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New Clinician Spotlight: Titus Daniels

Jun. 16, 2021, 2:08 PM

Titus Daniels, MD, MPH, MMHC

Titus Daniels, MD, MPH, MMHC, associate professor of Medicine, has returned to Vanderbilt University Medical Center; he was previously on the faculty from 2007 to 2017.

“We are so delighted to have Dr. Daniels back in the Division of Infectious Diseases,” said David Aronoff, MD, Addison B. Scoville Jr. Professor of Medicine and director of the division. “Our clinical services are expanding to meet the needs of a growing patient population, particularly with recent hospital acquisitions throughout the state. Dr. Daniels is helping to lead our growth in telehealth and services we will provide for outlying hospitals related to infectious disease consultation, infection prevention, and antimicrobial stewardship.”

Daniels’s clinical and scholarly interests are in areas of health care epidemiology, antimicrobial stewardship and orthopaedic infections. He continues to enjoy establishing new clinical programs, especially with clinical colleagues in the community.

“Coming back to VUMC feels like coming home; it really is a truly terrific place to practice medicine,” Daniels said. “With my return, I’ll be focused on clinical infectious diseases, implementing our infectious diseases program in Clarksville, and working to advance our efforts around Tele-ID. Having spent several years in administration, I am extremely excited to be at the bedside again working alongside my colleagues.”

Daniels completed medical school, internship and residency (internal medicine) at the University of Kansas School of Medicine. He was a clinical fellow in infectious diseases at VUMC and earned his MPH degree from Vanderbilt during his fellowship. He earned his MMHC degree from Vanderbilt in 2011.

Daniels served as vice chair for Clinical Affairs for the Department of Medicine from 2012 to 2015 and received a Five Pillar Leader Award from VUMC in 2013. He is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the Infectious Diseases Society of America and the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

Patients can be referred to Dr. Daniels by calling the Infectious Disease Clinic, 615-936-1174.

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