William Keck

C. William Keck, MD, MPH

Northeast Ohio Medical University

Professor Emeritus, Family and Community Medicine

Contact Information

NEOMED Family and Community Medicine

4209 State Route 44

PO Box 95

Rootstown OH 44272-0095

Phone: 330.325.6170

Fax: 330.325.5907

Email: cwk@neomed.edu

Case Western Reserve University, MD

Harvard School of Public Health, MPH


C. William Keck, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.P.M. is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the Northeast Ohio Medical University, and former Director of Health for the City of Akron. He holds an MD degree from Case Western Reserve University and an MPH degree from the Harvard School of Public Health. He is Past-President of the American Public Health Association, the Council on Education for Public Health, the Ohio Public Health Association, the Association of Ohio Health Commissioners, and the Summit County Medical Society. He currently chairs the Council on Linkages Between Academia and Public Health Practice and is Editor in Chief of the journal, MEDICC Review. Dr. Keck is board certified in Preventive Medicine/Public Health and is a Fellow of the American College of Preventive Medicine. His career has been focused on providing quality public health services, teaching community health sciences to medical and other health professional students, and linking public health practice with its academic bases.

Research Interests

  • Academic health departments

  • Cuban national health system

Practice Interests

  • Public health consulting

Consortium of Eastern Ohio Master of Public Health Involvement

  • Faculty appointment