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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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    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.

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  • 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.

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  • 2 Scopus citations

    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., Sagay, A. S., Zoakah, A. & Olayinka, A. T., Apr 1 2019, In : The Nigerian postgraduate medical journal. 26, 2, p. 80-86 7 p.

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  • 2 Scopus citations

    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

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  • 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.

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  • 1 Scopus citations