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Dr. William Cooke

William Cooke, MD, FAAFP, AAHIVS is a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Medicine, specializing in family medicine, addiction medicine, and HIV medicine. He has received national recognition for his work serving the rural community of Austin, Indiana, with limited resources. His work has been covered by CBS, NBC, PBS, the BBC, USA Today, the New York Times, NPR, and others. He was named Family Physician of the Year by the Indiana Academy of Family Physicians in 2016 and the National Physician of the Year by the American Academy of Family Physicians in 2019. In 2019, he joined the ranks of two US Surgeon Generals and a former Secretary of the US Department of Health and Human Services by receiving the Ryan White Distinguished Leadership Award. He lives outside of Austin, IN with his wife Melissa and six children.