John I. Stagner, Ph.D.

Associate Clinical Professor

Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Metabolism & Diabetes

Ambulatory Care Building, 550 South Jackson Street, A3G11 502-287-5390


Dr. Stagner joined the University of Louisville in 1978 as an adjunct member of the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism. He has been an Associate Professor in Clinical Medicine in the Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism since 1998. He is the Program Manager for the resident physician continuing medical education program at the Louisville VA Medical Center. He also serves as the Chief of the Research Core Laboratory and the human studies compliance officer at the Louisville VA Medical Center.


Ph.D Physiology, Iowa State University of Science and Technology
M.A. Business Management, Webster University
B.A.  Zoology, University of Kansas

Research Areas and Projects

Islet physiology
Islet transplantation including alternate sites and the induction of revascularization and oxygenation
Intra-islet hormone interactions and regulation