CMHC Faculty Members

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Come see me speakCMHC Spring 2023, Taming the Flames: Inflammation in Cardiometabolic Disease

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, MBA

Memphis, Tennessee

Samuel Dagogo-Jack, MD, MBA



Dr. Samuel Dagogo-Jack is professor of medicine and chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC). In addition to serving as the senior associate vice chancellor for Clinical Research at UTHSC, he is the A. C. Mullins Endowed Professor, and director of the Clinical Research Center. His research focuses on: the interaction of genetic and environmental factors in the prediction and prevention of prediabetes, diabetes, and related complications; regulation and metabolic significance of leptin in humans; and mechanisms of diabetes complications, including hypoglycemia-associated autonomic failure. Dr. Dagogo-Jack serves on the editorial boards of several scientific journals and has published 18 book chapters and more than 200 scientific papers and abstracts.

Education and Training

  • Master of Business Administration, Haslam College of Business at University of Tennessee Knoxville
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
  • Doctorate in Medical Science, University of Newcastle,
  • Master of Science in the field of hormone assay development
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle, United Kingdom
  • Certified, Member of the Royal College of Physicians, 1982
  • Medical Degree, University of Ibadan Medical School, Nigeria

Professional Highlights

  • President, American Diabetes Association, 2015
  • Meritorious Achievement Award from the National Medical Association, 2009
  • Distinction in Clinical Endocrinology Award, American College of Endocrinology, 2008
  • Past Chair, American Diabetes Association Research Grants Committee
  • Editor, Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
  • Past Associate Editor, Diabetes Care
  • Elected Member: Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, the Southern Society for Clinical Investigation, and Fellowships of the Royal College of Physicians of London, the American College of Physicians, and the American College of Endocrinology
  • Banting Medal for Leadership, American Diabetes Association


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