James Richard Walker, MD
Emergency Medicine services at Regional One Health
James Richard Walker, III, MD is a physician at Regional One Health and Chief of the Emergency Medicine Residency Program at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Dr. Walker earned his Doctor of Medicine degree from University of Tennessee Health Science Center, completed his emergency medicine residency at University of Alabama at Birmingham and his undersea/hyperbaric medicine fellowship at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. He has a Master of Science degree in Molecular/Cell Biology from University of Memphis.
Dr. Walker served as the associate medical director for the Jefferson County SWAT team for three years and has conducted research projects for NASA. Dr. Walker remains an adjunct assistant professor of undersea/hyperbaric medicine at Duke University and his interests include tactical emergency medicine, wilderness medicine, undersea/hyperbaric medicine and disaster medicine.