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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


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

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Grants 2008 2024

Research Design

Research Output 2006 2019

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. L. & Hawkins, C. A., Mar 1 2019, In : AIDS (London, England). 33, 3, p. 465-473 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B virus

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

Time Requirements for Acquisition of Hepatitis C Virus Therapy in HIV/HCV Coinfected Patients

McLaughlin, M., Kalfayan, N., Grant, J., Hawkins, C. A., Cottreau, J., Palella Jr, F. J. & Stosor, V., Aug 1 2018, In : Journal of Pharmacy Technology. 34, 4, p. 149-152 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Antiviral Agents
1 Citation (Scopus)

Brief Report: HIV/HBV Coinfection is a Significant Risk Factor for Liver Fibrosis in Tanzanian HIV-Infected Adults

Hawkins, C., Christian, B., Fabian, E., Macha, I., Gawile, C., Mpangala, S., Ulenga, N., Thio, C. L., Rose Ammerman, L., Mugusi, F., Fawzi, W., Green, R. & Murphy, R., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes. 76, 3, p. 298-302 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B virus
Liver Cirrhosis
Blood Platelets
1 Citation (Scopus)

Hepatitis B virus sequencing and liver fibrosis evaluation in HIV/HBV co-infected Nigerians

Grant, J., Agbaji, O., Kramvis, A., Yousif, M., Auwal, M., Penugonda, S., Ugoagwu, P., Murphy, R. L. & Hawkins, C. A., Jun 1 2017, In : Tropical Medicine and International Health. 22, 6, p. 744-754 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hepatitis B virus
Liver Cirrhosis
Elasticity Imaging Techniques