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Ada Adimora, MD, MPH

Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor, School of Medicine
Professor of Epidemiology, Gillings School of Global Public Health
Research Interests: Epidemiology of STDs and HIV in women and minorities

Nancie Archin, PhD

Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
Research Interests: HIV latency, replication and persistence

Luther Bartelt, MD

Assistant Professor, School of Medicine
Research Interests: The role of host immune response and nutritional factors in the development of malnutrition during giardiasis

Natalie Bowman, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine
Research Interests: HIV and parasitic co-infections in Latin America, with a particular focus on opportunistic infections that affect the central nervous system such as toxoplasmosis and Chagas disease

Myron Cohen, MD

Myron Cohen, MD

Associate Vice Chancellor for Global Health
Yeargan-Bate Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, and Epidemiology
Director, Institute for Global Health & Infectious Diseases
Research Interests: Transmission and prevention of transmission of STD pathogens including HIV and Zika

Ann Dennis, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Clinical and epidemiologic aspects of HIV/AIDS, particularly among minority and immigrant populations

Alex Duncan, MD, PhD

Alex Duncan, MD, PhD, FIDSA

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, UNC’s Physician Scientist Training Program
Associate Director for Research, UNC Internal Medicine Residency
Research Interests: Molecular mechanisms in innate immune system signaling and role of innate immunity in sexually transmitted diseases

Joseph Eron, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director, Clinical Core, UNC Center for AIDS Research
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases
Research Interests: Clinical development of combination antiretroviral therapy including novel agents, HIV resistance to antiretroviral therapy and the use of resistance testing and pharmacokinetic assessment to construct success therapy in treatment experienced patients

Claire Farel, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, UNC Infectious Diseases Clinic
Research Interests: HIV prevention and outcomes in vulnerable populations

Michelle Floris-Moore, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, UNC’s Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program
Research Interests: Metabolic and cardiovascular complications of HIV

J. Victor Garcia, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Humanized mice, retrovirology, AIDS, stem cell biology and human gene therapy

Cindy Gay, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Expanding HIV testing, clinical trials in acute HIV infection, and early phase research on HIV eradication

Michael Herce, MD, MPH, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Senior Technical Advisor, UNICEF Project OHTA, Lilongwe, Malawi
Research Interests: Global health equity, clinical and public health program implementation, and issues of access to HIV prevention, treatment and care for key and marginalized populations in sub-Saharan Africa

Lisa Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Principal Investigator, Behavior and Technology Lab at UNC (BAT Lab)
Principal Investigator, iTech
Research Interests: Primary and secondary HIV prevention interventions for gay/bisexual/non-identifying men using both the Internet and other technologies, adolescents, acute HIV infection, and linkage and retention in care for young men of color

Marcia Hobbs, PhD

Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology
Research Interests: Molecular epidemiology of Trichomonas vaginalis infection and the pathogenesis of Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Irving Hoffman, PA, MPH

Professor of Medicine
International Director, UNC Project-Malawi
Research Interests: Global public health approaches to HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases treatment and prevention; integrated approaches to HIV prevention among people who inject drugs; malaria vaccine efficacy and surveillance; and development of academic (research, training and care) health centers of excellence in Africa, Asia and Central America

Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH, is a professor of medicine in the division of infectious diseases and scientific director of UNC Project-Malawi

Mina Hosseinipour, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Scientific Director, UNC Project-Malawi
Research Interests: Management of HIV disease in developing countries including prevention, interactions with endemic diseases, treatment of opportunistic infections including malignancies and monitoring strategies for antiretroviral therapy in this setting

Christopher Hurt, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director, North Carolina AIDS Training and Education Center (NCATEC)
Research Interests: Structural and behavioral factors that influence the spread of HIV among men who have sex with men (MSM), HIV testing and prevention behaviors and the scale-up and implementation of pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) across North Carolina

Jon Juliano, MD, MSPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical Director, UNC Hospitals Antibiotic Stewardship Team
Associate Director, UNC Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program
Research Interests: Malaria drug resistance, diversity, and population evolution

Ann Lachiewicz, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Infections with multi-drug resistant Gram-negative bacteria among critically ill patients at the NC Jaycee Burn Center

Stan Lemon, MD

Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Innate immune responses to RNA viruses, and how these viruses have evolved to escape these host defenses, the molecular pathogenesis of hepatitis C virus (HCV), and the development of effective therapies for hepatitis C

Peter Leone, MD

Adjunct Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Diagnosis and treatment of STDs

Jessica Lin, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Malaria in Southeast Asia, including understanding the genetic basis of malaria relapses, identifying molecular markers of drug resistance, and characterizing the malaria transmission reservoir

David Margolis, MD

David Margolis, MD

Sarah Graham Kenan Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Microbiology and Immunology, Epidemiology
Director of the UNC HIV Cure Center
Principle Investigator of CARE (Collaboratory of Researchers for Eradication)
Research Interests: HIV molecular biology and virology, latency and persistence of HIV infection, antiretroviral therapy and clinical/translational investigation

Prema Menezes, PhD

Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: HIV clinical care

Sonia Napravnik, PhD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: HIV clinical and epidemiologic research, with a focus on analytic methods in using observational clinical data

Jonathan Parr, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Infectious diseases of poverty, with translational projects on the molecular epidemiology and population genetics of malaria and viral hepatitis in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and sub-Saharan Africa

Arlene Seña-Soberano, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
Medical and Lab Director, Durham County Health Department
Research Interests: Surveillance of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and clinical trials involving STI diagnostics and treatment, including Trichomonas vaginalis and syphilis

Julia Sung, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Measuring and enhancing immune responses to HIV-infected cells as they emerge from latency in individuals who have been maintained on suppressive ART

Heidi Swygard, MD, MPH

Heidi Swygard, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine
Research Interests: Public health, epidemiology, sexually transmitted disease

Joe Tucker, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director of UNC Project-China
Research Interests: Crowdsourcing to promote HIV testing and linkage to care, examining the social science and ethics of curing HIV, exploring the health of African migrants in Guangzhou, and helping rebuild trust in patient-physician relationships

David van Duin, MD, PhD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Immunocompromised Host Infectious Diseases Section
Research Interests: The study of multi-drug resistant gram-negative bacterial infections, and infections in iatrogenic immunocompromised patients, such as solid organ transplant recipients, and hematopoietic stem cell transplant recipients

David Weber, MD, MPH

Professor of Medicine, Pediatrics and Epidemiology
Medical Director, UNC Hospitals’ Departments of Hospital Epidemiology and Occupational Health Service
Associate Chief Medical Officer, UNC Health Care
Research Interests: Hospital-acquired (nosocomial) infections especially antibiotic-resistant pathogens, surveillance, disinfection and sterilization, nosocomial pneumonia, hand hygiene, and outbreak investigations

Becky White, MD, MPH

Associate Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of HIV Services North Carolina Department of Corrections
Research Interests: HIV screening/testing to access and adherence to highly active antiretroviral therapy in underserved populations, particularly prisoners

David A. Wohl, MD

David Wohl, MD

Professor of Medicine
Co-Director of HIV Services North Carolina Department of Corrections
Co-Director of the N.C. AIDS Education and Training Center (NCATEC)
Research Interests: The metabolic complications of HIV and its therapies, and the nexus between incarceration and the HIV epidemic as well as Ebola prevention, treatment and diagnostics