Muntu Davis, MD, MPH
Director and Health Officer
Alameda County Public Health Department
Dr. Muntu Davis is currently the Public Health Department Director and County Health Officer in Alameda County, California. He advises the County Board of Supervisors, local government agencies, and community members and organizations on medical and public health issues and on the development and implementation of public health policy and practices. He also provides oversight, strategic direction and fiscal management of the department and all of its divisions. He joined the ACPHD in October 2005.
Prior to working Alameda County, he worked in the Immunization Branch of the California Department of Health Services on pandemic planning and education on febrile rash evaluation. He also practiced medicine in urban and rural primary care and urgent care clinics in Northern and Southern California. He received his medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and completed a residency in Family Medicine at Presbyterian Intercommunity Hospital in Whittier, California. He completed The California Endowment Scholars in Health Policy Fellowship and received his Master of Public Health degree from Harvard School of Public Health in Boston, Massachusetts, where he analyzed policies regarding emergency response planning, implementation, evaluation and modification at the county level in California.