Blackwell, Timothy S.

Blackwell, Timothy S

Timothy S. Blackwell is a board-certified critical care, internal medicine and pulmonology physician who studies mesothelioma in the hope of discovering better treatments.

  • Director of center’s Division of Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care.
  • Investigates development of mesothelioma, paying particular attention to mechanisms by which chronic inflammation alters the lung microenvironment and paves the way for tumors to begin.
  • Extensive publishing history of medical and scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Teaches at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.


  • M.D. degree from University of Alabama at Birmingham.