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

Grants

Publications

Sheng, Tianchen, Gaya B. Wijayaratne, Thushani M. Dabrera, Richard J. Drew, Ajith Nagahawatte, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, et al. “URINARY TRACT INFECTION IS A COMMON REASON FOR POTENTIALLY INAPPROPRIATE ANTIMICROBIAL USE AMONG INPATIENTS IN SRI LANKA.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101:154–154. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Wijayaratne, Weerasinghe M. D. G. B., Sky Vanderburg, Vasantha Devasiri, Ajith Nagahawatte, Champika K. Bodinayake, Eelizabeth Petzold, Sunethra Gunasena, et al. “AN OUTBREAK OF ADENOVIRUS CAUSING SEVERE RESPIRATORY ILLNESS IN SOUTHERN SRI LANKA, 2018.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101:175–175. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

Brandsma, Joost, Kevin Schully, Deborah Striegel, Josh G. Chenoweth, Anissa Elayadi, Subramaniam Krishnan, Dennis Faix, et al. “MOLECULAR PROFILING OF SEPSIS PATIENTS FROM AUSTERE ENVIRONMENTS USING TOPOLOGICAL DATA ANALYSIS.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101:147–147. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

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): e0211762. 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): e001291. 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): e0214871. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0214871.

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30958855
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Tillekeratne, L Gayani, Sunil Suchindran, Emily R. Ko, Elizabeth A. Petzold, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, et al. “HOST GENES ARE DIFFERENTIALLY EXPRESSED IN DENGUE COMPARED TO INFLUENZA INFECTIONS.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 101:263–263. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2019.

Scholars@Duke

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