Dr. Hoesley received his medical degree from the University of South Florida and completed his internship, internal medicine residency, chief residency, and infectious disease fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. He joined the UAB faculty in 1999 and served as the internal medicine clerkship director for 7 years prior to becoming the associate dean for undergraduate medical education in 2008. In July 2015, Dr. Hoesley became the senior associate dean for medical education and chair of the Department Medical Education. In this role, he provides oversight for the undergraduate and graduate medical education programs as well as continuing medical education and medical student services in the School of Medicine.
His research interests include the development of a safe and effective microbicide to prevent sexual transmission of HIV. He is the UAB site leader for the NIH-funded Microbicide Trials Network. Dr. Hoesley is the current chair of the University Hospital Pharmacy and Therapeutic Committee.