L Gayani Tillekeratne

Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases

Associate Research Professor, Global Health

Gayani Tillekeratne, MD MSc is an Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases and at the Duke Global Health Institute.  Her work focuses on the improving the diagnosis and management of acute respiratory tract infections globally, with the goal of improving antimicrobial use for these infections. She is co-director of the Ruhuna-Duke Centre for Infectious Diseases in Sri Lanka and works with colleagues in Southeast Asia and East Africa. She is a co-investigator in several US clinical trials for COVID-19 vaccines and therapeutics. She co-instructs a course on Infectious Disease Epidemiology in Global Settings.