Gerald Bloomfield, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Associate Research Professor of Global Health
Member in the Duke Clinical Research Institute
Campus mail 200 Morris Street, Durham, NC 27701
Phone (919) 668-8702
Email address gerald.bloomfield@duke.edu

Education and Training

  • Fellowship in Cardiology, Duke Clinical Research Institute, Duke University School of Medicine, 2010 - 2011
  • Fellowship in Global Health, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2009 - 2010
  • Fellowship in Cardiology, Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, 2007 - 2011
  • Residency, Medicine, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2002 - 2005
  • M.D., Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, 2002

Publications

Vedanthan, Rajesh, Jemima H. Kamano, Stavroula A. Chrysanthopoulou, Richard Mugo, Benjamin Andama, Gerald S. Bloomfield, Cleophas W. Chesoli, et al. “Group Medical Visit and Microfinance Intervention for Patients With Diabetes or Hypertension in Kenya.” J Am Coll Cardiol 77, no. 16 (April 27, 2021): 2007–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jacc.2021.03.002.

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Snelgrove, John W., Joy Marsha Alera, Michael C. Foster, Kipchumba C. N. Bett, Gerald S. Bloomfield, Candice K. Silversides, Felix A. Barasa, et al. “Prevalence of Rheumatic Heart Disease and Other Cardiac Conditions in Low-Risk Pregnancies in Kenya: A Prospective Echocardiography Screening Study.” Glob Heart 16, no. 1 (February 9, 2021): 10. https://doi.org/10.5334/gh.826.

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Fichtenbaum, Carl J., Heather J. Ribaudo, Jorge Leon-Cruz, Edgar T. Overton, Markella V. Zanni, Carlos D. Malvestutto, Judith A. Aberg, et al. “Corrigendum to: Patterns of Antiretroviral Therapy Use and Immunologic Profiles at Enrollment in the REPRIEVE Trial.” J Infect Dis 223, no. 2 (February 3, 2021): 352. https://doi.org/10.1093/infdis/jiaa594.

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Qureshi, Nada Qaisar, Syed Hamza Mufarrih, Gerald S. Bloomfield, Wajeeha Tariq, Aysha Almas, Ali H. Mokdad, John Bartlett, et al. “Disparities in Cardiovascular Research Output and Disease Outcomes among High-, Middle- and Low-Income Countries - An Analysis of Global Cardiovascular Publications over the Last Decade (2008-2017).” Global Heart 16, no. 1 (January 18, 2021): 4. https://doi.org/10.5334/gh.815.

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Temu, Tecla M., Jerry S. Zifodya, Stephen J. Polyak, Jessica Wagoner, Celestine N. Wanjalla, Sarah Masyuko, Jerusha Nyabiage, et al. “Antiretroviral therapy reduces but does not normalize immune and vascular inflammatory markers in adults with chronic HIV infection in Kenya.” Aids 35, no. 1 (January 1, 2021): 45–51. https://doi.org/10.1097/QAD.0000000000002729.

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Arshad, Verda, Zainab Samad, Jai Das, Aysha Almas, Nouman Rashid, Salim S. Virani, Gerald S. Bloomfield, Tazeen H. Jafar, and Bilal Ahmed. “Prescribing Patterns of Antihypertensive Medications in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: A Systematic Review.” Asia Pac J Public Health 33, no. 1 (January 2021): 14–22. https://doi.org/10.1177/1010539520965280.

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Dong, Rae, Claudia Leung, Mackenzie N. Naert, Violet Naanyu, Peninah Kiptoo, Winnie Matelong, Esther Matini, et al. “Chronic disease stigma, skepticism of the health system, and socio-economic fragility: Qualitative assessment of factors impacting receptiveness to group medical visits and microfinance for non-communicable disease care in rural Kenya.” Plos One 16, no. 6 (2021): e0248496. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0248496.

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Waweru-Siika, W., A. Barasa, B. Wachira, D. Nekyon, B. Karau, F. Juma, G. Wanjiku, H. Otieno, G. S. Bloomfield, and E. Sloth. “Building focused cardiac ultrasound capacity in a lower middle-income country: A single centre study to assess training impact.” African Journal of Emergency Medicine 10, no. 3 (September 1, 2020): 136–43. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2020.04.011.

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Okeke, Nwora Lance, Katherine R. Schafer, Eric G. Meissner, Jan Ostermann, Ansal D. Shah, Brian Ostasiewski, Evan Phelps, et al. “Cardiovascular Disease Risk Management in Persons With HIV: Does Clinician Specialty Matter?” Open Forum Infect Dis 7, no. 9 (September 2020): ofaa361. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa361.

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Hertz, Julian T., Francis M. Sakita, Godfrey L. Kweka, Gerald S. Bloomfield, John A. Bartlett, Tumsifu G. Tarimo, Gloria Temu, Janet P. Bettger, and Nathan M. Thielman. “Effect of a Triage-Based Screening Protocol on Diagnosis and Treatment of Acute Coronary Syndrome in a Tanzanian Emergency Department: A Prospective Pre-Post Study.” J Am Heart Assoc 9, no. 16 (August 18, 2020): e016501. https://doi.org/10.1161/JAHA.120.016501.

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