Michael Saag

Michael S. Saag, M.D.

Editor
  • Associate Dean for Global Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2015-Present)
  • Professor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham (1997-Present) Director of the Center for AIDS Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2004-Present)
  • Editor in Chief - Cases on the Web, International Antiviral Society–USA (1997-Present)

Professional Recognitions & Appointments

  • Jim Straley Chair in AIDS Research, University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB)
  • Founded - UAB’s 1917 Clinic, a comprehensive AIDS treatment and research center
  • Member of the Antiretroviral Therapy Guidelines Panel and Metabolic Complications Guidelines Panel of the International Antiviral Society – USA
  • Elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians
  • Past Chair, American Board of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases Subspecialty Board
  • Past Board Member, IDSA
  • Past Chairman, HIV Medicine Association of the IDSA
  • Governor's Task Force on AIDS in Alabama
  • Best Doctors in America list, American Health (1996-Present)
  • Medical Researcher of the Year, AIDS Task Force of Alabama
  • Recipient of Hadassah Myrtle Wreath Award (1996)
  • Listed as one of the top ten cited HIV researchers by Science (1996)
  • President's Award, University of Alabama at Birmingham (2011)
  • Castle-Connolly National Physician of the Year Award for Clinical Excellence (2014)

Publication Highlights

Over 300 articles in peer reviewed journals including:

Education

  • Tulane University (BS)
  • University of Louisville (Medical School)
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham (Fellowship & Residency)