Louise Hanson, MD

Director
Student Health Center
Internal Medicine


Office Hours: M-Th, Fri a.m.

Dr. Hanson completed her undergraduate degree at Cornell University and then came to Vanderbilt University for medical school, residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine. After several years in private practice in Nashville, she then moved to the Student Health Center in 1998, and became the medical director in July 2007.

Dr. Hanson's main clinical interests include LGBTI healthcare, asthma and allergies, hypertension, adult survivors of childhood cancer, and the management of a wide variety of other chronic health conditions.  Additionally, she is a member of the Student Health Center's multidisciplinary team for the care of patients with eating disorders. 

Dr. Hanson is married with two teenagers. Outside of work she enjoys playing and watching sports.