Barbara Dudley Alexander, MD

Professor of Medicine
Professor of Pathology
Campus mail 315 Trent Drive, Hanes House, Room 163A, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 668-0789
Email address alexa011@mc.duke.edu

Clinical research related to infectious complications of solid organ and bone marrow transplantation, with a particular interest in the treatment and rapid diagnosis of fungal disease.

Education and Training

  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1996 - 1998
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1993 - 1996
  • M.D., East Carolina University, 1993

Publications

Foglia, Elizabeth E., Benjamin Carper, Marie Gantz, Sara B. DeMauro, Satyan Lakshminrusimha, Michele Walsh, Barbara Schmidt, and Barbara Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Neonatal Research Network. “Association between Policy Changes for Oxygen Saturation Alarm Settings and Neonatal Morbidity and Mortality in Infants Born Very Preterm.” J Pediatr 209 (June 2019): 17-22.e2. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jpeds.2019.01.048.

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30961990
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Ryan, Rita M., Roberta L. Keller, Brenda B. Poindexter, Carl T. D’Angio, Pamela A. Shaw, Scarlett L. Bellamy, Paul E. Moore, Christopher McPherson, James M. Greenberg, and James M. PROP Investigators. “Respiratory Medications in Infants

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30857774
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Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion, Barbara D. Alexander, Debra L. Sudan, Carl Pieper, and Kenneth E. Schmader. “Infections after kidney transplantation. Does age matter?” Clin Transplant 33, no. 4 (April 2019): e13516. https://doi.org/10.1111/ctr.13516.

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30849194
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Permpalung, N., T. Thaniyavarn, J. H. Saullo, S. Arif, R. A. Miller, J. M. Reynolds, and B. D. Alexander. “Impact of Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection on Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome in Lung Transplant Recipients.” In The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation, 38:S312–13. Elsevier BV, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.healun.2019.01.788.

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Chung, Shimin Jasmine, Rachel Ann Miller, Nitipong Permpalung, Arthur Wakefield Baker, Louis Frederic Diehl, David Alan Rizzieri, and Barbara Dudley Alexander. “Fluoroquinolone prophylaxis reduces febrile neutropenia, bloodstream infections from mucosal translocations, and intensive care admissions in high risk hematological patients, a single center experience.” Leuk Lymphoma 60, no. 2 (February 2019): 488–92. https://doi.org/10.1080/10428194.2018.1488252.

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30126315
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Mullane, Kathleen M., Drew J. Winston, Ajay Nooka, Michele I. Morris, Patrick Stiff, Michael J. Dugan, Henry Holland, et al. “A Randomized, Placebo-controlled Trial of Fidaxomicin for Prophylaxis of Clostridium difficile-associated Diarrhea in Adults Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation.” Clin Infect Dis 68, no. 2 (January 7, 2019): 196–203. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciy484.

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29893798
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Hemmersbach-Miller, Marion, Barbara D. Alexander, Debra L. Sudan, Carl Pieper, and Kenneth E. Schmader. “Single-center analysis of infectious complications in older adults during the first year after kidney transplantation.” Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 38, no. 1 (January 2019): 141–48. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10096-018-3405-5.

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30353487
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Messina, Julia A., Cameron R. Wolfe, Marion Hemmersbach-Miller, Carmelo Milano, Jamie L. Todd, John Reynolds, Barbara D. Alexander, Wiley A. Schell, Christina A. Cuomo, and John R. Perfect. “Genomic characterization of recurrent mold infections in thoracic transplant recipients.” Transpl Infect Dis 20, no. 5 (October 2018): e12935. https://doi.org/10.1111/tid.12935.

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29851203
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Messina, Julia A., Rohita Sinha, Kimberly Starr, Mehreen Arshad, Barbara D. Alexander, Nelson J. Chao, and Anthony D. Sung. “Clinical and Genomic Characterization of Recurrent Enterococcal Bloodstream Infection in Patients With Acute Leukemia.” Open Forum Infect Dis 5, no. 6 (June 2018): ofy107. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofy107.

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29977964
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