Former trainees


Peacock, James E., MD, Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Shafer, William M., PhD, Professor, Emory School of Medicine
Sherertz, Robert J., MD, Professor, Chief of ID, Wake Forest School of Medicine
Sixbey, John, MD, Professor, Louisiana State University


Black, John R., MD, Clinical Professor, University of Indiana
Dandalides, Peter, MD, Medical Director, Cigna


Achtellik Henderson, Deirdre, MD, Professor, Wake Forest School of Medicine
van der Horst, Charles, MD, Professor, University of North Carolina


Britigan, Bradley, MD, Professor and Chair, Medicine, University of Cincinnati
Saviteer, Susan Mertz, MD, Private practice, Concord, NH


McKenna, William, MD, Private practice, Asheville, NC
Stapleton, Jack, MD, Professor, University of Iowa


Adams, John S., MD, Private practice, Knoxville, TN
Jenison, Steven, MD, HIV Director, New Mexico Health Dept.
Kenney, Shannon, MD, Distinguished Professor, University of Wisconsin


Brown, Edwin, MD, Private Practice, Raleigh, NC
Markovitz, David, MD, Professor, University of Michigan


Becherer, Paul, MD, Private practice, Raleigh, NC
Weber, Robert D., MD, Private practice, Colorado Springs, CO


Gutsch, David, MD, Associate Professor, University of Michigan
Hassett, Daniel J., PhD, Associate Professor, University of Cincinnati
Quinlivan, E. Byrd, MD, Associate Professor, University of North Carolina


Cohn, Susan, MD, Professor, University of Rochester, MN
Serody, Jonathan, MD, Professor, University of North Carolina
Shapiro, Daniel MD, Professor, Boston U. School of Medicine


Hamilton, Holli, MD, Director Clinical Research, DMID, NIH
Kaplan, Andrew, MD, Professor, UNC (deceased)
Walling, Dennis, MD, Professor, Univ. of Texas, Galveston, TX


Alston, Beverly, MD, Medical Officer, DAIDS, NIH
Wehbie, Robert, MD, Private Practice, Raleigh, NC


Cornelissen, Cynthia, PhD, Associate Professor, MCV
Elkins, Chris, PhD, Associate Professor, UNC
Isbey, Susan, MD, Private practice, Durham, NC
Kulwichit, Wanla, MD, Professor, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Vernazza, Pietro, MD, Professor, Institut für Klinische Mikrobiologie und Immunologie, Switzerland


Fox, Kimberly, MD, MPH, Director, Global AIDS Program, Asia Regional Office
Gilliam, Bruce, MD, Associate Professor, University of Maryland  
Kelley, Meera, MD, VP, Quality Improvement, Wake Medical Center
Lee, Sabina, MD, Assistant Professor, Duke University


Wohl, David, MD, Associate Professor, UNC, Chapel Hill,


Seña-Soberano, Arlene, MD, Associate Professor, UNC, Director, Durham County Health Department


White, Becky, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC, Director, Prison ID Services
Theodore, Dickens, MD, Investigator, GlaxoSmithKline


Blocker, Michael, MD, Private Practice, Burlington, NC
Edupuganti, Srilatha, MD, Assistant Professor, Emory University
Pilcher, Christopher, MD, Associate Professor, UCSF


Israel, Bruce, MD, Private Practice, Asheville, NC
Heidi Swygard, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC
Ng-Cashin, Judith, MD, GlaxoSmithKline, RTP


Hosseinipour, Mina, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC


Edozien, Anthony MD, MPH, Assistant Professor University of Maryland
Min, Sherene, MD, GlaxoSmithKline, RTP
Murata, Yoshihiko, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, University of Rochester
Patterson, Kristine, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC


Hightow-Weidman, Lisa, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC
Galvin, Shannon, MD, Assistant Professor, Northwestern University


Jawanda, Jaspaul, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC
Hooshyar, Dina, MD, Psychiatry Fellow, Yale


Duncan, Joseph, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, UNC
Gay, Cynthia, MD, Assistant Professor, UNC
Wong, Emily, MD, Lehigh Valley Infectious Diseases, Lehigh Valley Hospital & Health Network


Anderson, Jeffrey, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, UNC
Bramson, Brian, MDAssociate  Professor, General Medicine & Pediatrics, UNC-CH


Bowman, Mary Catherine MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Florida State University
Juliano, Jon, MD, MScPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, UNC
Van Dam, Cornelius, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Moses Cone Hospital


Fitzgerald, David, MD, Infectious Diseases Specialist Kernodle Clinic (Duke affiliate) Burlington, NC
Hurt, Christopher, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor , Infectious Diseases, UNC-CH; Received a 2010 NC TraCS Clinical Career Research Development (KL2) Award. Awarded K23-MH099941Home-Collected Blood Spots to Increase HIV Test Frequency among Young Black MSM 5/01/2013 - 4/30/2018
Kammeyer, Joel, MD, MPH, Clinical Assistant Professor, Wake Medical Center


Arnoczy, Gretchen, MD, Infectious Diseases Specialist, FirstHealth, Moore Regional Hospital, Pinehurst, NC; Fellow Project (Mentor): Mortality in an HIV infected cohort in the Southeastern United States (Eron, Napravnik)

Carter, Yvonne, MD, Director, Infectious Diseases, Rural Health Group, Inc; Adjunct Assistant Professor, East Carolina Univ. Fellow Project (Mentor): Factors associated with late HIV testing among African Americans with heterosexually acquired HIV infection in rural North Carolina (Adimora, Miller); Received a 2010 HTPN Fellow Award

Guderian, Laura, MD, One Medical Group, Internal Medicine New York, NY; Fellow Projects (Mentors): The impact of rural residence on clinical outcomes in the treatment of HIV (Eron, Miller, Napravnik); Clinical manifestations of TB in low incidence, rural counties in NC (Stout, Miller, Sena); Understanding access to influenza vaccine for pregnant women (Jamieson, MacFarlane)


Ann Dennis, MD, Clinical Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, UNC-CH. Education/Residency: University of New Mexico, Brown University School of Medicine
Project (Mentor): Molecular Epidemiology of HIV-infected Latinos in North Carolina (Joe Eron, Sonia Napravnik, Stéphane Hué [University College London]). Received a 2010 Bristol Myers Squibb Virology Fellows Research Grant and a 2010 NC TraCS Research Grant during fellowship. Joined UNC ID Faculty in 2012. Awarded K08-AI112432: Using Phylogenetics to Elucidate HIV Transmission Patterns and Inform Prevention 6/15/2014 - 5/31/2018

William Messer, MD, PhD, Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases, Ohio State University. Education/Residency: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Fast tracked to ID Fellowship. Project (Mentor): The characterization of critical viral epitopes for human antibody-mediated immunity to dengue virus infection using a reverse genetic system (Ralph Baric) Received a 2011 SERCEB Career Development Award. Joined Oregon Health Sciences University ID Faculty in 2013. 

Victoria Mobley, MD, MPH, Medical Director, STD/HIV Prevention, NC Division of Public Health/ Communicable Disease Branch, Raleigh, NC. Education/Residency: Duke University, Johns Hopkins Hospital. Project (Mentor): The effect of neighborhood poverty level on HIV virologic failure and Mycoplasma genitalium infection in women attending the Durham STD clinic. (Ada Adimora, Arlene Sena). Currently works for the NC Department of Health and Human Services Epidemiology Branch.


Satish Gopal, MD, PhD, Education/Residency: Duke University, University of Michigan Chief Resident; Completed a joint Oncology/ID fellowship. Project (Mentor): A descriptive analysis of cancer presentation, treatment, and clinical outcomes in a southeastern HIV clinical cohort with comparison to HIV-uninfected controls (Joe Eron). 2012-2013 awarded Fogarty Global Health Fellowship to conduct research in Malawi. Awarded K01-TW009488 : Developing a prospective clinical cohort of histopathologically characterized lymphoma patients in Malawi 9/20/2012 - 6/30/2017; and an R21: Molecular Profiling of HIV-associated lymphoma in the US and Malawi.

Jessica Lin, MD, Education/Residency: Baylor College of Medicine, University of California at San Diego. Project (Mentor): Molecular epidemiology of malaria in Southeast Asia, with a focus on relapsing P. vivax infections, drug resistance, and the parasite transmission stages.  (Steve Meshnick, Jon Juliano). Received 2011 Burroughs Wellcome/ASTMH Fellowship in Tropical Medicine. Joined UNC ID faculty in 2013. Received K award: Genetic determinants of Plasmodium vivax relapse.


Alisa Alker MD, PhD, Education/Residency:  University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Fast track to research year). Project (Mentor): A spatiotemporal analysis of the molecular evolution of the H5N1 Avian Influenza virus in China (Michael Emch, Bill Miller). Practicing ID in Asheville NC, adjunct faculty at UNC.

Natalie Bowman, MD, MPH, Education/Residency: Columbia University, Cambridge University, Johns Hopkins University. Project (Mentor): Molecular epidemiology of vector-borne diseases including Chagas disease and malaria (Steve Meshnick, Jon Juliano, Bob Gilman (Hopkins)). Joined UNC faculty 2014. 2013-2014 Fogarty Global Health Fellow, Burroughs Wellcome/ASTMH Postdoctoral Fellow in Tropical Infectious Diseases. Awarded K23-AI113197: The pathogenesis of T. Cruzi in HIV infected persons in Bolivia 9/15/2014-8/31/2019

Christopher Lippincott, MD, Education/Residency: University of Virginia, Ohio State University. Project (Mentor):  Efficacy and cost-effectiveness of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay for airborne infection isolation in the United States (Annelies van Rie). 2013-2014 Fogarty Global Health Fellow in South Africa.

Michael Vinikoor, MD, Education/Residency: Loyola University Chicago, Rush University Medical Center (Med-Peds). Project (Mentor): HIV-HBV co-infection and liver fibrosis in Southern Africa (Michael Fried, Ben Chi, and Joe Eron); 2012-2013 Fogarty Global Health Fellow in Zambia. Joining UNC faculty in July 2014 based in Zambia. Awarded K01-TW009998: Impact of antiretroviral therapy on liver fibrosis in Zambian HIV/HBV patients 12/1/201411/30/2018

2011-2012 Trainees

Michael Herce, MD, MPH 

Education/Residency: Yale, Harvard, Brigham and Women’s Hospital Boston; Brigham/ Harvard global health faculty member 
Project (Mentor): Integrating ART programs and Kaposi sarcoma chemotherapy/ palliative care in rural Malawi, Option B+ operational research in Malawi (Charlie van der Horst, Bill Miller, Mina Hosseinipour, Irving Hoffman). Joining UNC faculty/ CIDRZ July 2014 to live in Zambia with his family and study effect of implementing new TB diagnostics on empirical TB treatment practices (Stewart Reid, Annelies van Rie). 2014-2015 Fogarty Global Health Fellow conducting research in Zambia

Arthur Jackson, MBBCh, DTMH

Education/Residency: Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland; St. James Hospital, Dublin 
Project (Mentor): Antibiotic Management (David Weber). Joined faculty of University of Cork 2013.

Anne Lachiewicz, MD, MPH 

Education/Residency: University of North Carolina; University of North Carolina
Project (Mentor): Compromised Host ID (David van Duin). Joined UNC faculty January 2014.