Tony Cappello

Contributing Faculty
College of Health Sciences and Public Policy
Master of Public Health (MPH)

Dr. Cappello’s formal training is in environmental and public health epidemiology where he has served in various scientific and leadership roles over his 18+ year career. Currently, Dr. Cappello is a Principal Scientist and Epidemiologist at Insight Exposure & Risk Sciences Group. His past work experience includes serving as the Director of Disease Control and Public Health Response for the State of Colorado and as Colorado's State Environmental Epidemiologist. He was also the Public Health Director for the Northeast Colorado Health Department and in 2014, he was appointed by the Governor to the Colorado State Board of Health where he served as board president from 2015 to 2017. Dr. Cappello is a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) and has an Executive Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. He has been teaching with Walden University for over 8 years and currently teaches Environmental Health: Local to Global and Public Health Administration & Leadership.

Courses Taught

PUBH 6034 - Environmental Health: Local to Global

PUBH 6031 - Public Health Administration & Leadership


PhD, Walden University

BS, Colorado State University