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Nathan Thielman

Professor, Medicine and Global Health
Director, Global Health Pathway for Residents and Fellows
Associate Director of Master of Science in Global Health
School of Medicine
Trent 201
(919) 668-7174
Nathan Thielman

Summary

Nathan Thielman, MD, MPH, an infectious diseases physician, is Professor of Medicine and Global health at Duke University. Broadly, Dr. Thielman's research focuses on clinical and social issues that affect persons living with or at risk for HIV infection in low-resource settings. Together, with colleagues at the Center for Health Policy and Inequalities Research, his group is applying novel stated-preference research methods to optimize HIV testing uptake among high-risk groups in the Kilimanjaro Region of Tanzania. He is Director of the Global Health Pathway for Residents and Fellows, Associate Director for the Master of Science in Global Heath Program, Co-Director for Duke's NIH-funded Interdisciplinary Research Training Program in AIDS, and Duke Principal Investigator for the Vanderbilt-Emory-Cornell-Duke Fogarty Global Health Consortium. He is a past member of the Advisory Council of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and served on the CDC/HRSA Advisory Committee on HIV and STD Prevention and Treatment. Dr. Thielman has facilitated training for numerous Global Health trainees and received the Duke Global Health Institute Excellence in Mentoring Award in 2012.

Teaching

Title Number Level
Ungraded Research in Global Health

Individual research in a field of special interest, the central goal of which is a substantive paper containing significant analysis and interpretation of a previously approved topic. Consent required. Individual research in a field of special interest, the central goal of which is a substantive paper containing significant analysis and interpretation of a previously approved topic. Consent required

Course Notes:
GLHLTH 781
Was: GLHLTH 381
GRAD Only

Projects

Recent Publications

Cancedda, C, Cotton, P, Shema, J, Rulisa, S, Riviello, R, Adams, LV, Farmer, PE, Kagwiza, JN, Kyamanywa, P, Mukamana, D, Mumena, C, Tumusiime, DK, Mukashyaka, L, Ndenga, E, Twagirumugabe, T, Mukara, KB, Dusabejambo, V, Walker, TD, Nkusi, E, Bazzett-Matabele, L, Butera, A, Rugwizangoga, B, Kabayiza, JC, Kanyandekwe, S, Kalisa, L, Ntirenganya, F, Dixson, J, Rogo, T, McCall, N, Corden, M, Wong, R, Mukeshimana, M, Gatarayiha, A, Ntagungira, EK, Yaman, A, Musabeyezu, J, Sliney, A, Nuthulaganti, T, Kernan, M, Okwi, P, Rhatigan, J, Barrow, J, Wilson, K, Levine, AC, Reece, R, Koster, M, Moresky, RT, O'Flaherty, JE, Palumbo, PE, Ginwalla, R, Binanay, CA, Thielman, N, Relf, M, Wright, R, Hill, M, Chyun, D, Klar, RT, McCreary, LL, Hughes, TL, Moen, M, Meeks, V, Barrows, B, Durieux, ME, McClain, CD, Bunts, A, Calland, FJ, Hedt-Gauthier, B, Milner, D, Raviola, G, Smith, SE, Tuteja, M, Magriples, U, Rastegar, A, Arnold, L, Magaziner, I, & Binagwaho, A. (2018, August 6). Health Professional Training and Capacity Strengthening Through International Academic Partnerships: The First Five Years of the Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda. International Journal of Health Policy and Management, 7 (11), 1024-1039.

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