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PUBLIC HEALTH ADVISORY CONCERNING FENTANYL AND FENTANYL-LACED SUBSTANCES
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Kenneth S. Robinson, MD

Commissioner February 7, 2003 – January 19, 2007​​
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Kenneth S. Robinson, M.D., a native of Nashville earned a bachelor of arts, cum laude, from Harvard University; a medical degree from Harvard Medical School; and a master’s of divinity from Vanderbilt Divinity School. He served as a Diplomat of the American Board of Internal Medicine, formerly practicing and teaching General Internal Medicine as a faculty member for a decade at the Vanderbilt School of Medicine.

For 12 years, he served exclusively as an academic physician, including assistant dean for Admissions and Student Affairs in the College of Medicine at the University of Tennessee, Memphis. He has also served as vice-chairman of the department’s Black Heath Care Task Force. He served as pastor and chief executive of the progressive St. Andrew AME Church in Memphis. He founded and was president and CEO of the Works, Inc., an associated, faith-based community housing development organization.