College of Health Professions
School of Health Sciences
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 17+ year career. Currently, Dr. Cappello is a Managing Health Scientist and Epidemiologist at Cardo ChemRisk, a global scientific consulting firm specializing in state-of-the-art techniques and methodologies to provide sustainable, science-based solutions to complex public health challenges. Prior to this position, Dr. Cappello served as the Director of Disease Control and Public Health Response for the State of Colorado and as the Executive Director for the Northeast Colorado Health Department. 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. He is also a Registered Environmental Health Specialist (REHS) and has an Executive Certificate in Business Administration from the University of Notre Dame. Dr. Cappello has been with Walden University for over 7 years and currently teaches Environmental Health: Local to Global and Public Health Administration & Leadership.
PUBH 6034 - Environmental Health: Local to Global
PUBH 6031 - Public Health Administration & Leadership
PhD, Walden University
BS, Colorado State University