Memphis Business Journal, August 19, 2013
Samuel Dagogo-Jack, professor of medicine and director of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center, has been selected as the Internal Medicine Section Physician of the Year by the National Medical Association. He received the award during the NMA 2013 Convention and Scientific Assembly in Toronto.
Dagogo-Jack, the A. C. Mullins Chair in Translational Research and director of the General Clinical Research Center at UTHSC, was honored for his work and research in the pathobiology of prediabetes and diabetes, according to the NMA, the nation’s oldest and largest organization representing African-American physicians and health professionals.
Dagogo-Jack serves as director of the Endocrinology Fellowship Training Program at UTHSC. He graduated from the University of Ibadan Medical School in Nigeria, completed residency training in internal medicine at the Royal Victoria Infirmary at the University of Newcastle, UK, and was certified as a member of the Royal College of Physicians in London. He earned his master of science and his doctorate in medicine degrees at the University of Newcastle. He completed postdoctoral fellowship training at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis.
UTHSC is located in Memphis and includes six colleges: Allied Health Sciences, Dentistry, Graduate Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy.