Dr. Mike Threlkeld; the founder of Threlkeld Infectious Disease; graduated from the University of Tennessee Center for the Health Sciences (UTCHS) with highest honors in 1983. His postgraduate training in internal medicine came at The Johns Hopkins Hospital in Maryland and his fellowship in infectious disease was at the University of Alabama – Birmingham. He was board-certified in infectious disease in 1988. In addition to serving as president of Threlkeld Infectious Disease; he also holds the position of hospital epidemiologist at St. Francis Hospital in Memphis and is an assistant professor for the UTCHS program.
Married to Susan and father of two daughters; Dr. Mike is an avid bird photographer and travels around the world in search of the best images of birds that he can find.