Position: Board Member
Undergraduate: Vanderbilt University
Medical School: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Residency: UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh
A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Dr. Amosun completed her medical training at University of Pittsburgh and a pediatrics residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. After working in the emergency department there, she moved back to Nashville in 2009. Dr. Amosun started her general practice in Nashville working at Nuestros Niños clinic, followed by a brief stint at Vanderbilt’s pediatric emergency department. She then served as medical director of Academy Children’s Clinic from 2014-2021, during which time it grew from a few thousand patients to one of the largest single location practices in Tennessee. She continues to see a small panel of patients at Academy.
Dr. Amosun now serves as the Assistant Commissioner of Health for the state of Tennessee and is the Director for the Division of Family Health and Wellness. She oversees reproductive women’s health services, chronic disease prevention and health promotion, injury prevention, the federal Maternal Child Health block grant, early childhood services, and supplemental nutrition/WIC for Tennessee. She chairs the Maternal Mortality Review Committee and co-chairs the Child Fatality Review Committee. She is also a member of the Health Disparities Task Force as well as on the Board of Commissioners for Volunteer Tennessee, a program to encourage volunteerism and community service across the state.