Christopher W. Woods, MD, MPH

Chief, Infectious Diseases Division, Durham VA Medical Center

Contact Info

Phone (919) 668-7174
Email address


310 Trent Drive, Duke Box #90519, Durham, NC 27708

Department / Division

Infectious Diseases


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

Dr. Woods is a professor in the Departments of Medicine and Pathology at Duke University; an adjunct professor in Epidemiology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health; an adjunct professor in the Emerging Infections Program at the Duke-National University of Singapore Graduate Medical School. Clinically, he serves as Chief of Infectious Diseases and clinical microbiology, and hospital epidemiologist for the Durham VA Medical Center. Dr. Woods is board-certified in internal medicine, infectious diseases, and medical microbiology.

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

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