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John Crump

Adjunct Professor, University of Otago, New Zealand
Duke Global Health Institute

(919) 684-2660

John Crump


Crump, a specialist on infectious diseases, is the former site director for DGHI's longest-running partnership at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre in Moshi, Tanzania. After graduation in Medicine from the University of Otago, Dr Crump undertook postgraduate education and training in Christchurch, South Africa, London, Australia, and the United States. He is a specialist in both internal medicine and medical microbiology, and has trained in field epidemiology with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the USA.


Recent Publications

Biggs HM, Lester R, Nadjm B, Mtove G, Todd JE, Kinabo GD, Philemon R, Amos B, Morrissey AB, Reyburn H, Crump JA. Invasive Salmonella infections in areas of high and low malaria transmission intensity in Tanzania. Clin Infect Dis; in press.

Biggs HM, Hertz JT, Munishi OM, Galloway RL, Marks F, Saganda W, Maro VP, Crump JA. Estimating leptospirosis incidence using hospital-based surveillance and a population-based health care utilization survey in Tanzania. PLoS Neglect Trop Dis 2013; 7: e2589.

Parry CM, Basnyat B, Crump JA. The management of antimicrobial resistant enteric fever. Expert Rev Anti Infect Ther 2013; 11: 1259-61

Hertz JT, Munishi OM, Sharp JP, Reddy EA, Crump JA. Comparing actual and perceived causes of fever among community members in a low malaria transmission setting in northern Tanzania. Trop Med Int Health 2013; 18: 1406-15.

Crump JA, Morrissey AB, Nicholson WL, Massung RF, Stoddard RA, Galloway RL, Ooi EE, Maro VP, Saganda W, Kinabo GD, Muiruri C, Bartlett JA. Etiology of severe non-malaria febrile illness in northern Tanzania: a prospective cohort study. PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2013; 7: e2324.

Rubach MP, Halliday JEB, Cleaveland S, Crump JA. Brucellosis in low-income and middle-income countries. Curr Opinion Infect Dis 2013; 26: 404-12.

Fiorillo SP, Diefenthal HC, Goodman PC, Ramadhani HO, Njau BN, Morrissey AB, Maro VP, Saganda W, Kinabo GD, Mwako MS, Bartlett JA, Crump JA. Chest radiography for predicting etiology of febrile illness among inpatients in Moshi, Tanzania. Clin Radiol 2013; 68: 1039-46.

Gray KD, Cunningham CK, Clifton DC, Afwamba IA, Mushi GS, Msuya LJ, Crump JA, Buchanan AM. Prevalence of mycobacteremia among HIV-infected infants and children in northern Tanzania. Ped Infect Dis J 2013; 32: 754-6.

Biggs HM, Galloway RL, Bui DM, Morrissey AB, Maro VP, Crump JA. Leptospirosis and HIV co-infection among febrile inpatients in northern Tanzania. Vector Borne Zoonotic Dis 2013; 13: 572-80.

Crump JA, Decamp M, Barry M, Sugarman J. Reflecting on short-term international service-learning trips. Acad Med 2013; 88: 10-11.

Bouley AJ, Biggs HM, Stoddard RA, Morrissey AB, Bartlett JA, Afwamba IA, Maro VP, Kinabo GD, Saganda W, Cleaveland S, Crump JA. Brucellosis among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012; 87: 1105-11.

Clifton DC, Ramadhani HO, Msuya LJ, Njau BN, Kinabo GD, Buchanan AM, Crump JA. Predicting mortality for pediatric inpatients where malaria is uncommon. Arch Dis Child 2012; 97: 889-94.

Buchanan AM, Nadjm B, Amos B, Mtove G, Sifuna D, Cunningham, Crump JA, Reyburn H. Utility of rapid antibody tests to exclude HIV-1 infection among infants and children aged <18 months in a low-resource setting. J Clin Virol 2012; 55: 244-9.

Fiorillo SP, Landman KZ, Tribble AC, Mtalo A, Itemba DK, Ostermann J, Thielman NM, Crump JA. Changes in HIV risk behavior and seroincidence among clients presenting for repeat HIV counseling and testing in Moshi, Tanzania. AIDS Care 2012; 24: 1264-71.

Jennings C, Harty B, Granger S, Wager C, Crump JA, Fiscus SA, Bremer JW. A cross-platform analysis of HIV-1 RNA data generated by a multi-center assay validation study with wide geographic representation. J Clin Microbiol 2012; 50: 2737-47.

Crump JA. Rapid diagnostic tests for a coordinated approach to fever syndromes in low-resource settings: reply to author. Clin Infect Dis 2012; 55: 611-2.

Lofgren SM, Kirsch EJ, Maro VP, Morrissey AB, Msuya LJ, Kinabo GD, Saganda W, Diefenthal HC, Ramadhani HO, Wheat LJ, Crump JA. Histoplasmosis among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania. Trans Royal Soc Trop Med Hyg 2012; 106: 504-7.

Bartlett JA, Ribaudo H, Wallis C, Aga E, Katzenstein DK, Stevens W, Norton M, Klingman K, Hosseinipour M, Crump JA, Supparatpinyo K, Ive P, Kallungal, Kumarasamy N. Lopinavir/ritonavir monotherapy after virologic failure of first-line antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings. AIDS 2012; 26: 1345-54.

Crump JA, Ramadhani HO, Morrissey AB, Saganda W, Mwako MS, Yang L-Y, Chow S-C, Njau BN, Mushi GS, Maro VP, Reller LB, Bartlett JA. Bacteremic disseminated tuberculosis in sub-Saharan Africa: a prospective cohort study. Clin Infect Dis 2012; 55: 242-50.

Freel SA, Picking RA, Ferrari G, Ding H, Ochsenbauer C, Kappes JC, Kirchherr J, Soderberg K, Weinhold KJ, Cunningham CK, Denny T, Crump JA, Cohen MS, McMichael AJ, Haynes BF, Tomaras GD. Initial HIV- 1 antigen-specific CD8 T cells in acute HIV-1 inhibit transmitted founder virus replication . J Virol 2012; 86: 6835-46.

Bonsignori M, Montefiori DC, Wu X, Chen X, Hwang K-K Tsao C-Y, Kozink DM, Parks RJ, Tomaras GD, Crump JA, Kapiga SH, Sam NE, Kwong PD, Kepler TB, Liao H-X, Mascola JR, Haynes BF. Two distinct broadly neutralizing antibody specificities of different clonal lineages in a single HIV-1-infected donor: implications for vaccine design. J Virol 2012; 86: 4688-92.

Crump JA, Sugarman J. Examining the scale and outcomes of global health fellowship programs in the United States. J Grad Med Educ 2012; 4: 261-2.

Crump JA. Typhoid fever and the challenge of non-malaria febrile illness in sub-Saharan Africa. Clin Infect Dis 2012; 54: 1107-9.

Hertz JT, Munishi OM, Ooi EE, Howe S, Lim WY, Chow A, Morrissey AB, Bartlett JA, Onyango JJ, Maro VP, Kinabo GD, Saganda W, Gubler DJ, Crump JA. Chikungunya and dengue fever among hospitalized febrile patients in northern Tanzania. Am J Trop Med Hyg 2012; 86: 171-7.

Crump JA, Tuohy MJ, Morrissey AB, Ramadhani HO, Njau BN, Maro VP, Reller LB, Procop GW. Performance of nucleic acid amplification following extraction of 5mL of whole blood for the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis bacteremia. J Clin Microbiol 2012; 50: 138-41.

DeCamp M, Crump JA, Rodriquez J, Richardson G, Barry M, Sugarman J. Tb in a global health exchange program. J Gen Intern Med 2012; 27: 7.