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

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


Stout, J. E., C. W. Woods, A. A. Alvarez, A. Berchuck, and C. Dukes Hamilton. “Mycobacterium bovis peritonitis mimicking ovarian cancer in a young woman.” Clin Infect Dis 33, no. 4 (August 15, 2001): E14–16.

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Loeb, M. J., A. De Loof, D. B. Gelman, R. S. Hakim, H. Jaffe, J. P. Kochansky, S. M. Meola, et al. “Testis ecdysiotropin, an insect gonadotropin that induces synthesis of ecdysteroid.” Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 47, no. 4 (August 2001): 181–88.

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Krause, G., C. Blackmore, S. Wiersma, C. Lesneski, C. W. Woods, N. E. Rosenstein, and R. S. Hopkins. “Marijuana use and social networks in a community outbreak of meningococcal disease.” South Med J 94, no. 5 (May 2001): 482–85.


Cabell, C. H., G. E. Peterson, V. G. Fowler, D. J. Anderson, C. W. Woods, G. R. Corey, D. J. Sexton, and T. Ryan. “The effect of changing trends in endocarditis on outcomes.” Journal of the American College of Cardiology 37, no. 2 (February 1, 2001): 473A-473A.


Nelson, C. G., M. A. Iler, C. W. Woods, J. A. Bartlett, and V. G. Fowler. “Meningococcemia in a patient coinfected with hepatitis C virus and HIV.” Emerg Infect Dis 6, no. 6 (November 2000): 646–48.

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Woods, C. W., C. McRill, B. D. Plikaytis, N. E. Rosenstein, D. Mosley, D. Boyd, B. England, B. A. Perkins, N. M. Ampel, and R. A. Hajjeh. “Coccidioidomycosis in human immunodeficiency virus-infected persons in Arizona, 1994-1997: incidence, risk factors, and prevention.” J Infect Dis 181, no. 4 (April 2000): 1428–34.

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Woods, C. W., G. Armstrong, S. O. Sackey, C. Tetteh, S. Bugri, B. A. Perkins, and N. E. Rosenstein. “Emergency vaccination against epidemic meningitis in Ghana: implications for the control of meningococcal disease in West Africa.” Lancet 355, no. 9197 (January 1, 2000): 30–33.

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