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

Tillekeratne, L., Sunil Suchindran, Emily Ko, Elizabeth Petzold, Champica Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, et al. “A GENE EXPRESSION SIGNATURE ACCURATELY IDENTIFIES VIRAL ACUTE RESPIRATORY INFECTIONS IN A SRI LANKAN POPULATION.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 99:641–42. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Nicholson, Bradly, Raphael Belais, Aleah Bowie, Chelsea McMullen, Patrick Mukadi, Nicole Hoff, Reena Doshi, et al. “INDEX-CLUSTER STUDY OF INTERSPECIES DISEASE TRANSMISSION AT LOLA YA BONOBO SANCTUARY, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.” In American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 99:220–220. AMER SOC TROP MED & HYGIENE, 2018.

Scholars@Duke

Duplessis, Christopher, Michael Gregory, Kenneth Frey, Matthew Bell, Luu Truong, Kevin Schully, James Lawler, et al. “Evaluating the discriminating capacity of cell death (apoptotic) biomarkers in sepsis.” J Intensive Care 6 (2018): 72. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40560-018-0341-5.

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30459950
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Poore, Gregory D., Emily R. Ko, Ashlee Valente, Ricardo Henao, Kelsey Sumner, Christopher Hong, Thomas W. Burke, et al. “A miRNA Host Response Signature Accurately Discriminates Acute Respiratory Infection Etiologies.” Front Microbiol 9 (2018): 2957. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2018.02957.

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30619110
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Peterson, Lance R., Christopher W. Woods, Thomas E. Davis, Zi-Xuam Wang, Stephen A. Young, John C. Osiecki, Michael A. Lewinski, and Oliver Liesenfeld. “Performance of the cobas MRSA/SA Test for Simultaneous Detection of Methicillin-Susceptible and Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus From Nasal Swabs.” Am J Clin Pathol 148, no. 2 (August 1, 2017): 119–27. https://doi.org/10.1093/ajcp/aqx040.

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28898981
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Pericàs, J. M., J. A. Messina, C. Garcia-de-la-Mària, L. Park, B. K. Sharma-Kuinkel, F. Marco, D. Wray, et al. “Influence of vancomycin minimum inhibitory concentration on the outcome of methicillin-susceptible Staphylococcus aureus left-sided infective endocarditis treated with antistaphylococcal β-lactam antibiotics: a prospective cohort study by the International Collaboration on Endocarditis.” Clin Microbiol Infect 23, no. 8 (August 2017): 544–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cmi.2017.01.017.

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28159672
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Ericson, M., N. Balakrishnan, B. R. Mozayeni, C. W. Woods, J. Dencklau, S. Kelly, and E. B. Breitschwerdt. “Culture, PCR, DNA sequencing, and second harmonic generation (SHG) visualization of Bartonella henselae from a surgically excised human femoral head.” Clin Rheumatol 36, no. 7 (July 2017): 1669–75. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10067-016-3524-2.

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28028681
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Shapiro, David, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ajith Nagahawatte, Vasantha Devasiri, Ruvini Kurukulasooriya, Jeremy Hsiang, Bradley Nicholson, et al. “Burden and Seasonality of Viral Acute Respiratory Tract Infections among Outpatients in Southern Sri Lanka.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 97, no. 1 (July 2017): 88–96. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.17-0032.

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28719323
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Uehara, Anna, Hasitha Aravinda Tissera, Champica K. Bodinayake, Ananda Amarasinghe, Ajith Nagahawatte, L Gayani Tillekeratne, Jie Cui, et al. “Analysis of Dengue Serotype 4 in Sri Lanka during the 2012-2013 Dengue Epidemic.” Am J Trop Med Hyg 97, no. 1 (July 2017): 130–36. https://doi.org/10.4269/ajtmh.16-0540.

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28719296
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Tillekeratne, L Gayani, Champica K. Bodinayake, Thushani Dabrera, Ajith Nagahawatte, Wasantha Kodikara Arachchi, Anoji Sooriyaarachchi, Kearsley Stewart, Melissa Watt, Truls Østbye, and Christopher W. Woods. “Antibiotic overuse for acute respiratory tract infections in Sri Lanka: a qualitative study of outpatients and their physicians.” Bmc Fam Pract 18, no. 1 (March 16, 2017): 37. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12875-017-0619-z.

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28302056
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