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University of Alabama Medical Center

University of Alabama Medical Center

Division of Infectious Diseases
1900 University Blvd. THT 229

Birmingham, AL 35294

Phone: 205 934 5191
Fax: 205 934 5155

Training Program Director

University of Alabama Medical Center Nicholas (Nick) Van Wagoner MD

Research Interests: HIV/AIDS, HBV/HCV co-infection, drug resistance, drug development

Participating Hospitals

University Alabama Hospital : 900
Birmingham VA Medical Center: 313
Cooper Green County Hospital : 314
UAB Highlands Hospital: 73
Children's Hospital: 218

Program Training Offerings

How does this program meet the ABIM requirements for training in clinical microbiology?

Didactic LecturesHands-on Experience

The Program provides training in hospital epidemiology through:

Didactic LecturesContinuity Clinic

The Program provides clinical experience for fellows in the following:

Infections in marrow transplantInfections in solid organ transplant patientsInfections in travelers and tropical medicineInfections in childrenContinuity clinic for HIV+ patientsFungal infections, diagnostics, therapeuticsInfections in HIV/AIDS, including opportunisticSexually transmitted diseasesViral Infections (non-HIV), including HSV, CMV, VZEmerging pathogensVaccinologyInternational HealthThe Gorgas Tropical Medicine Course (Lima, Peru), HIV International Training in Zambia, Africa

This Program provides training in STD management through:

Didactic LecturesCourses ElsewhereAttendence

The Program has a didactic lecture course for fellows:


If yes, what is the average number of lectures provided over a two-year period?


Training is for:


Are there citizenship requirements?


Citizenship Requirements:

Types of visas accepted:

Number of fellows accepted each year:


Duration of the Fellowship (years):

2-3 depending on career interests

The Program has a training grant (T32):


Average number of infectious diseases consults per trainee per year:


Number of Fellows completing the Program in the last 5 years:


Additional Training/Faculty Resources (optional):

Applications accepted via Electronic Residency Application Service (ERASĀ®)?


Timeframe when applications are accepted:

Timeframe when interviews are done

Edward W. Hook III MD

Edward W. Hook III


John W. Baddley MD, MSPH

John W. Baddley

Katie Bar MD

Katie Bar

Dennis Delgado MD

Dennis Delgado

David O. Freedman MD

David O. Freedman

William M. Geisler MD, MPH

William M. Geisler

John W. Gnann MD

John W. Gnann

Paul A. Goepfert MD

Paul A. Goepfert

Sonya L. Heath MD

Sonya L. Heath

Craig J. Hoesley MD

Craig J. Hoesley

Michael J. Mugavero MD

Michael J. Mugavero

Peter G. Pappas MD

Peter G. Pappas

Mukesh Patel MD

Mukesh Patel

Martin Rodriguez MD

Martin Rodriguez

Michael S. Saag MD

Michael S. Saag

Jane R. Schwebke MD

Jane R. Schwebke

James Willig MD

James Willig

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