Thursday, September 17, 2020
Jeff Stringer, MD
Director, UNC Division of Global Women’s Health
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Jeff Stringer, MD is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Adjunct Professor of Epidemiology at UNC’s Gillings School of Global Public Health. Between 2001 and 2012, Stringer lived in Lusaka, Zambia, where he established and led the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia. In 2012, he returned to Chapel Hill to lead UNC’s Division of Global Women’s Health. Dr. Stringer’s research focuses on birth outcomes, clinical epidemiology, and HIV in women and children. He has served as PI for over $230 million in grant and contract funding for research, training, and technical assistance work in Africa, and currently holds active grants from the NIH and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. He lives in Chapel Hill with his spouse, Dr. Elizabeth Stringer (also an obstetrician), their three children, and an ill-behaved Rhodesian Ridgeback.