Dennis Alfred Clements, MD, PhD

Professor of Pediatrics
Professor in Community and Family Medicine
Professor of Medicine
Research Professor of Global Health
Professor in the School of Nursing
Campus mail Box 90519, Duke University, Durham, NC 27708-0519
Phone (919) 684-7790
Email address dennis.clements@duke.edu

1) Vaccine Research - safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity, effectiveness.
2) Infectious Disease Epidemiology - otitis media, day care, outbreaks
3) Cost effectiveness of vaccination strategies.
4)Latino health issues, medical Spanish education, cultural sensitivity.
5) Health Care Delivery Systems - contracting, business plans, access to care, management, finances
6) Health Manpower needs in the third world
7) Education - medical school, graduate school and undergraduate

Education and Training

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1990
  • M.P.H., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1988
  • M.D., University of Rochester, 1973

Publications

Saleh, E, Eichner, B, Clark, DW, Gagliano, ME, Troutman, JM, Harrington, L, McNeal, M, and Clements, D. "Open-Label Pilot Study to Compare the Safety and Immunogenicity of Pentavalent Rotavirus Vaccine (RV5) Administered on an Early Alternative Dosing Schedule with Those of RV5 Administered on the Recommended Standard Schedule." Journal of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society (March 3, 2017).

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Clements, D. "Vaccination to Prevent Cancer." North Carolina Medical Journal 77, no. 5 (September 2016): 337-340.

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Gunderson, MD, Clements, D, and Benjamin Neelon, SE. "Nutritional quality of foods marketed to children in Honduras." Appetite 73 (February 2014): 1-6.

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Walter, EB, and Clements, DA. "Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine: are 3 doses equal to 4 doses?." Pediatrics 132, no. 2 (August 2013): e498-e499.

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Walter, EB, Snyder, MA, Clements, DA, and Katz, SL. "Large injection site reactions after a second dose of varicella vaccine." Pediatr Infect Dis J 27, no. 8 (August 2008): 757-759.

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Woods, CW, Bressler, AM, LiPuma, JJ, Alexander, BD, Clements, DA, Weber, DJ, Moore, CM, Reller, LB, and Kaye, KS. "Virulence associated with outbreak-related strains of Burkholderia cepacia complex among a cohort of patients with bacteremia." Clin Infect Dis 38, no. 9 (May 1, 2004): 1243-1250.

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Lee, PY, Matchar, DB, Clements, DA, Huber, J, Hamilton, JD, and Peterson, ED. "Economic analysis of influenza vaccination and antiviral treatment for healthy working adults." Ann Intern Med 137, no. 4 (August 20, 2002): 225-231.

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Scholars@Duke

Clements, DA, Zaref, JI, Bland, CL, Walter, EB, and Coplan, PM. "Partial uptake of varicella vaccine and the epidemiological effect on varicella disease in 11 day-care centers in North Carolina." Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med 155, no. 4 (April 2001): 455-461.

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11296072
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Clements, DA. "Varicella vaccination in children." BioDrugs 14, no. 1 (July 2000): 49-60.

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18034555
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Abraham, B, Parenti, D, Frey, S, Dagan, R, Ashur, Y, Chen, XQ, Ibarra, J, Kollaritsch, H, Mazur, MH, Poland, GA, Reisinger, K, Walter, E, Damme, PV, Braconier, JH, Uhnoo, I, Wahl, M, Blatter, MM, Clements, D, Greenberg, D, Jacobson, RM, Norrby, SR, Rowe, M, Shouval, D, Simmons, SS, Hattum, JV, Wennerholm, S, Gress, JO, Chan, I, and Kuter, B. "Antibody production in response to hepatitis B surface antigen in a combination hepatitis A/hepatitis B vaccine [1] (multiple letters)." Journal of Infectious Diseases 182, no. 3 (2000): 1005-1006.

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