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Division of Infectious Diseases

2018-2019 Trainees

Alena Janda Markmann, MD

Markmann AJ, Giallourou N, Bhowmik DR, et al. Sex Disparities and Neutralizing-Antibody Durability to SARS-CoV-2 Infection in Convalescent Individuals [published correction appears in mSphere. 2021 Oct 27;6(5):e0073621]. mSphere. 2021;6(4):e0027521. doi:10.1128/mSphere.00275-21

Ciccone EJ, Zivich PN, Lodge EK, et al. 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 Res Protoc. 2021;10(4):e25410. Published 2021 Apr 30. doi:10.2196/25410

Graham SD, Tu HA, McElvany BD, et al. A Novel Antigenic Site Spanning Domains I and III of the Zika Virus Envelope Glycoprotein Is the Target of Strongly Neutralizing Human Monoclonal Antibodies. J Virol. 2021;95(9):e02423-20. Published 2021 Apr 12. doi:10.1128/JVI.02423-20

Premkumar L, Segovia-Chumbez B, Jadi R, et al. The receptor binding domain of the viral spike protein is an immunodominant and highly specific target of antibodies in SARS-CoV-2 patients. Sci Immunol. 2020;5(48):eabc8413. doi:10.1126/sciimmunol.abc8413

Hou YJ, Okuda K, Edwards CE, et al. SARS-CoV-2 Reverse Genetics Reveals a Variable Infection Gradient in the Respiratory Tract [published online ahead of print, 2020 May 27]. Cell. 2020;S0092-8674(20)30675-9. doi:10.1016/j.cell.2020.05.042

2017-2018 Trainees

Emily Ciccone, MD, MHS

Ciccone EJ, Conserve DF, Dave G, et al. At-home testing to mitigate community transmission of SARS-CoV-2: protocol for a public health intervention with a nested prospective cohort study. BMC Public Health. 2021;21(1):2209. Published 2021 Dec 4. doi:10.1186/s12889-021-12007-w

Ciccone EJ, Kabugho L, Baguma E, et al. Rapid Diagnostic Tests to Guide Case Management of and Improve Antibiotic Stewardship for Pediatric Acute Respiratory Illnesses in Resource-Constrained Settings: a Prospective Cohort Study in Southwestern Uganda [published online ahead of print, 2021 Nov 24]. Microbiol Spectr. 2021;e0169421. doi:10.1128/Spectrum.01694-21

Ciccone EJ, Zivich PN, Lodge EK, et al. 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 Res Protoc. 2021;10(4):e25410. Published 2021 Apr 30. doi:10.2196/25410

Ciccone EJ, Zhu DR, Ajeen R, et al. SARS-CoV-2 seropositivity after infection and antibody response to mRNA-based vaccination. Preprint. medRxiv. 2021;2021.02.09.21251319. Published 2021 Feb 22. doi:10.1101/2021.02.09.21251319

Ciccone EJ, Tilly AE, Chiume M, et al. Lessons learned from the development and implementation of an electronic paediatric emergency and acute care database in Lilongwe, Malawi. BMJ Glob Health. 2020;5(7):e002410. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-002410

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2016-2017 Trainees

Lina Rosengren-Hovee, MD, MS

Bauermeister JA, Bonett S, Rosengren AL, Choi SK, Watson D. Approaches to Promoting Linkage to and Retention in HIV Care in the United States: a Scoping Review. Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2021;18(4):339-350. doi:10.1007/s11904-021-00557-y

Rosengren AL, Lelutiu-Weinberger C, Woodhouse EW, Sandanapitchai P, Hightow-Weidman LB. A Scoping Review of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Stigma and Implications for Stigma-Reduction Interventions for Men and Transwomen Who Have Sex with Men [published correction appears in AIDS Behav. 2021 Jan 23;:]. AIDS Behav. 2021;25(7):2054-2070. doi:10.1007/s10461-020-03135-2

Mulawa MI, Rosengren AL, Amico KR, Hightow-Weidman LB, Muessig KE. mHealth to reduce HIV-related stigma among youth in the United States: a scoping review. Mhealth. 2021;7:35. Published 2021 Apr 20. doi:10.21037/mhealth-20-68

Rosengren AL, Davy-Mendez T, Hightow-Weidman LB. Online sex partner seeking and HIV testing frequency among young Black sexual minority men. J HIV AIDS Soc Serv. 2020;19(1):42-54. doi:10.1080/15381501.2019.1692749

Rosengren AL, Menza TW, LeGrand S, Muessig KE, Bauermeister JA, Hightow-Weidman LB. Stigma and Mobile App Use Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex With Men. AIDS Educ Prev. 2019;31(6):523-537. doi:10.1521/aeap.2019.31.6.523

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Asher Schranz, MD

Bui JT, Schranz AJ, Strassle PD, et al. Pulmonary complications observed in patients with infective endocarditis with and without injection drug use: An analysis of the National Inpatient Sample. PLoS One. 2021;16(9):e0256757. Published 2021 Sep 3. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0256757

Schranz AJ, Belenky N, Moss HA, Napravnik S, Rosen DL. Voter Registration Among People With HIV in North Carolina. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2021;8(2):ofab037. Published 2021 Jan 21. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofab037

Schranz AJ, Davy-Mendez T, Eron JJ, Napravnik S. Opioid misuse among persons with HIV engaged in care in the Southeastern US. AIDS Care. 2021;33(2):148-153. doi:10.1080/09540121.2019.1699644

Geirsson A, Schranz A, Jawitz O, et al. The Evolving Burden of Drug Use Associated Infective Endocarditis in the United States. Ann Thorac Surg. 2020;110(4):1185-1192. doi:10.1016/j.athoracsur.2020.03.089

Schranz A, Barocas JA. Infective Endocarditis in Persons Who Use Drugs: Epidemiology, Current Management, and Emerging Treatments. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2020;34(3):479-493. doi:10.1016/j.idc.2020.06.004

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2015-2016 Trainees

Ribka Berhanu, MD

Berhanu RH, Jacobson KR. Tuberculosis Preventive Therapy for People With HIV Infection in High Tuberculosis Burden Settings: How Much Is Enough?Ann Intern Med. 2021;174(10):1462-1463. doi:10.7326/M21-3170

Berhanu R, Schnippel K, Kularatne R, Firnhaber C et al. Discordant rifampicin susceptibility results are associated with Xpert MTB/RIF probe B and probe binding delay. (Int J Tuberc Lung Dis., 2018).

Evans D; Hirasen K; Berhanu R; Malete G et al. Predictors of switch to and early outcomes on third-line antiretroviral therapy at a large public-sector clinic in Johannesburg, South Africa. (AIDS Research and Therapy. 2018).

Evans D, Dahlberg S, Berhanu R, Sineke T, et al. Social and behavioral factors associated with failing second-line ART – results from a cohort study at the Themba Lethu Clinic, Johannesburg, South Africa. (AIDS Care, 2018).

Nel JS, Lippincott CK, Berhanu R, Spencer DC, et al. Does disseminated nontuberculous mycobacterial disease cause false-positive Determine B-LAM lateral flow assay results? A retrospective review. (Clin Infect Dis., 2017).

Schnippel K, Firnhaber C, Berhanu R, Page-Shipp L, et al. Adverse drug reactions during drug-resistant TB treatment in high HIV prevalence settings: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (J Antimicrob Chemother., 2017).

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Ross Boyce, MD, MSc

Kim MK, Smedberg JR, Boyce RM, Miller MB. The Brief Case: “Great Pretender”-Disseminated Blastomycosis in Western North Carolina. J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59(12):e0304920. doi:10.1128/JCM.03049-20

Boyce RM, Hollingsworth BD, Baguma E, et al. Dihydroartemisinin-piperaquine chemoprevention and malaria incidence after severe flooding: evaluation of a pragmatic intervention in rural Uganda [published online ahead of print, 2021 Sep 9]. Clin Infect Dis. 2021;ciab781. doi:10.1093/cid/ciab781

Root H, Boyce R, Robinson WR. Learning from LMICs: best practices for leveraging sentinel surveillance systems to track the US COVID-19 pandemicBMJ Glob Health. 2020;5(12):e004685. doi:10.1136/bmjgh-2020-004685

Boyce RM, Collins M, Muhindo R, et al. Dengue in Western Uganda: a prospective cohort of children presenting with undifferentiated febrile illness. BMC Infect Dis. 2020;20(1):835. Published 2020 Nov 11. doi:10.1186/s12879-020-05568-5

Shook-Sa BE, Boyce RM, Aiello AE. Estimation Without Representation: Early Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Seroprevalence Studies and the Path Forward. J Infect Dis. 2020;222(7):1086-1089. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiaa429

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2014-2015 Trainees

Matthew Collins, MD, PhD

Sherman AC, Smith T, Zhu Y, et al. Application of SARS-CoV-2 Serology to Address Public Health Priorities. Front Public Health. 2021;9:744535. Published 2021 Nov 23. doi:10.3389/fpubh.2021.744535

Pegu A, O’Connell SE, Schmidt SD, et al. Durability of mRNA-1273 vaccine-induced antibodies against SARS-CoV-2 variants. Science. 2021;373(6561):1372-1377. doi:10.1126/science.abj4176

Bowman NM, Bucardo F, Collins MH, et al. Clinical and Epidemiological Features of Acute Zika Virus Infections in León, Nicaragua [published online ahead of print, 2021 Aug 9]. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105(4):924-930. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.20-1191

Shioda K, Lau MSY, Kraay ANM, et al. Estimating the Cumulative Incidence of SARS-CoV-2 Infection and the Infection Fatality Ratio in Light of Waning Antibodies. Epidemiology. 2021;32(4):518-524. doi:10.1097/EDE.0000000000001361

Babiker A, Marvil CE, Waggoner JJ, Collins MH, Piantadosi A. The Importance and Challenges of Identifying SARS-CoV-2 Reinfections. J Clin Microbiol. 2021;59(4):e02769-20. Published 2021 Mar 19. doi:10.1128/JCM.02769-20

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Christopher Hauck, MD

Lachiewicz AM, Hauck CG, Weber DJ, Cairns BA, van Duin D. Bacterial Infections After Burn Injuries: Impact of Multidrug Resistance. Clin Infect Dis. 2017;65(12):2130-2136. doi:10.1093/cid/cix682

Hauck CG, Chong PP, Miller MB, et al. Increasing Rates of Fluoroquinolone Resistance in Escherichia coli Isolated From the Blood and Urine of Patients with Hematologic Malignancies and Stem Cell Transplant Recipients. Pathog Immun. 2016;1(2):234-242. doi:10.20411/pai.v1i2.115

Hauck C, Frishman WH. Systemic hypertension: the roles of salt, vascular Na+/K+ ATPase and the endogenous glycosides, ouabain and marinobufagenin. Cardiol Rev. 2012;20(3):130-138. doi:10.1097/CRD.0b013e31823c835c

Jonathan Parr, MD, MPH

Morgan CE, Rimland CA, Bell GJ, et al. Rapid analysis of local data to inform off-label tocilizumab use early in the COVID-19 pandemic. Healthc (Amst). 2021;9(4):100581. doi:10.1016/j.hjdsi.2021.100581

Deutsch-Feldman M, Parr JB, Keeler C, et al. The Burden of Malaria in the Democratic Republic of the CongoJ Infect Dis. 2021;223(11):1948-1952. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiaa650

Parr JB, Kieto E, Phanzu F, et al. Analysis of false-negative rapid diagnostic tests for symptomatic malaria in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Sci Rep. 2021;11(1):6495. Published 2021 Mar 22. doi:10.1038/s41598-021-85913-z

Thomson R, Parr JB, Cheng Q, Chenet S, Perkins M, Cunningham J. Prevalence of Plasmodium falciparum lacking histidine-rich proteins 2 and 3: a systematic review. Bull World Health Organ. 2020;98(8):558-568F. doi:10.2471/BLT.20.250621

Thompson P, Morgan CE, Ngimbi P, et al. Arresting vertical transmission of hepatitis B virus (AVERT-HBV) in pregnant women and their neonates in the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a feasibility study [published correction appears in Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Nov;9(11):e1507]. Lancet Glob Health. 2021;9(11):e1600-e1609. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00304-1

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Sancta St. Cyr, MD

Quilter LAS, St Cyr SB, Hong J, et al. Antimicrobial Susceptibility of Urogenital and Extragenital Neisseria gonorrhoeae Isolates Among Men Who Have Sex With Men: Strengthening the US Response to Resistant Gonorrhea and Enhanced Gonococcal Isolate Surveillance Project, 2018 to 2019. Sex Transm Dis. 2021;48(12S Suppl 2):S111-S117. doi:10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001548

Schlanger K, Learner ER, Pham CD, et al. Strengthening the US Response to Resistant Gonorrhea: An Overview of a Multisite Program to Enhance Local Response Capacity for Antibiotic-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae. Sex Transm Dis. 2021;48(12S Suppl 2):S97-S103. doi:10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001545

Holderman JL, Thomas JC, Schlanger K, et al. Sustained Transmission of Neisseria gonorrhoeae with High-Level Resistance to Azithromycin, in Indianapolis, Indiana, 2017-2018Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73(5):808-815. doi:10.1093/cid/ciab132

Pham CD, Nash E, Liu H, et al. Atypical Mutation in Neisseria gonorrhoeae 23S rRNA Associated with High-Level Azithromycin Resistance. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021;65(2):e00885-20. Published 2021 Jan 20. doi:10.1128/AAC.00885-20

St Cyr S, Barbee L, Workowski KA, et al. Update to CDC’s Treatment Guidelines for Gonococcal Infection, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. 2020;69(50):1911-1916. Published 2020 Dec 18. doi:10.15585/mmwr.mm6950a6

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2013-2014 Trainees

Sara Williford, MD

Zhou S, Williford SE, McGivern DR, et al. Evolutionary pathways to NS5A inhibitor resistance in genotype 1 hepatitis C virus. Antiviral Res. 2018;158:45-51. doi:10.1016/j.antiviral.2018.07.024

Mauger DM, Golden M, Yamane D, et al. Functionally conserved architecture of hepatitis C virus RNA genomes. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2015;112(12):3692-3697. doi:10.1073/pnas.1416266112

Jabara CB, Hu F, Mollan KR, et al. Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) NS3 sequence diversity and antiviral resistance-associated variant frequency in HCV/HIV coinfection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2014;58(10):6079-6092. doi:10.1128/AAC.03466-14

McGivern DR, Masaki T, Williford S, et al. Kinetic analyses reveal potent and early blockade of hepatitis C virus assembly by NS5A inhibitors. Gastroenterology. 2014;147(2):453-62.e7. doi:10.1053/j.gastro.2014.04.021

2012-2013 Trainees

Sophia Califano, MD

Califano S, Calo WA, Weinberger M, Gilkey MB, Brewer NT. Physician support of HPV vaccination school-entry requirementsHum Vaccin Immunother. 2016;12(6):1626-1632. doi:10.1080/21645515.2016.1149275

Lim MY, Alker AP, Califano S, et al. Concurrent Disseminated Nocardiosis and GI Mucormycosis in a Stem-Cell Transplantation Recipient. J Clin Oncol. 2016;34(10):e84-e86. doi:10.1200/JCO.2013.51.4042

Califano S, Pagani FD, Malani PN. Left ventricular assist device-associated infections. Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2012;26(1):77-87. doi:10.1016/j.idc.2011.09.008

Christopher Sellers, MD

Dennis AM, Zhou S, Sellers CJ, et al. Using Primer-ID Deep Sequencing to Detect Recent Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 Infection. J Infect Dis. 2018;218(11):1777-1782. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiy426

Rutstein SE, Sellers CJ, Ananworanich J, Cohen MS. The HIV treatment cascade in acutely infected people: informing global guidelines. Curr Opin HIV AIDS. 2015;10(6):395-402. doi:10.1097/COH.0000000000000193

Sellers CJ, Lee H, Chasela C, et al. Reducing lost to follow-up in a large clinical trial of prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV: the Breastfeeding, Antiretrovirals and Nutrition study experience. Clin Trials. 2015;12(2):156-165. doi:10.1177/1740774514562031

Sellers CJ, Wohl DA. Antiretroviral therapy: when to startInfect Dis Clin North Am. 2014;28(3):403-420. doi:10.1016/j.idc.2014.05.004

Hamela G, Kabondo C, Tembo T, Zimba C, Kamanga E, Mofolo I, Bulla B, Sellers C, Nakanga RC, Lee C, Martinson F, Hoffman I, van der Horst C, Hosseinipour MC. Evaluating the benefits of incorporating traditional birth attendants in HIV prevention of mother to child transmission service delivery in Lilongwe, Malawi. (Afr J Reprod Health., 2014).

Andrea Shahum, MD, PhD

Zhang X, Shahum A, Yang LG, et al. Outcomes From Re-Treatment and Cerebrospinal Fluid Analyses in Patients With Syphilis Who Had Serological Nonresponse or Lack of Seroreversion After Initial Therapy. Sex Transm Dis. 2021;48(6):443-450. doi:10.1097/OLQ.0000000000001321

Krcmery V, Sokolova J, Kulkova N, Liskova A, Shahum A, Benca G. Nasopharyngeal bacterial colonisation in HIV-positive children in Cambodia. (Trop Med Int Health., 2013).

Saniova B, Krkoska D, Taziarova M, Duris M, Kalavska A, Gulasova I, Shahum A, Krčméry V. Cerebral malaria complicated with coma, multiorgan failure and psychosocial sequellae observed among non-immune travelers to Benin, Sudan and Madagascar. (Neuro Endocrinol Lett., 2013).

Shahum G, Shahum A, Sladeckova V, Hardy M, Rabarova L, Benca GJ. The psychosocial conditions and intensified education that may affect school performance of HIV/AIDS orphaned children on antiretroviral drugs. (Neuro Endocrinol Lett., 2013).

2011-2012 Trainees

Michael Herce, MD, MPH

Mody A, Sikazwe I, Namwase AS, et al. Effects of implementing universal and rapid HIV treatment on initiation of antiretroviral therapy and retention in care in Zambia: a natural experiment using regression discontinuity. Lancet HIV. 2021;8(12):e755-e765. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(21)00186-7

Ostermann J, Yelverton V, Smith HJ, et al. Preferences for transitional HIV care among people living with HIV recently released from prison in Zambia: a discrete choice experiment. J Int AIDS Soc. 2021;24(10):e25805. doi:10.1002/jia2.25805

Herce ME, Chagomerana MB, Zalla LC, et al. Community-facility linkage models and maternal and infant health outcomes in Malawi’s PMTCT/ART program: A cohort study. PLoS Med. 2021;18(9):e1003780. Published 2021 Sep 17. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1003780

Frascino NY, Edwards JK, Herce ME, et al. Differences in Access to HIV Services and Risky Sexual Behaviors Among Malawian Women at Social Venues Who Do and Do Not Engage in Sex Work. AIDS Behav. 2021;25(9):2920-2928. doi:10.1007/s10461-021-03289-7

Herce ME, Hoffmann CJ, Fielding K, et al. Universal test-and-treat in Zambian and South African correctional facilities: a multisite prospective cohort study. Lancet HIV. 2020;7(12):e807-e816. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(20)30188-0

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Arthur Jackson, MBBCh, DTMH

Ahearn-Ford S, Lunjani N, McSharry B, et al. Long-term disruption of cytokine signalling networks is evident in patients who required hospitalization for SARS-CoV-2 infection. Allergy. 2021;76(9):2910-2913. doi:10.1111/all.14953

O’Riordan F, Ronayne A, Jackson A. Capnocytophaga canimorsus meningitis and bacteraemia without a dog bite in an immunocompetent individualBMJ Case Rep. 2021;14(7):e242432. Published 2021 Jul 21. doi:10.1136/bcr-2021-242432

Kerr C, Stack WA, Sadlier C, Jackson A. Disseminated cryptococcal infection initially presenting as cryptococcal cellulitis in an HIV-negative patient on long-term steroidsBMJ Case Rep. 2018;11(1):e227249. Published 2018 Nov 28. doi:10.1136/bcr-2018-227249

Brennan A, Horgan M, Jackson A, Browne JP, Bergin CJ. Utilisation patterns and cost of hospital care for people living with HIV in Ireland in 2012: a single-centre study. Int J STD AIDS. 2017;28(3):229-237. doi:10.1177/0956462416640167

Bicanic T, Bottomley C, Loyse A, et al. Toxicity of Amphotericin B Deoxycholate-Based Induction Therapy in Patients with HIV-Associated Cryptococcal Meningitis. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2015;59(12):7224-7231. doi:10.1128/AAC.01698-15

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Anne Lachiewicz, MD, MPH

Warner NC, Bartelt LA, Lachiewicz AM, et al. Cefiderocol for the Treatment of Adult and Pediatric Patients With Cystic Fibrosis and Achromobacter xylosoxidans Infections. Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73(7):e1754-e1757. doi:10.1093/cid/ciaa1847

Gallaher JR, Banda W, Lachiewicz AM, Krysiak R, Purcell LN, Charles AG. Predictors of multi-drug resistance in burn wound colonization following burn injury in a resource-limited setting. Burns. 2021;47(6):1308-1313. doi:10.1016/j.burns.2020.12.007

Sturkie EK, Moore CR, Caulfield CA, Schmid E, Lachiewicz AM, Stephens JR. Frequency and yield of blood cultures for observation patients with skin and soft tissue infections. Am J Emerg Med. 2021;44:161-165. doi:10.1016/j.ajem.2021.02.026

Jayaweera D, Flume PA, Singer NG, et al. Prioritizing studies of COVID-19 and lessons learned. J Clin Transl Sci. 2021;5(1):e106. Published 2021 Apr 21. doi:10.1017/cts.2021.784

Danilkowicz RM, Lachiewicz AM, Lorenzana DJ, Barton KD, Lachiewicz PF. Prosthetic Joint Infection After Dental Work: Is the Correct Prophylaxis Being Prescribed? A Systematic Review [published correction appears in Arthroplast Today. 2021 Dec 02;13:7]. Arthroplast Today. 2021;7:69-75. Published 2021 Jan 9. doi:10.1016/j.artd.2020.11.007

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2010-2011 Trainees

Alisa Alker MD, PhD

Escamilla V, Alker A, Dandalo L, et al. Effects of community-level bed net coverage on malaria morbidity in Lilongwe, Malawi. Malar J. 2017;16(1):142. Published 2017 Apr 7. doi:10.1186/s12936-017-1767-2

Lim MY, Alker AP, Califano S, Trembath DG, Alby K, Gilligan PH, Jamieson K, Serody JS, Shea TC. Concurrent Disseminated Nocardiosis and GI Mucormycosis in a Stem-Cell Transplantation Recipient. (J Clin Oncol., 2014).

Wan XF, Carrel M, Long LP, Alker AP, Emch M. Perspective on emergence and re-emergence of amantadine resistant influenza A viruses in domestic animals in China. (Infect Genet Evol., 2013).

Vijaykadga S, Alker AP, Satimai W, MacArthur JR, Meshnick SR, Wongsrichanalai C. Delayed Plasmodium falciparum clearance following artesunate-mefloquine combination therapy in Thailand, 1997-2007. Malar J. 2012;11:296. Published 2012 Aug 28. doi:10.1186/1475-2875-11-296

Alker AP, Juliano JJ, Meshnick SR, et al. Plasmodium falciparum and dihydrofolate reductase I164L mutations in Africa. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2009;53(4):1722-1723. doi:10.1128/AAC.01427-08

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Natalie Bowman, MD, MPH

Hamilton MM, Sciaudone M, Chang PP, et al. Unexpected case of chagas disease reactivation in endomyocardial biopsy for evaluation of cardiac allograft rejection [published online ahead of print, 2021 Nov 3]. Cardiovasc Pathol. 2021;57:107394. doi:10.1016/j.carpath.2021.107394

Klein MD, Tinajeros F, Del Carmen Menduiña M, et al. Risk Factors for Maternal Chagas Disease and Vertical Transmission in a Bolivian Hospital. Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73(7):e2450-e2456. doi:10.1093/cid/ciaa1885

Bowman NM, Bucardo F, Collins MH, et al. Clinical and Epidemiological Features of Acute Zika Virus Infections in León, Nicaragua [published online ahead of print, 2021 Aug 9]. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;105(4):924-930. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.20-1191

Bowman NM, Balasubramanian S, Gilman RH, et al. Deep sequencing to detect diversity of Trypanosoma cruzi infection in patients co-infected with HIV and Chagas disease [published online ahead of print, 2021 Jul 8]. J Infect Dis. 2021;jiab350. doi:10.1093/infdis/jiab350

Klein MD, Proaño A, Noazin S, Sciaudone M, Gilman RH, Bowman NM. Risk factors for vertical transmission of Chagas disease: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Int J Infect Dis. 2021;105:357-373. doi:10.1016/j.ijid.2021.02.074

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Christopher Lippincott, MD

Sadler ED, Avdic E, Cosgrove SE, et al. Failure modes and effects analysis to improve transitions of care in patients discharged on outpatient parenteral antimicrobial therapy. Am J Health Syst Pharm. 2021;78(13):1223-1232. doi:10.1093/ajhp/zxab165

Zinoviev R, Lippincott CK, Keller SC, Gilotra NA. In Full Flow: Left Ventricular Assist Device Infections in the Modern Era. Open Forum Infect Dis. 2020;7(5):ofaa124. Published 2020 Apr 17. doi:10.1093/ofid/ofaa124

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Mathioudakis N, Lippincott C, Sherman RL, Abularrage CJ. Incidence and Risk Factors Associated With Ulcer Recurrence Among Patients With Diabetic Foot Ulcers Treated in a Multidisciplinary Setting. J Surg Res. 2020;246:243-250. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2019.09.025

Joseph SB, Kincer LP, Bowman NM, et al. Human Immunodeficiency Virus Type 1 RNA Detected in the Central Nervous System (CNS) After Years of Suppressive Antiretroviral Therapy Can Originate from a Replicating CNS Reservoir or Clonally Expanded Cells. Clin Infect Dis. 2019;69(8):1345-1352. doi:10.1093/cid/ciy1066

Hicks CW, Canner JK, Mathioudakis N, et al. Neighborhood socioeconomic disadvantage is not associated with wound healing in diabetic foot ulcer patients treated in a multidisciplinary setting. J Surg Res. 2018;224:102-111. doi:10.1016/j.jss.2017.11.063

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Michael Vinikoor, MD

Inoue S, Chitambi C, Vinikoor MJ, et al. Testing the validity of the AUDIT-C and AUDIT-3 to detect unhealthy alcohol use among high-risk populations in Zambia: A secondary analysis from two randomized trials. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2021;229(Pt A):109156. doi:10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2021.109156

Iyun V, Technau KG, Vinikoor M, et al. Variations in the characteristics and outcomes of children living with HIV following universal ART in sub-Saharan Africa (2006-17): a retrospective cohort study. Lancet HIV. 2021;8(6):e353-e362. doi:10.1016/S2352-3018(21)00004-7

Sinkala E, Vinikoor M, Miyanda Siyunda A, et al. Hepatosplenic schistosomiasis in Zambian adults is characterized by increased liver stiffness: A nested case-control study. Heliyon. 2020;6(7):e04534. Published 2020 Jul 28. doi:10.1016/j.heliyon.2020.e04534

Sinkala E, Vinikoor M, Zyambo K, Besa E, Nsokolo B, Kelly P. Propranolol Reduces Portal Vein Diameter in Schistosomal Liver Disease with Portal Hypertension: A Prospective Cohort Study. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2020;102(4):832-837. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.19-0452

Vinikoor MJ, Sinkala E, Kanunga A, et al. Eligibility for hepatitis B antiviral therapy among adults in the general population in Zambia. PLoS One. 2020;15(1):e0227041. Published 2020 Jan 13. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0227041

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2009-2010 Trainees

Satish Gopal, MD, PhD

Ellis GK, Chapman H, Manda A, et al. Pediatric lymphoma patients in Malawi present with poor health-related quality of life at diagnosis and improve throughout treatment and follow-up across all Pediatric PROMIS-25 domains. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 2021;68(10):e29257. doi:10.1002/pbc.29257

Painschab MS, Kohler R, Kimani S, et al. Comparison of best supportive care, CHOP, or R-CHOP for treatment of diffuse large B-cell lymphoma in Malawi: a cost-effectiveness analysis [published correction appears in Lancet Glob Health. 2021 Sep;9(9):e1215]. Lancet Glob Health. 2021;9(9):e1305-e1313. doi:10.1016/S2214-109X(21)00261-8

Gopal S, Sharpless NE. Cancer as a Global Health Priority [published online ahead of print, 2021 Aug 6]. JAMA. 2021;10.1001/jama.2021.12778. doi:10.1001/jama.2021.12778

Chinula L, Topazian HM, Mapanje C, et al. Uptake and safety of community-based “screen-and-treat” with thermal ablation preventive therapy for cervical cancer prevention in rural Lilongwe, Malawi. Int J Cancer. 2021;149(2):371-377. doi:10.1002/ijc.33549

Sivaram S, Perkins S, He M, et al. Building Capacity for Global Cancer Research: Existing Opportunities and Future Directions. J Cancer Educ. 2021;36(Suppl 1):5-24. doi:10.1007/s13187-021-02043-w

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Jessica Lin, MD

Churiwal M, Lin KD, Khan S, et al. Assessment of the Field Utility of a Rapid Point-of-Care Test for SARS-CoV-2 Antibodies in a Household Cohort [published online ahead of print, 2021 Nov 24]. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021;tpmd210592. doi:10.4269/ajtmh.21-0592

Lin JT, Mollan KR, Cerami C. The Consequences of Isolating at Home. Clin Infect Dis. 2021;73(9):e2823. doi:10.1093/cid/ciaa1476

Muller MS, Chhetri SB, Basham C, et al. Practical strategies for SARS-CoV-2 RT-PCR testing in resource-constrained settingsDiagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2021;101(2):115469. doi:10.1016/j.diagmicrobio.2021.115469

Cunningham CH, Hennelly CM, Lin JT, et al. A novel CRISPR-based malaria diagnostic capable of Plasmodium detection, species differentiation, and drug-resistance genotypingEBioMedicine. 2021;68:103415. doi:10.1016/j.ebiom.2021.103415

Lin JT, Waltmann A, Moser KA, et al. Selection of Cytochrome b Mutants Is Rare among Plasmodium falciparum Patients Failing Treatment with Atovaquone-Proguanil in Cambodia. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2021;65(3):e01249-20. Published 2021 Feb 17. doi:10.1128/AAC.01249-20

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