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

Thielman, Nathan M., Coleen K. Cunningham, Christopher Woods, Elizabeth Petzold, Mark Sprenz, and James Russell. “Ebola clinical trials: Five lessons learned and a way forward.” Clin Trials 13, no. 1 (February 2016): 83–86. https://doi.org/10.1177/1740774515619897.

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26768559
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Liu, Tzu-Yu, Thomas Burke, Lawrence P. Park, Christopher W. Woods, Aimee K. Zaas, Geoffrey S. Ginsburg, and Alfred O. Hero. “An individualized predictor of health and disease using paired reference and target samples.” Bmc Bioinformatics 17 (January 22, 2016): 47. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12859-016-0889-9.

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26801061
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Tsalik, Ephraim L., Ricardo Henao, Marshall Nichols, Thomas Burke, Emily R. Ko, Micah T. McClain, Lori L. Hudson, et al. “Host gene expression classifiers diagnose acute respiratory illness etiology.” Sci Transl Med 8, no. 322 (January 20, 2016): 322ra11. https://doi.org/10.1126/scitranslmed.aad6873.

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26791949
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McClain, Micah T., Bradly P. Nicholson, Lawrence P. Park, Tzu-Yu Liu, Alfred O. Hero, Ephraim L. Tsalik, Aimee K. Zaas, et al. “A Genomic Signature of Influenza Infection Shows Potential for Presymptomatic Detection, Guiding Early Therapy, and Monitoring Clinical Responses.” Open Forum Infect Dis 3, no. 1 (January 2016): ofw007. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofw007.

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26933666
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Tillekeratne, L Gayani, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Dhammika Vidanagama, Vasantha Devasiri, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, et al. “Use of Rapid Influenza Testing to Reduce Antibiotic Prescriptions Among Outpatients with Influenza-Like Illness in Southern Sri Lanka.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 93, no. 5 (November 2015): 1031–37. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.15-0269.

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26283748
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Popper, Stephen J., Viegmon Davong, Josee Castonguay-Vanier, Anisone Chanthongthip, Koukeo Phommasone, Manivanh Vongsouvath, Peter M. Dull, et al. “PATHOGEN-SPECIFIC FEATURES OF THE HUMAN PERIPHERAL BLOOD TRANSCRIPTIONAL PROFILE IN PATIENTS WITH SCRUB TYPHUS AND MURINE TYPHUS.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 93:128–128. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Bowie, Aleah C., Chelsea McMullen, Raphael Belais, Claudine Andre, Fanny Minesi, Anne-Marie Ngalulua, Lawrence Park, et al. “RETROSPECTIVE ANALYSIS OF HUMAN-BONOBO ZOONOTIC PATHOGEN TRANSMISSION IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 93:202–202. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2015.

Scholars@Duke

Tsalik, Ephraim L., Laurel K. Willig, Brandon J. Rice, Jennifer C. van Velkinburgh, Robert P. Mohney, Jonathan E. McDunn, Darrell L. Dinwiddie, et al. “Renal systems biology of patients with systemic inflammatory response syndrome.” Kidney Int 88, no. 4 (October 2015): 804–14. https://doi.org/10.1038/ki.2015.150.

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25993322
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Berlon, Nicholas R., Robert Qi, Batu K. Sharma-Kuinkel, Hwang-Soo Joo, Lawrence P. Park, Dennis George, Joshua T. Thaden, et al. “Clinical MRSA isolates from skin and soft tissue infections show increased in vitro production of phenol soluble modulins.” J Infect 71, no. 4 (October 2015): 447–57. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinf.2015.06.005.

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26079275
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Becker-Dreps, Sylvia, Christine E. Kistler, Kimberly Ward, Ley A. Killeya-Jones, Olga Maria Better, David J. Weber, Sheryl Zimmerman, Bradly P. Nicholson, Chris W. Woods, and Philip Sloane. “Pneumococcal Carriage and Vaccine Coverage in Retirement Community Residents.” J Am Geriatr Soc 63, no. 10 (October 2015): 2094–98. https://doi.org/10.1111/jgs.13651.

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26456473
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