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Research Interests

I am an Associate Professor of Medicine-Infectious Diseases at Northwestern University's Feinberg School of Medicine. My primary clinical and research interests are in HIV and Viral Hepatitis Co-infection and Global Health. I am Principal and Co-Investigator on a number of epidemiological studies of HIV, Viral Hepatitis B and C, and Hepatocellular Carcinoma in the US, Tanzania and Nigeria. I serve as Director of the Viral Hepatitis/HIV Co-infection Program within the Division of Infectious Diseases at Northwestern and treat patients with HIV and viral hepatitis and other infectious diseases in the outpatient clinic. I mentor junior faculty, fellows and residents, and medical students at Northwestern and internationally through our Global Health research training programs. I also teach courses in Foundations of Global Health through Northwestern’s Masters Program in Global Health.

Certifications and Licenses

Internal Medicine
Infectious Disease

Training Experience

2002Residency, Henry Ford Hospital
2006Fellowship, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center (Northwestern Memorial Hospital)

Education/Academic qualification

MD, University of Southampton

… → 1996

Research interests

  • Communicable Diseases
  • HIV Infection
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases: Bacteria
  • Infectious Diseases: Parasite
  • Infectious Diseases: Viral
  • Viral Hepatitis
  • Women's Health

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HIV Medicine & Life Sciences
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Hepacivirus Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2008 2024

Research Design

Research Output 2006 2019

Changes in liver stiffness after ART initiation in HIV-infected Nigerian adults with and without chronic HBV

Grant, J. L., Agaba, P., Ugoagwu, P., Muazu, A., Okpokwu, J., Akpa, S., MacHenry, S., Imade, G., Agbaji, O., Thio, C. L., Murphy, R. L. & Hawkins, C. A., Jul 1 2019, In : Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. 74, 7, p. 2003-2008 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Elasticity Imaging Techniques
Liver Diseases
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hepatitis B virus coinfection is associated with high early mortality in HIV-infected Tanzanians on antiretroviral therapy

Christian, B., Fabian, E., Macha, I., Mpangala, S., Thio, C. L., Ulenga, N., Mugusi, F., Ammerman, L. R., Fawzi, W., Green, R., Murphy, R. & Hawkins, C., Mar 1 2019, In : AIDS. 33, 3, p. 465-473 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B virus
1 Citation (Scopus)

Pattern of prevalent Hepatitis B virus genotypes in Zaria, Nigeria

Ahmad, A. E., Bakari, A. G., Musa, B. O. P., Mustapha, S. K., Jamoh, B. Y., Abdullahi, I. N., Tahir, M. I., Olatunji, A. O., Maishanu, S. H., Suleiman, A. B., Tolulope, A., Hawkins, C. A., Sagay, A. S., Zoakah, A. & Olayinka, A. T., Apr 1 2019, In : The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal. 26, 2, p. 80-86 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B virus
Cercopithecine Herpesvirus 1

Risk Factors for Alanine Aminotransferase Elevations in a Prospective Cohort of HIV-Infected Tanzanian Adults Initiating Antiretroviral Therapy

Mugusi, S. F., Sando, D., Mugusi, F. M., Hawkins, C., Aboud, S., Fawzi, W. W. & Sudfeld, C. R., Jan 1 2019, In : Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care. 18

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Alanine Transaminase
CD4 Lymphocyte Count
1 Citation (Scopus)

Impact of antiretroviral therapy on the risk of herpes zoster among human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals in Tanzania

Kawai, K., Hawkins, C. A., Hertzmark, E., Francis, J. M., Sando, D., Muya, A. N., Ulenga, N. & Fawzi, W. W., Jan 1 2018, In : American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene. 98, 2, p. 396-401 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Herpes Zoster
Confidence Intervals