Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
General Internal Medicine and Public Health

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine

Professional Bio

Alexander Nourse, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine in the Division of General Internal Medicine and Public Health within the Department of Medicine at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.

He earned two undergraduate degrees with a BS in biology and BS in psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He pursued his graduate studies at Georgetown University where he received an MS in physiology and biophysics. In medical school, Dr. Nourse became the first graduate of the dual DO/MBA program attaining his business degree from Troy University and medical degree from the Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine. He earned the Most Outstanding Graduate Student Award and Sigma Sigma Phi national honors.

Dr. Nourse then completed his internal medicine residency at the University of Tennessee Graduate School of Medicine prior to joining Vanderbilt University Medical Center. During residency, he served on numerous committees and engaged in research, presenting, and teaching. He is interested in academic and hospitalist medicine as well as leadership and quality improvement.


MS - Physiology and Biophysics - Georgetown University - 2012
MBA - Troy University Sorrell College of Business - 2015
DO - Osteopathic Medicine - Alabama College of Osteopathic Medicine - 2017
Residency - Internal Medicine - The University of Tennessee Medical Center - 2020