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John Bartlett

Professor, Medicine and Global Health
Co-Director, The Center for AIDS Research
Associate Director for Research, Duke Global Health Institute
School of Medicine
Medicine: Infectious Diseases

Trent 108
(919) 681-8043

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John A. Bartlett MD is Professor of Medicine, Global Health and Nursing at Duke University Medical Center and Professor of Medicine at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre. Dr. Bartlett's research focuses on the treatment and complications of HIV infection, and has been the recipient of numerous US National Institutes of Health research grants. He is the Associate Director for Research of the Duke Global Health Institute, Co-Director of the Duke University Center for AIDS Research, a Senior Fellow within the Duke University Health Inequalities Program, and co-chairs the Duke University Africa Initiative. He has received numerous teaching awards from Duke University medical students and house staff, and is a past recipient of the Distinguished Faculty Award. A major focus of Dr. Bartlett's ongoing work is capacity building at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania.


Recent Publications

Rubach M, Maro V, Bartlett J, Crump J. Evaluation of integrated management of adolescent and adult illness district clinician manual empiric antibiotic therapy recommendations for severe infections in northern Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg; in press.

Ramadhani H, Bartlett J, Thielman N, Pence B, Kimani S, Maro V, Mwako M, Masaki L, Mmbando C, Minja M, Lirhunde A, Miller W. Association of first-line antiretroviral therapy adherence with adherence to second-line antiretroviral therapy among HIV-infected patients in Tanzania. Open Forum Infectious Diseases, 2014; doi:10.1093/ofid/ofu079.

Mody A, Bartz S, Kiyimba T, Bain J, Muehlbauer M, Kiboneka E, Stevens R, St. Peter J, Newgard C, Bartlett J, Freemark M. Effects of HIV infection on metabolic and hormonal status in children with severe acute malnutrition. PLoS One; 2014:9:e102233.

Lisasi E, Kulanga A, Muiruri C, Killewo L, Fadhili N, Mimano L, Kapanda G, Tibyampansha D, Ibrahim G, Nyindo M, Mteta K, Kessi E, Ntabaye M, Bartlett J. Modernizing and transforming medical education at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College. Academic Medicine, 2014; 89:S60-64.

De Boer C, Niyonzima N, Orem J, Bartlett J, Zafar SY. Prognosis and delay of diagnosis among Kaposi's sarcoma patients in Uganda: A cross-sectional study. Infect Agents and Cancer, 2014; 9:17.

Wallis C, Aga E, Ribaudo H, Saravanan S, Norton M, Klingman K, Stevens W, Kumarasamy N, Bartlett J, Katzenstein D. Drug susceptibility and resistance mutations after first-line failure in resource-limited settings. Clin Inf Dis, 2014; 59: 706-715.

Bartz S, Mody A, Kiyimba T, Hornick C, Bain J, Muehlbauer M, Kiboneka E, Stevens R, Bartlett J, St. Peter J, Newgard C, Freemark M. Severe acute malnutrition in childhood: metabolic and hormonal status at presentation, response to treatment, and predictors of mortality. Journ of Clin Endocrin Metabol; 2014:

Reddy E, Njau B, Morpeth S, Lancaster K, Tribble A, Maro V, Msuya L, Morrissey A, Kibiki G, Thielman N, Cunningham C, Schimana W, Shao J, Chow S-C, Stout J, Crump J, Bartlett J, Hamilton C. High early morality in a randomized controlled of standard versus intensified tuberculosis diagnostics on treatment decisions by physicians in northern Tanzania. BMC Infectious Diseases, 2014:14:89.

Harmon JL, Collins-Ogle M, Bartlett J, Thompson J, Barroso J. Integrating routine HIV screening into a primary care setting in rural North Carolina. Journ Am Assoc Nurses in AIDS Care, 2014;25:70-82.

Nyindo M, Kitau J, Lisasi E, Kapanda G, Matowo J, Francis P, Bartlett J. Introduction of team-based learning (TBL) at Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College: Experience with the Ectoparasites Module. Medical Teacher, 2014;36:308-313.

Zullig LL, Vanderburg SB, Muiruri C, Abernethy A, Weiner BJ, Bartlett JA, Oneko O, Lisasi E, Munishi OM, Zafar SY. Sustainability of cancer registration in the Kilimanjaro region of Tanzania- A qualitative assessment. World Health & Population, 2014;15:21-30.

Buchanan A, Dow D, Massambu C, Nyombi B, Shayo A, Musoke R, Feng S, Bartlett J, Cunningham C, Schimana W. Progress in the prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV in three regions of Tanzania. PLoS One, 2014; 9:e88679.

Killewo L, Lisasi E, Kapanda G, Tibyampansha D. Ibrahim G, Kulanga A, Muiruri C, Fadhili N, Wiener D, Wood A, Kessi E, Mteta K, Ntabaye M, Bartlett J. Introduction of a learning management system at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical University College. African Journal of Health Professions Education, 2014;6:37-40.

Mavura D, Masenga EJ, Minja E, Grossmann H, Crump J, Bartlett J. Initiation of antiretroviral therapy in HIV-infected adults with cutaneous manifestations in northern Tanzania. Internat Journ Dermatology; 2014: doi: 10.1111/ijd.12563.

Crump J, Morrissey A, Nicholson W, Galloway R, Stoddard R, Ooi EE, Maro V, Sanganda W, Kinabo G, Bartlett J. Etiology of non-malaria fever among hospitalized patients in Northern Tanzania. PLoS Neg Trop Dis 2013; 7:e2324.

Fiorillo S, Diefenthal H, Goodman P, Ramadhani H, Njau B, Morrissey A, Mwako M, Bartlett J, Shao J, Saganda W, Kinabo G, Maro V, Crump J. Chest radiograph abnormalities and their role for predicting etiology of febrile illness among inpatients in Moshi, Tanzania. Clinical Radiology 2013; 68:1039-46.

Phillips E, Bartlett J, Sanne I, Lederman M, Hinkle J, Rousseau F, Dunn D, Pavlos R, James I, Mallal S, Haas D. Associations between HLA-DRB1*0102, HLA-B*5801 and hepatotoxicity during initiation of nevirapine-containing regimens in South Africa. J Acquired Immune Def Syndr; In press.

Zullig L, Muiruri C, Abernethy A, Weiner B, Bartlett J, Oneko O, Zafar S. Cancer registration needs assessment at a tertiary medical center in Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. World Health & Population; In press.

Bouley A, Biggs H, Stoddard R, Morrissey A, Bartlett J, Afwamba I, Maro V, Kinabo G, Saganda W, Cleaveland S, Crump J. Brucellosis among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania. Am J Trop Med & Hyg; In press.

Crump J, Ramadhani H, Morrissey A, Saganda W, Mwako M, Yang L-Y, Chow S-C, Njau B, Mushi G, Maro V, Reller LB, Bartlett J. Bacteremic disseminated tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective cohort study. Clin Inf Dis 2012; 55:242-250.

Bartlett J, Ribaudo H, Wallis C, Aga E, Katzenstein D, Stevens W, Norton M, Klingman K, Housseinipour M, Crump J, Supparatpinyo K, Badal-Faesen S, Kallungal B, Kumarasamy N. Lopinavir/ritonavir monotherapy after virologic failure of first-line antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings. AIDS 2012, 26:1345-1354.

Hertz J, Munishi O, Ooi EE, Shiqin H, Yan LW, Chow A, Morrissey A, Bartlett J, Onyango J, Maro V, Kinabo G, Saganda W, Gubler D, Crump J. Chikungunya and dengue fever among febrile hospitalized patients in northern Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012, 86:171-177.