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Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Hospital Medicine
Director, Internal Medicine Clerkship

Specialty Areas

Hospital Medicine, Medical Education, Global Health, Public Policy

Chronology

AB Cum Laude: Harvard College, 1999; MPA: Harvard John F. Kennedy School of Government, 2003; MD: Harvard Medical School, 2008; Resident: Massachusetts General Hospital, 2008-2012; Uganda Site Director: Massachusetts General Hospital Global Primary Care Residency Program, 2012-2014; Instructor of Medicine and Pediatrics: Massachusetts General Hospital, 2012-2015; Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 2015-2020; Associate Program Director, University of North Carolina Internal Medicine and Pediatrics Residency Program, 2018-2022; Associate Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina, 2020-Present

Research Interests

Dr. Reyes’ ambition is to use her formal training in public policy, public health, clinical medicine, and medical education to teach and provide compassionate, accessible, excellent clinical care for patients in need around the globe. She is active in medical student education, professional development for residents, and mentorship for students and resident trainees pursuing global health experiences and projects. She is a co-Investigator on several research grants based at her partnership site in Uganda, primarily focused on malaria and expanding access to health care in rural areas. Dr. Reyes co-founded a non-governmental organization in Uganda that supports healthcare and economic development activities in the region.

Selected Bibliography

Boyce RM, Muhindo E, Baguma E, Muhindo R, Shem B, François R, Hawke S, Shook-Sa BE, Ntaro M, Nalusaji A, Nyehangane D, Reyes R, Juliano JJ, Siedner MJ, Staedke SG, Mulogo EM. Permethrin-treated baby wraps for the prevention of malaria: results of a randomized controlled pilot study in rural Uganda. Malaria Journal. 2022 Feb 23;21(1):63. doi: 10.1186/s12936-022-04086-w.

Boyce RM, Hollingsworth BD, Baguma E, Xu E, Goel V, Brown-Marusiak A, Muhindo R, Reyes R, Ntaro M, Siedner MJ, Staedke SG, Juliano JJ, Mulogo EM. Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine chemoprevention and malaria incidence after severe flooding: evaluation of a pragmatic intervention in rural Uganda. Clinical Infectious Diseases. 2021 Sep 9:ciab781. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciab781.

Cote CM, Goel V, Muhindo R, Baguma E, Ntaro M, Shook-Sa BE, Reyes R, Staedke SG, Mulogo EM, Boyce RM. Malaria prevalence and long-lasting insecticidal net use in rural western Uganda: results of a cross-sectional survey conducted in an area of highly variable malaria transmission intensity. Malaria Journal. 2021 Jul 5;20(1):304. doi: 10.1186/s12936-021-03835-7.

Ciccone EJ, Zivich PN, Lodge EK, Zhu D, Law E, Miller E, Taylor JL, Chung S, Xu J, Volfovsky A, Beatty C, Abernathy H, King E, Garrett HE, Markmann AJ, Rebuli ME, Sellers S, Weber DJ, Reyes R, Alavian N, Juliano JJ, Boyce RM, Aiello AE. SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Health Care Personnel and Their Household Contacts at a Tertiary Academic Medical Center: Protocol for a Longitudinal Cohort Study. JMIR Research Protocols. 2021 Apr 30;10(4):e25410. doi: 10.2196/25410.

Walekhwa AW, Ntaro M, Kawungezi PC, Achangwa C, Muhindo R, Baguma E, Matte M, Migisha R, Reyes R, Thompson P, Boyce RM, Mulogo EM. Measles outbreak in Western Uganda: a case-control study. BMC Infectious Disease. 2021 Jun 22;21(1):596. doi: 10.1186/s12879-021-06213-5.

Boyce R, Muiru, A, Reyes, R, Mulogo, E, Ntaro, M, Matte, M, Siedner, M. Impact of rapid diagnostic tests for the diagnosis and treatment of malaria at a peripheral health facility in Western Uganda: An interrupted time series analysis. Malaria Journal. 2015: 14: 203.

Reyes R. July 28, 2012: “Emergency Message – Confirmed Case Of Ebola Virus In Uganda.” PLOS Speaking of Medicine Community Blog. November 13, 2013 and November 15, 2013. http://blogs.plos.org/speakingofmedicine/2013/11/13/july-28-2012-emergency-message-confirmed-case-of-ebola-virus-in-uganda/

Reyes R, Ahn R, Thurber K, Burke TF. Urbanization & Infectious Diseases: General Principles, Historical Perspectives, and Contemporary Challenges. In: Challenges in Infectious Diseases. Fong IW, Ed. Springer, New York, NY. January 2013.

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