Nick VanWagoner largeNicholas Van Wagoner, MD

Assistant Professor


Medical School: University of Alabama School of Medicine
Residency: UAB Internal Medicine
Fellowship: UAB Infectious Diseases


  • Sexually Transmitted Infections
  • HSV-2 and HIV Coinfection


Nicholas Van Wagoner, MD (Infectious Diseases) will become Assistant Dean for Students in June. He’s been at UAB for nearly 20 years, first earning his doctorate in cell biology in 1999, then completing his medical training. He joined the faculty in 2011. As a physician-scientist, his research interests focus on the acquisition of sexually-transmitted infections and in therapeutic interventions for the herpes simplex virus. For the past two years, he’s also served as a co-director for the Internal Medicine Clerkship.


Nick Van Wagoner, MD (Infectious Diseases) and Chad Steele, PhD (Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine) will serve as Co-Chairs for the Department of Medicine Culture Work Group.

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