Dan Guiles, MD, MPHTM, CtropMed

Assistant Professor
Department of Medicine and Pediatrics

Office Address
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
719 Thompson Lane, Suite 20400

Dr. Guiles’ interests lie in global health education for medical students and residents and in improving health systems through educational and research partnerships. He currently serves as co-director of the Integrated Science Course in Global Health for Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, and is co-director for the Internal Medicine Residency Pathway in Global Health. Prior to Vanderbilt, Dr. Guiles worked for Massachusetts General Hospital’s Global Medicine program. He was based in Uganda full time, and his responsibilities included onsite supervision of visiting MGH internal medicine residents and medical students. He also served as a visiting lecturer in Internal Medicine at Mbarara University of Science and Technology, which involved clinical and classroom-based teaching for Ugandan medical students and residents. He also served as the Site Director for the Bugoye Community Health Collaboration, a public health program that seeks to improve access to care for women and children in rural Uganda. He completed his residency training in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics at Indiana University School of Medicine, where he participated in the AMPATH program (Academic Model Providing Access to Healthcare) in Eldoret Kenya. Following residency, Dr. Guiles spent two years as a primary care internist and pediatrician for Spanish speaking patients at Federally Qualified Health Center in Indianapolis. He then moved to New Orleans to pursue a Master’s degree in Public Health and Tropical Medicine at Tulane University.