Thomas E. Dobbs III, MD, MPH
State Health Officer
Dr. Dobbs has previously served at MSDH for many years in the roles of District Health Officer and State Epidemiologist. He holds a Doctorate of Medicine and a Master's in Public Health from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He is Board Certified in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. Prior to joining the Department of Health, Dobbs worked as an Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases physician in Laurel and Hattiesburg, Mississippi. He is a member of the Mississippi State Medical Association and the Infectious Diseases Society of America, and is an Associate Professor at the UMMC School of Population Health. Dr. Dobbs became State Health Officer in 2018.
‘I’m frustrated’: Dobbs apologizes after labeling those spreading COVID falsehoods ‘anti-science Nazis’
July 20th, 2021
July 19th , 2021
Dobbs calls Mississippians excuse "monkeys" and
MSMA COVID-19 Update Conservations with MSDH
Dobbs on why its so important for pregnant women to be vaccinated
2 hospitalized in Mississippi after taking livestock medicine to combat COVID-19, MSDH says
August 23rd, 2021
Dobbs warns against the 'poison' of COVID vaccine misinformation during his visit to the Coast
August 9th, 2021
Dobbs: Ivermectin has developed a ‘weird cult following’
Sept 3rd, 2021
Dobbs on WAPT 16
Dobbs on WDAM 7
Dobbs on WLBT 3
Dobbs on Twitter
CNN Newsroom on Twitter: "White, maskless people are causing an uptick in Mississippi’s Covid-19 cases, Dr. Thomas Dobbs says. “It may well be that we found a pretty receptive audience in the African American community... We’re not having the same success... with other segments of the population” https://t.co/EfrDZOTh74" / Twitter
Leah M. Willingham on Twitter: "At the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where the state has set up its 2nd parking garage field hospital. “We all know Delta is different,” State Health Officer Dr. Thomas Dobbs said. “Instead of women burying their parents, we’re seeing women bury their children.” https://t.co/Z0E1w3rIIH" / Twitter
Dobbs on facebook
Dobbs on You Tube
Dobbs keeps repeating - Covid is Deadly !
Dobbs says only way out is to Vaccinate !
The Immuned don't need to be vaccinated!
Dobbs keeps repeating the vaccines are Safe !
Dobbs keeps repeating the vaccines are Effective!
Dobbs keeps repeating the vaccines are Free!
Dobbs vilifies Ivermectin!
August 20 MSDH Health Alert about Ivermectin.pdf
Dobbs leads Mississippians the vaccines are FDA approved!
Dobbs teams up with the Biden White house Covid Team Vaccine Doctor !
Dobbs pushes to vaccinate pregnant women and nursing mothers!
Dobbs pushes to vaccinate children!
Dobbs keeps pushing vaccines despite mounting evidence of the increased risks and decreased efficacy of the vaccines!