About Dr. Robert R. Wagner, M.D.

Summary of Dr. Wagner’s Career:

  • Intern, Medicine, Yale-New Haven Medical Center, 1946-1947.
  • Lieutenant, U.S. Naval Reserve, Vkologist and Research Associate, Naval Medical Research Institute, Bethesda, MD, 1947-1949.
  • Assistant Resident, Medicine, Yale-New Haven Medical Center, 1949-1950.
  • USPHS Research Fellow, Virology Division, National Institute for Medical Research, London, England, 1950-1951.
  • Instructor and Assistant Professor of Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, 1951-1956 (and Assistant Professor of Microbiology)
  • Assistant and Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1956-1959.
  • Physician, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1956-1959;
  • Chief; Division of Infections Diseases, 1958-1959.
  • Assistant and Associate Professor of Medicine, Johns Hopkins Medical School, 1956-1959.
  • Physician, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1956-1959;
  • Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, 1958-1959.
  • Assistant and Associate Dean of the Medical Faculty (Student Affairs), The Johns Hopkins University, 1957-1963.
  • Associate Professor of Microbiology, Head of the Virology Division, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1959-1964.
  • Professor of Microbiology, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 1964-1967. Acting Chairman, 1964-1965.
  • Professor of Microbiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1967-.
  • Chairman, Department of Microbiology, University of Virginia School of Medicine, 1967-1994.
  • Marion McNulty and Malvin C. Weaver Professor of Oncology, University of Virginia, 1984-.
  • Director of the Cancer Center, University of Virginia, 1984-1994.

Other Academic Appointments

  • Visiting Lecturer, Czechoslovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava and Prague, 1962.
  • Visiting Lecturer, Academy of Medical Sciences, U.S.S.R., Moscow and Leningrad, 1962.
  • Visiting Professor of Microbiology, University of California (San Francisco), April-May, 1963.
  • Visiting Lecturer, California Medical Society, 1965. Visiting Fellow, All Souls College, Oxford, and Visiting Scientist, Sir William Dunn School of Pathology, Oxford University, Hilary-Trinity Terms, 1967.
  • Visiting Professor of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, 1968.
  • Foundation for Microbiology Lecturer, 1968-1969; 1986-1987.
  • Visiting Scientist, Medical Research Council Institute of Cellular Immunology, Oxford University; and Member of Common Room, All Souls College, Oxford, 1976.
  • Josiah Macy Foundation Scholar, 1976. Rockefeller Foundation Resident Scholar, Bellagio Study Center, Villa Serbelloni (Como), Italy, 1976.
  • Visiting Lecturer and Scientific Consultant, Academy of Medical Sciences and Academia Sinica, People’s Republic of China, Peking and Shanghai, 1982.
  • Senior United States Scientist Award of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Federal Republic of Germany, and Visiting Professor at Universities of Giessen and Würzburg, 1983.
  • MERIT Award of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases.
  • Guest Professor Sonderforschungsbereich, University of Würzburg, Germany, 1992.