Christopher Wildrick Woods, MD

Professor of 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

Tillekeratne, LG, Bodinayake, C, Nagahawatte, A, Kurukulasooriya, R, Orlando, LA, Simmons, RA, Park, LP, Woods, CW, and Reed, SD. "Use of clinical algorithms and rapid influenza testing to manage influenza-like illness: A cost-effectiveness analysis in Sri Lanka." Bmj Global Health 4, no. 2 (March 1, 2019).

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Tillekeratne, LG, Bodinayake, CK, Simmons, R, Nagahawatte, A, Devasiri, V, Kodikara Arachchi, W, Nicholson, BP, Park, LP, Vanderburg, S, Kurukulasooriya, R, De Silva, AD, Østybe, T, Reller, ME, and Woods, CW. "Respiratory Viral Infection: An Underappreciated Cause of Acute Febrile Illness Admissions in Southern Sri Lanka." The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 100, no. 3 (March 2019): 672-680.

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30594268
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Wyatt, L, Permar, SR, Ortiz, E, Berky, A, Woods, CW, Amouou, GF, Itell, H, Hsu-Kim, H, and Pan, W. "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." International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 16, no. 4 (February 21, 2019).

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30795575
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Sheng, T, Wijayaratne, GB, Dabrera, TM, Drew, RJ, Nagahawatte, A, Bodinayake, CK, Kurukulasooriya, R, Østbye, T, Nagaro, KJ, De Silva, C, Ranawakaarachchi, H, Sudarshana, AT, Anderson, DJ, Woods, CW, and Tillekeratne, LG. "Point-prevalence study of antimicrobial use in public hospitals in southern Sri Lanka identifies opportunities for improving prescribing practices." Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 40, no. 2 (February 2019): 224-227.

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30522538
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Woods, CW, Sanchez, AM, Swamy, GK, McClain, MT, Harrington, L, Freeman, D, Poore, EA, Slifka, DK, Poer DeRaad, DE, Amanna, IJ, Slifka, MK, Cai, S, Shahamatdar, V, Wierzbicki, MR, Amegashie, C, and Walter, EB. "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 (January 18, 2019).

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30661836
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Chen, LF, Knelson, LP, Gergen, MF, Better, OM, Nicholson, BP, Woods, CW, Rutala, WA, Weber, DJ, Sexton, DJ, Anderson, DJ, and CDC Prevention Epicenters Program, . "A prospective study of transmission of Multidrug-Resistant Organisms (MDROs) between environmental sites and hospitalized patients-the TransFER study." Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology 40, no. 1 (January 2019): 47-52.

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30426908
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Limkakeng, AT, Henao, R, Voora, D, O'Connell, T, Griffin, M, Tsalik, EL, Shah, S, Woods, CW, and Ginsburg, GS. "Pilot study of myocardial ischemia-induced metabolomic changes in emergency department patients undergoing stress testing." Plos One 14, no. 2 (January 2019): e0211762-null.

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30707740
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Vanderburg, S, Sheng, T, Wijayaratne, G, Dabrera, T, Bodinayake, CK, Nagahawatte, A, Kurukulasooriya, R, Drew, R, Woods, CW, and Tillekeratne, LG. "FREQUENT EMPIRIC BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIMICROBIAL USE AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA.": WILEY, November 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Vanderburg, S, Sheng, T, Wijayaratne, G, Dabrera, T, Bodinayake, CK, Nagahawatte, A, Kurukulasooriya, R, Drew, R, Woods, CW, and Tillekeratne, LG. "FREQUENT EMPIRIC BROAD-SPECTRUM ANTIMICROBIAL USE AMONG HOSPITALIZED PATIENTS WITH LOWER RESPIRATORY TRACT INFECTION IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA.": WILEY, November 1, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Fourati, S, Talla, A, Mahmoudian, M, Burkhart, JG, Klén, R, Henao, R, Yu, T, Aydın, Z, Yeung, KY, Ahsen, ME, Almugbel, R, Jahandideh, S, Liang, X, Nordling, TEM, Shiga, M, Stanescu, A, Vogel, R, Respiratory Viral DREAM Challenge Consortium, , Pandey, G, Chiu, C, McClain, MT, Woods, CW, Ginsburg, GS, Elo, LL, Tsalik, EL, Mangravite, LM, and Sieberts, SK. "A crowdsourced analysis to identify ab initio molecular signatures predictive of susceptibility to viral infection." Nature Communications 9, no. 1 (October 24, 2018): 4418-null.

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30356117
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