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

Burke, Thomas W., Ricardo Henao, Erik Soderblom, Ephraim L. Tsalik, J Will Thompson, Micah T. McClain, Marshall Nichols, et al. “Nasopharyngeal Protein Biomarkers of Acute Respiratory Virus Infection.” Ebiomedicine 17 (March 2017): 172–81. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ebiom.2017.02.015.

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28238698
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Sobel Leonard, Ashley, Micah T. McClain, Gavin J. D. Smith, David E. Wentworth, Rebecca A. Halpin, Xudong Lin, Amy Ransier, et al. “The effective rate of influenza reassortment is limited during human infection.” Plos Pathog 13, no. 2 (February 2017): e1006203. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.ppat.1006203.

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28170438
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Holcomb, Zachary E., Ephraim L. Tsalik, Christopher W. Woods, and Micah T. McClain. “Host-Based Peripheral Blood Gene Expression Analysis for Diagnosis of Infectious Diseases.” J Clin Microbiol 55, no. 2 (February 2017): 360–68. https://doi.org/10.1128/JCM.01057-16.

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27795332
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Bodinayake, Champica K., L Gayani Tillekeratne, Ajith Nagahawatte, Charmaine Mutucumarana, Vasantha Devasiri, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Truls Ostbye, Megan E. Reller, and Christopher W. Woods. “THE 2009 WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION DENGUE CLASSIFICATION OVER-ESTIMATES DENGUE DISEASE SEVERITY IN SRI LANKA.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 97:361–62. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Kurukulasooriya, Ruvini, L Gayani Tillekeratne, WMD Gaya B. Wijayaratne, Champica K. Bodinayake, Malindu D. Rajapakshe, B. G. Umesha, T. D. Abewickrama, et al. “HIGH PREVALENCE OF SUSPECTED NOSOCOMIAL COLONIZATION WITH METHICILLIN-RESISTANT STAPHYLOCOCCUS AUREUS AT A TERTIARY CARE HOSPITAL IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 97:143–143. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2017.

Scholars@Duke

Fountain, Eric M., Maggie C. Moses, Lawrence P. Park, Christopher W. Woods, and Gowthami M. Arepally. “Thrombocytopenia in hospitalized patients with severe clostridium difficile infection.” J Thromb Thrombolysis 43, no. 1 (January 2017): 38–42. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11239-016-1423-7.

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27614757
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Yan, Qin, Sun Hee Ahn, Felix Mba Medie, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Lawrence P. Park, William K. Scott, Hitesh Deshmukh, et al. “Candidate genes on murine chromosome 8 are associated with susceptibility to Staphylococcus aureus infection in mice and are involved with Staphylococcus aureus septicemia in humans.” Plos One 12, no. 6 (2017): e0179033. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0179033.

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28594911
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Sobel Leonard, Ashley, Micah T. McClain, Gavin J. D. Smith, David E. Wentworth, Rebecca A. Halpin, Xudong Lin, Amy Ransier, et al. “Deep Sequencing of Influenza A Virus from a Human Challenge Study Reveals a Selective Bottleneck and Only Limited Intrahost Genetic Diversification.” J Virol 90, no. 24 (December 15, 2016): 11247–58. https://doi.org/10.1128/JVI.01657-16.

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27707932
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Reller, Megan E., Ijeuru Chikeka, Jeremy J. Miles, J Stephen Dumler, Christopher W. Woods, Orlando Mayorga, and Armando J. Matute. “First Identification and Description of Rickettsioses and Q Fever as Causes of Acute Febrile Illness in Nicaragua.” Plos Negl Trop Dis 10, no. 12 (December 2016): e0005185. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pntd.0005185.

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28036394
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Bertumen, J Bradford, Wiley A. Schell, Maria Joyce, Christopher Alley, and Christopher W. Woods. “Diagnostic difficulty identifying Apophysomyces trapeziformis septic arthritis in a patient with multiple myeloma.” Jmm Case Rep 3, no. 6 (December 2016): e005075. https://doi.org/10.1099/jmmcr.0.005075.

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28348796
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