John Alexander Bartlett, MD

Professor of Medicine
Director of the AIDS Research and Treatment Center
Research Professor of Global Health
Professor in the School of Nursing
Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science & Society
Member of the Duke Cancer Institute
Campus mail 235 Trent Hall, Durham, NC 27710
Phone (919) 681-8043
Email address bartl004@duke.edu

My clinical investigation is focused on the pathogenesis and treatment of HIV infection and its complicastions, especially in resource-limited settings.

Key Words: HIV infection, AIDS, treatment strategies, treatment failure, co-infections, resource-limited settings

Education and Training

  • Fellow in Infectious Diseases, Medicine, Duke University, 1985 - 1987
  • Medical Resident, Medicine, Duke University, 1981 - 1984
  • M.D., University of Virginia, 1981

Publications

Balandya, Emmanuel, Bruno Sunguya, Daniel W. Gunda, Benson Kidenya, Tumaini Nyamhanga, Irene K. Minja, Michael Mahande, et al. “Building sustainable research capacity at higher learning institutions in Tanzania through mentoring of the Young Research Peers.” Bmc Med Educ 21, no. 1 (March 17, 2021): 166. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12909-021-02611-0.

PMID
33731103
Full Text

Msoka, T., J. Rogath, G. Van Guilder, G. Kapanda, Y. Smulders, M. T. van Furth, J. Bartlett, and M. van Agtmael. “Comparison of predicted cardiovascular risk profiles by different cvd risk-scoring algorithms between hiv-1-infected and uninfected adults: A cross-sectional study in Tanzania.” Hiv/Aids  Research and Palliative Care 13 (January 1, 2021): 605–15. https://doi.org/10.2147/HIV.S304982.

Full Text

Philemon, R. N., B. T. Mmbaga, J. Bartlett, J. Renju, T. Mtuy, I. B. Mboya, and S. E. Msuya. “Do women enrolled in PMTCT understand the recommendations: A case study from Kilimanjaro.” Patient Preference and Adherence 15 (January 1, 2021): 1301–9. https://doi.org/10.2147/PPA.S307847.

Full Text

Ngowi, B. N., B. Sunguya, A. Herman, A. Chacha, E. Maro, L. F. Rugarabamu, J. Bartlett, E. Balandya, K. A. Mteta, and B. T. Mmbaga. “Prevalence ofmultidrug resistant Salmonella spp. isolated from environmental samples of Mosul city.” Infection and Drug Resistance 14 (January 1, 2021): 1623–33. https://doi.org/10.2147/IDR.S299776.

Full Text

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.

PMID
32772764
Full Text

Munishi, Oresto Michael, Valerie McCormack, Bariki Mchome, Glory Mangi, Leah L. Zullig, John Bartlett, Oscar Mapunda, et al. “Awareness of Cancer Risk Factors and Its Signs and Symptoms in Northern Tanzania: a Cross-Sectional Survey in the General Population and in People Living with HIV.” J Cancer Educ 35, no. 4 (August 2020): 696–704. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13187-019-01513-6.

PMID
30915669
Full Text

Hertz, Julian T., Francis M. Sakita, Godfrey L. Kweka, Alexander T. Limkakeng, Sophie W. Galson, Jinny J. Ye, Tumsifu G. Tarimo, et al. “Acute myocardial infarction under-diagnosis and mortality in a Tanzanian emergency department: A prospective observational study.” Am Heart J 226 (August 2020): 214–21. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ahj.2020.05.017.

PMID
32619815
Full Text

Irira, Michael, James S. Ngocho, Joshua Youze, Irene Shayo, Venancia Komba, Linda Minja, Francis P. Karia, John Bartlett, and Blandina T. Mmbaga. “Prevalence and Outcome of HIV-associated Malignancies Among HIV-infected Children Enrolled into Care at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center 2006 to 2014: A Hospital-based Retrospective Analytical Study.” J Pediatr Hematol Oncol 42, no. 1 (January 2020): 69–73. https://doi.org/10.1097/MPH.0000000000001389.

PMID
30601401
Full Text

Mremi, Alex, Jackline Mswima, Mathew G. Mlay, Henry Bartholomew, Julius P. Alloyce, Blandina T. Mmbaga, and John Bartlett. “Cancer spectrum in HIV-infected patients: A zonal hospital experience in Tanzania.” Cancer Treat Res Commun 25 (2020): 100213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ctarc.2020.100213.

PMID
33038569
Full Text

Hertz, Julian T., Francis M. Sakita, Alexander T. Limkakeng, Blandina T. Mmbaga, Lambert T. Appiah, John A. Bartlett, and Sophie W. Galson. “The burden of acute coronary syndrome, heart failure, and stroke among emergency department admissions in Tanzania: A retrospective observational study.” Afr J Emerg Med 9, no. 4 (December 2019): 180–84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.afjem.2019.07.001.

PMID
31890481
Full Text

Pages