Dr.Dagogo-Jackis the Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolismat the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC), Memphis, Tennessee. He is also the Senior Associate Vice Chancellor (Clinical Research) and holds the A. C. Mullins Endowed Professorial Chair in Translational Research at UTHSC.
Dr. Dagogo-Jack’s current research interests include the interaction of genetic and environmentalfactors in the prediction and prevention of prediabetes, diabetes and its complications. He is Principal Investigator of multiple NIH-funded studies, including the Diabetes Control and ComplicationsTrial/Epidemiology of Diabetes Interventions and Complications (DCCT/EDIC); the Diabetes Prevention Program (DPP)/DPP Outcomes Study (DPPOS); and the Pathobiology of Prediabetes in a Biracial Cohort Study (POP-ABC)/Pathobiology and Reversibility of Prediabetes in a Biracial Cohort Study (PROP-ABC).
Dr. Dagogo-Jack’s publications include 6 books, 31 book chapters and more than 500 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is a Past President of the American Diabetes Association and a recipient of the Banting Medal forLeadership from the ADA and the Distinction in Endocrinology Award from the American College of Endocrinology. Dr. Dagogo-Jack earned his MBBS, MD and DSc degrees from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria; completed Internal Medicine residency at the Royal Victoria Infirmary, University of Newcastle, England; and fellowship training in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis.