• Dr. Jodie Dionne-Odom is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases. As a physician-scientist with expertise in HIV, sexually transmitted infections and global health, Dr. Dionne works to improve infection outcomes through clinical trials research. Dr. Dionne is also a highly rated clinician, teacher and speaker on infectious diseases topics and the Chief of Women's Health Services at the 1917 HIV Clinic.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Performance of Four Molecular Assays for Detection of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in a Sample of HIV Positive Men who Have Sex with Men.Sexually Transmitted Diseases2019
    2019 Intersecting Epidemics: Incident Syphilis and Drug Use in Women Living with HIV in the United States (2005-2016).Clinical Infectious Diseases2019
    2019 A comparative analysis of documented contraceptive use among women aged 18–30 living with and without HIV in AlabamaContraception.  100:275-278. 2019
    2019 Miscarriage among women in the United States Women's Interagency HIV Study, 1994–2017American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  221:347.e1-347.e13. 2019
    2019 Prevalence of group B streptococcus anogenital colonization and feasibility of an intrapartum screening and antibiotic prophylaxis protocol in Cameroon, AfricaJournal of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.  146:238-243. 2019
    2019 Erectile Dysfunction Medication Prescription: STI and Risk Behavior in Men with HIVThe Journal of Sexual Medicine.  16:691-700. 2019
    2019 HIV Status and Contraceptive Utilization among Women in CameroonJournal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care.  18. 2019
    2019 HIV status and other risk factors for prevalent and incident sexually transmitted infection during pregnancy (2000-2014)Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  2019. 2019
    2018 Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevalence in Women with HIV: Is There a Role for Targeted Screening?Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  45:762-769. 2018
    2018 Large Outbreak of Hepatitis C Virus Associated with Drug Diversion by a Healthcare TechnicianClinical Infectious Diseases.  67:845-853. 2018
    2018 Elimination of Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis B in Africa: A Review of Available Tools and New OpportunitiesClinical Therapeutics.  40:1255-1267. 2018
    2018 A decision analytic model for prevention of hepatitis B virus infection in Sub-Saharan Africa using birth-dose vaccinationJournal of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics.  141:126-132. 2018
    2018 High prevalence of multidrug-resistant mycoplasma genitalium in human immunodeficiency virus-infected men who have sex with men in AlabamaClinical Infectious Diseases.  66:796-798. 2018
    2018 Hepatitis B virus contact disclosure and testing in Lusaka, Zambia: A mixed-methods studyBMJ Open.  8. 2018
    2018 Predictors of Infant Hepatitis B Immunization in Cameroon: Data to Inform Implementation of a Hepatitis B Birth DosePediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  37:103-107. 2018
    2017 Predictors of the use of interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy in CameroonMalaria Journal.  16. 2017
    2016 #38: Hepatitis B in pregnancy screening, treatment, and prevention of vertical transmissionAmerican Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology.  214:6-14. 2016
    2016 Factors associated with PMTCT cascade completion in four african countriesAIDS Research and Treatment.  2016. 2016
    2016 Hepatitis B, HIV, and Syphilis Seroprevalence in Pregnant Women and Blood Donors in CameroonInfectious Diseases in Obstetrics & Gynecology.  2016. 2016
    2016 Retention in Care among HIV-Infected Pregnant Women in Haiti with PMTCT Option BAIDS Research and Treatment.  2016. 2016
    2015 Normal T-cell activation in elite controllers with preserved CD4 + T-cell countsAIDS.  29:2245-2254. 2015
    2015 Law and the public’s health: Taken to court: Defending public health authority to access medical records during an outbreak investigationPublic Health Reports.  130:278-283. 2015
    2015 Taken to court: defending public health authority to access medical records during an outbreak investigation.Public Health Reports.  130:278-283. 2015
    2015 Preventing vertical transmission of hepatitis B: Guidance on management of pregnant patients with acute and chronic infectionContemporary OB/GYN.  60:44-50. 2015
    2014 Adapting and implementing a community program to improve retention in care among patients with hiv in southern haiti: "Group of 6"AIDS Research and Treatment.  2014. 2014
    2014 Performance of the OraQuick HCV rapid antibody test for screening exposed patients in a hepatitis c outbreak investigationJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  52:2650-2652. 2014
    2013 Fungal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone injections.New England Journal of Medicine.  369:1598-1609. 2013
    2013 Reply to Yang et alClinical Infectious Diseases.  57:1212-1213. 2013
    2013 Syphilis treatment response among HIV-discordant couples in Zambia and RwandaClinical Infectious Diseases.  56:1829-1837. 2013
    2013 Decrease in varicella incidence after implementation of the 2-dose recommendation for varicella vaccine in New HampshirePediatric Infectious Disease Journal.  32:981-983. 2013
    2012 Exposure to nitrogen dioxide in an indoor ice arena - New Hampshire, 2011MMWR : Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report.  61:139-142. 2012
    2011 Antimicrobial resistant gonorrhea in Atlanta: 1988-2006Sexually Transmitted Diseases.  38:780-782. 2011
    2010 Gastrointestinal anthrax after an animal-hide drumming event - New Hampshire and Massachusetts, 2009.MMWR : Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report.  59:872-877. 2010
    2009 Acute hepatitis C and HIV coinfectionLancet Infectious Diseases.  9:775-783. 2009
    2007 Posaconazole treatment for Apophysomyces elegans rhino-orbital zygomycosis following trauma for a male with well-controlled diabetesJournal of Clinical Microbiology.  45:1648-1651. 2007


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    2017 Pituitary abscess: An uncommon condition requiring multidisciplinary care.  423-431. 2017
    2012 Tick-borne Illness 2012
    2009 Access to culturally competent care for patients living with HIV/AIDS.  69-82. 2009

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Dionne's research goal is to optimize the prevention and treatment of infections in women and pregnancy in the US and Africa. The recipient of the 2018 UAB Pittman Scholar Award for Research Excellence, Dr. Dionne is funded by NIH/NICHD to lead a clinical trial of a novel regimen to prevent malaria and other infections in pregnant women with HIV in Cameroon. Other active projects focus on syphilis, chlamydia and perinatal transmission of hepatitis B.
  • Investigator On

  • Private Grant  awarded by GlaxoSmithKline 2014 - 2022
  • Private Grant  awarded by VIIV HEALTHCARE COMPANY 2016 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by ORACLE CORPORATION 2018 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by VIIV HEALTHCARE COMPANY 2016 - 2021
  • 75N93019F00131 TA02 TO9 Development of a Protocol, Clinical Trial Implementation, Closeout and Analysis of a Phase 2 Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Eficacy of rMenB+OMV NZ (Bexsero, GSK) in Preventing Neisseria Gonorrhoese Infection  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • 75N93019F00132 TA1 TO15 Overall Administrative and Support Activities for the STI CTG to Include Procedures to Identify, Discuss, and Develop Scientific Concepts  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Clinical Trials Group (STI CTG)  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • T013 HHSN27200012 TA1 TO11 Overall Admin and Support Activities for the STI CTG to Include Procedures to Identify, Discuss and Develop Scientific Concepts  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • T016 HHSN27200014 TA2 TO8 A Phase III Comparative Trial of Benzathine Penicillin G, 2.4 Million Units Administered as a Single Dose Versus Three Sucessive Weekly Doses for Treatment of Early Syphilis in Persons with and without HIV  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2021
  • Private Grant  awarded by MERCK & COMPANY, INC. 2017 - 2020
  • Rectal and Oropharyngeal Swabs to Diagnose Gonococcal and Chlamydial Infection in Men and Women  awarded by University of California, San Francisco 2018 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences 2016 - 2020
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences 2016 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by VIIV HEALTHCARE COMPANY 2016 - 2018
  • AIDS Clinical Trials Group: Protocol Funds FTE Funding  awarded by Brigham and Women's Hospital 2014 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences 2015 - 2018
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences 2014 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS INC 2014 - 2015
  • Private Grant  awarded by BRISTOL MYERS SQUIBB PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY 2014 - 2015
  • Education And Training

  • New York University Medicine, Chief Resident 2006
  • Doctor of Medicine, Dartmouth College 2002
  • Bachelor of Arts in Biology, University of Rochester 1998
  • New York University School of Medicine Medicine, Internship 2003
  • New York University Medicine, Residency 2005
  • Emory University Medicine, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
  • National Institutes of Health, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2009
  • Full Name

  • Jodie Dionne-Odom