Darrel Waggoner

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Darrel Waggoner
Born 1966
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Residence Chicago
Nationality American
Education MD, Washington University in St. Louis
Occupation Clinical Geneticist
Employer University of Chicago
Home town nashville
Spouse(s) Lisa Vinci, MD

Darrel Waggoner (Born 1966) is a professor of human genetics and pediatrics at the Pritzker School of Medicine, and is the director of Human Genetics at University of Chicago.[1]

Life and Education[edit]

Darrel Waggoner was born in Nashville, TN. He was the first person in his family to attend college and attended St. Louis University where he studied chemistry. When he decided to matriculate into Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine his father "didn't believe him at first".[2]

After graduating from medical school, Waggoner pursued a residency in Pediatrics at the University of Chicago where he became chief resident.


Waggoner researches genetic conditions and is currently working with Dr. Carole Ober studying clinic phenotypes of Hutterites.[3]


  1. ^ University of Chicago. "Darrel Waggoner". Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  2. ^ Oh, Gloria. "U. of Chicago medical geneticist paves own way". Medill School of Journalism. Retrieved 13 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "Darrel Waggoner, MD". University of Chicago.