Christopher Wildrick Woods, MD

Professor of Medicine
Associate Director of Duke Center for Applied Genomics and Precision Medicine
Research Professor of Global Health
Professor in Pathology
Campus mail 310 Trent Drive, Duke Box #90519, Durham, NC 27708
Phone (919) 668-7174
Email address chris.woods@duke.edu

1. Emerging Infections
2. Global Health
3. Epidemiology of infectious diseases
4. Clinical microbiology and diagnostics
5. Bioterrorism Preparedness
6. Surveillance for communicable diseases
7. Antimicrobial resistance

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 2001 - 2002
  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1999 - 2000
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1994 - 1997
  • M.D., Duke University, 1994

Publications

Woods, Christopher W., Ana M. Sanchez, Geeta K. Swamy, Micah T. McClain, Lynn Harrington, Debra Freeman, Elizabeth A. Poore, et al. “An observer blinded, randomized, placebo-controlled, phase I dose escalation trial to evaluate the safety and immunogenicity of an inactivated West Nile virus Vaccine, HydroVax-001, in healthy adults..” Vaccine 37, no. 30 (July 9, 2019): 4222–30. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vaccine.2018.12.026.

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Liu, Ying, Ephraim L. Tsalik, Yunyun Jiang, Emily R. Ko, Christopher W. Woods, Ricardo Henao, and Scott R. Evans. “Average Weighted Accuracy (AWA): Pragmatic Analysis for a RADICAL Study..” Clin Infect Dis, June 3, 2019. https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciz437.

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31157863
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Tillekeratne, L Gayani, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ryan Simmons, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi, Bradly P. Nicholson, et al. “Respiratory Viral Infection: An Underappreciated Cause of Acute Febrile Illness Admissions in Southern Sri Lanka..” Am J Trop Med Hyg 100, no. 3 (March 2019): 672–80. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.18-0699.

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30594268
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Wyatt, Lauren, Sallie Robey Permar, Ernesto Ortiz, Axel Berky, Christopher W. Woods, Genevieve Fouda Amouou, Hannah Itell, Heileen Hsu-Kim, and William Pan. “Mercury Exposure and Poor Nutritional Status Reduce Response to Six Expanded Program on Immunization Vaccines in Children: An Observational Cohort Study of Communities Affected by Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon..” Int J Environ Res Public Health 16, no. 4 (February 21, 2019). https://doi.org/10.3390/ijerph16040638.

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Sheng, Tianchen, Gaya B. Wijayaratne, Thushani M. Dabrera, Richard J. Drew, Ajith Nagahawatte, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, et al. “Point-prevalence study of antimicrobial use in public hospitals in southern Sri Lanka identifies opportunities for improving prescribing practices..” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 40, no. 2 (February 2019): 224–27. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.321.

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Chen, Luke F., Lauren P. Knelson, Maria F. Gergen, Olga M. Better, Bradly P. Nicholson, Christopher W. Woods, William A. Rutala, et al. “A prospective study of transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) between environmental sites and hospitalized patients-the TransFER study..” Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 40, no. 1 (January 2019): 47–52. https://doi.org/10.1017/ice.2018.275.

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30426908
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Limkakeng, Alexander T., Ricardo Henao, Deepak Voora, Thomas O’Connell, Michelle Griffin, Ephraim L. Tsalik, Svati Shah, Christopher W. Woods, and Geoffrey S. Ginsburg. “Pilot study of myocardial ischemia-induced metabolomic changes in emergency department patients undergoing stress testing..” Plos One 14, no. 2 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0211762.

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30707740
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Tillekeratne, L Gayani, Champica Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Lori A. Orlando, Ryan A. Simmons, Lawrence P. Park, Christopher W. Woods, and Shelby D. Reed. “Use of clinical algorithms and rapid influenza testing to manage influenza-like illness: a cost-effectiveness analysis in Sri Lanka..” Bmj Glob Health 4, no. 2 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1136/bmjgh-2018-001291.

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30997171
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Lydon, Emily C., Charles Bullard, Mert Aydin, Olga M. Better, Anna Mazur, Bradly P. Nicholson, Emily R. Ko, et al. “A host gene expression approach for identifying triggers of asthma exacerbations..” Plos One 14, no. 4 (2019). https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214871.

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30958855
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Vanderburg, Sky, Tianchen Sheng, Gaya Wijayaratne, Thushani Dabrera, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Richard Drew, Christopher W. Woods, and L Gayani Tillekeratne. “FREQUENT EMPIRIC BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIMICROBIAL USE AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA.” In Respirology, 23:186–87. WILEY, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

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