Dr. Wallace grew up in rural Arkansas before completing his medical training at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences where he was a member of the AOA honor medical society. He went on to train at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) for Emergency Medicine residency which he completed in 2019, receiving the Bobby Lewis, MD resident of the year award. Dr. Wallace went on to undergo additional fellowship training in mass casualty incidents and global health at UAB, serving as the Clinical Practicum Fellow for the research education core of the UAB Research Center of Excellence in Arsenicals. He also obtained a diploma in tropical medicine and hygiene through the Gorgas course in Lima, Peru and a certificate of tropical medicine from the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene during his fellowship. He joined the faculty at UAB in 2020 before transitioning to Vanderbilt in 2022. His professional interests include graduate and undergraduate medical education, clinical operations, disaster and event medicine, as well as global health and tropical medicine. In his personal life, he enjoys live music, hiking, mountain biking, traveling, and spending time with his partner Amanda.

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Doug Wallace, MD, DTMH, CTropMed

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine