HIV-associated lung diseases, severe respiratory viral infection, cystic fibrosis, critical care
Education and Experience
BA: New York University (2005); MD: Sidney Kimmel Medical College, Philadelphia, PA (2010); Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (2010-2013); Chief Residency: Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, PA (2013-2014); Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2014-20178); Research Fellowship: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2017-2019); Masters of Science in Clinical Research: Gillings School of Public Health, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2017-2019); Assistant Professor of Medicine: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2019-Present)
Research and Clinical Interests
Dr. Sellers’s research interests focus on the spectrum of lung disease in patients living with HIV, including understanding risk factors, the pathophysiology of disease development and methods of providing high-quality care. She is specifically interested in the role of respiratory viral infections in people with HIV and other high-risk patient groups.
Clinically, she sees patients with HIV and pulmonary disease in the Infectious Disease Clinic and patients with cystic fibrosis at Meadowmont. She also attends in the Medical ICU.
Sellers SA, Dover KL, Bailey AG, Cheves A, Eason AB, Popowitch EB, Miller MB, Wohl DA, Dittmer DP, Fischer WAII. Burden of respiratory viral infection in persons with human immunodeficiency virus. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 2109 Mar 09. https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/irv.12734
Caro-Vegas C, Sellers S, Host KM, Seltzer J, Landis J, Fischer WA 2nd, Damania B, Dittmer DP. Runaway Kaposi Sarcoma-associated herpesvirus replication correlates with systemic IL-10 levels. Virology. 2020 Jan 2. 539:18-25.
Jaspers I, Chason KD, Parker J, Sellers SA, Brighton M, Hunsucker S, Armistead PM, Fischer WA. Age-Associated Changes in the Respiratory Epithelial Response to Influenza Infection. Journal of Gerontology and Aging Biological Sciences. 2018 Nov 10; 73(12): 1643-1650.
Sellers SA, Hagan RS, Hayden FG, Fischer WA. The Hidden Burden of Influenza: Extra Pulmonary Complications of Influenza Infection. Influenza and Other Respiratory Viruses. 2017. Sep;11(5):372-393.
Baram M, Kommuri A, Sellers SA, Cohn JR. ACE Inhibitor-Induced Angioedema. The Journal Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice. 2013. 1(5): 442-445.