If you are a patient and need assistance, please call:

VUMC Infectious Diseases Clinic: (615) 936-1174

or Metro Nashville Public Health Department, TB Clinic: (615) 340-5650

The Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center offers the following web resources which offer more information about tuberculosis and elimination efforts worldwide.

World Health Organization (WHO)

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Tennessee Tuberculosis Elimination Program

Metro Nashville Tuberculosis Elimination Program

Get the Facts: TB Fact Sheet


The story of Natalie Skipper, a multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) patient treated by the Metro Public Health Department, Tennessee Department of Health. and Vanderbilt Medical Center