his recruitment to Morehouse School of Medicine. He served on the Board of Directors of UF Health Shands Hospital at the University of Florida from 2010 to 2021 was chair of the Board of Trustees for the UF Health Proton Therapy Institute during his tenure as interim dean. He served on the Board of Directors of the Florida College of Emergency Physicians from 2011-2021 serving as the societies President from 2018-2019. He is currently a member of the Board of Directors of Grady Health System in Atlanta Georgia, is a trustee and President of the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Foundation -emergency medicine’s national foundation supporting education and research in emergency care.

Dr. Tyndall is a graduate of the University of Maryland School of Medicine and the emergency medicine residency program at the University of Maryland Medical System serving as Chief Resident. He received his master’s degree in Health Services Management and Health Policy from Columbia University in the City of New York. He is an elected member of the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society and the Gold Humanism Honor Society. He has published and lectured extensively nationally and internationally in emergency medicine and has active research interests in acute brain injury. He is an editor of 10th edition of the leading textbook in Emergency Medicine Rosen’s Emergency Medicine; Concepts and Clinical Practice.