Christianne Roumie, MD, MPH

Associate Professor, Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Institute for Medicine and Public Health
Director, Masters of Public Health Program
Dept. of Health Policy
Office Address
1310 24th Ave South
(615) 873-8013

Christianne Roumie, M.D., MPH graduated Alpha Omega Alpha from Rutgers University, N.J Medical School in 1998. She completed training in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics, and an M.P.H. from Vanderbilt in 2005. Dr. Roumie was recruited as a physician-scientist in cardiovascular prevention and improvement. Her research area is in the design and execution of interventions to improve cardiovascular risk and morbidity. She utilizes population-based approaches to improve patient care. She is a clinical leader in the complex interactions between cardiovascular risk factor control and medication utilization. She has dedicated her research and clinical career to improving population health; including evidence-based care for medication prescribing.    


Dr. Roumie has developed successful and important research designed to improve health outcomes by developing evidence-based information for patients, clinicians, and decision-makers about effective interventions. Dr. Roumie has developed a national and international reputation for her work in medications, cardiovascular epidemiology, and improvement.  She is often invited to present her research as a national/ international speaker on pharmacoepidemiology and cardiovascular risk factor management. These include platform presentations at the American Diabetes Association, American Heart Association, Society of General Internal Medicine, and at Queens University in Belfast, Northern Ireland, and in Montreal, Canada. She has participated in multiple expert committees, including the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Diabetes Research Consortium Executive Committee and the Veterans Health Administration Geriatrics taskforce. She is a standing member (voting) and Chair of the Food and Drug Administration's Nonprescription Drugs Advisory Committee (NDAC).    

Dr. Roumie has been an outstanding teacher and mentor. She is the Deputy Director of the Nashville VA Quality Scholars Program. She serves as a primary mentor to junior faculty in medicine, surgery, and pediatrics. She is the PI of a T32 program and the Learning Health System K12 Program. In 2019 she received the Grant Liddle Research Mentorship Award.