Dr. Tyler W. Barrett obtained his undergraduate degree from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor followed by his doctorate at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. He completed an Emergency Medicine residency and chief resident year at the University of California, Los Angeles in 2005.
He has served as a co-investigator on numerous industry and foundation-sponsored clinical trials. He is currently supported in part by a CDC/Tennessee Department of Health award for Statewide Opioid Education. Dr. Barrett has published more than 100 original manuscripts, journal club reviews, and abstracts. He currently practices emergency medicine in Nashville, Tennessee and is actively involved in promoting education about the dangers of opioids and vaping among student-athletes.