Assistant Professor, Department of Family and Community Medicine
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William Nettleton, MD, MPH, is an Assistant Professor in WMed's Department of Family and Community Medicine and Medical Director of Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department and Calhoun County Public Health Department. He sees patients and teaches resident physicians and medical students as part of WMed’s Family Medicine Residency Program at their clinical site on Crosstown Parkway. He also attends to hospitalized patients on the family medicine inpatient service at Bronson Methodist Hospital and teaches medical students at WMed.
Dr. Nettleton attended Hope College where he earned degrees in philosophy and biology in 2007. He has a Master’s degree in Public Health and graduated from Wayne State University School of Medicine in 2012.
Dr. Nettleton completed a four year dual residency in Family Medicine and Preventive Medicine/Public Health at the Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, Oregon. He is board certified in both family medicine and general preventive medicine and public health.
Dr. Nettleton served as the 2020 President of the Michigan Association of Preventive Medicine and Public Health Physicians. He was recognized as a 40 under 40 leader in public health by the de Beaumont Foundation in 2021. He received the Good Government Coin from the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services in 2022 for excellence in public health practice.
- American Board of Family Medicine (Family Medicine)
- American Board of Preventive Medicine (Public Health and General Preventive Medicine)
Education and Training
- Residency 2016, Preventive Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
- MPH 2016, Health Management and Policy, Portland State University
- Residency 2015, Family Medicine, Oregon Health & Science University
- MD 2012, School of Medicine, Wayne State University
- BA 2007, Biology and Philosophy, Hope College
- Public Health
- Family Medicine
Nettleton W.D. Interpreting sars-cov-2 diagnostic tests: Common questions and answers American Family Physician. 2021;103(8):465-472.
Nettleton W.D., Reimink B., Arends K.D., Potter D., Henderson J.J., Dietrich S., Franks M. Protracted, Intermittent Outbreak of Salmonella Mbandaka Linked to a Restaurant — Michigan, 2008-2019 MMWR Recommendations and Reports. 2021;70(33):1109-1113.
Quilter L.A.S., St Cyr S.B., Hong J., Asbel L., Bautista I., Carter B., Casimir Y., Denny M., Ervin M., Gomez R., Harvey A., Holderman J.L., Johnson K., Kohn R.P., Learner E.R., Mauk K., Menza T., Mettenbrink C., Nettleton W.D., Nicosia K.R., Pham C.D., Ried C., Schlanger K., Schneider A., Soge O.O., Tabidze I., Taylor S.N., Tilghman W., Toler C., Weinstock H., Torrone E.A. Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Urogenital and Extragenital Neisseria gonorrhoeae Isolates Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Strengthening the US Response to Resistant Gonorrhea and Enhanced Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project, 2018 to 2019 Sexually transmitted diseases. 2021:S111-S117.
Nettleton W.D., Kent J.B., Macomber K., Brandt M.G., Jones K., Ridpath A.D., Raphael B.H., Wells E.V. Ongoing cluster of highly related disseminated gonococcal infections - Southwest Michigan, 2019 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. 2020;69(12):353-354.
King V., Nettleton W. Intermittent inhaled corticosteroid therapy for mild persistent asthma in children and adults American Family Physician. 2016;94(1):21-22.
Nettleton W., King V. The risk of MI and ischemic stroke with combined oral contraceptives American Family Physician. 2016;94(9):691-692.