• Dr. Jodie Dionne-Odom is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases and the Chief of Women's Health at the 1917 HIV Clinic. She is a clinician-investigator with expertise in HIV, sexually transmitted infections, and hepatitis B. Dr. Dionne leads international clinical trials to improve the prevention and treatment of infection in women and pregnancy in the US and Africa. Dr. Dionne is also a highly rated clinician, teacher, and speaker on infectious diseases.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2020 Coverage and effectiveness of intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy with sulfadoxine-pyrimethamine (IPTp-SP) on adverse pregnancy outcomes in the Mount Cameroon area, South West Cameroon 2020
    2020 Performance of 4 Molecular Assays for Detection of Chlamydia and Gonorrhea in a Sample of Human Immunodeficiency Virus-Positive Men Who Have Sex With Men. 2020
    2019 Intersecting Epidemics: Incident Syphilis and Drug Use in Women Living with HIV in the United States (2005-2016). 2019
    2019 A comparative analysis of documented contraceptive use among women aged 18–30 living with and without HIV in Alabama 2019
    2019 Miscarriage among women in the United States Women's Interagency HIV Study, 1994–2017 2019
    2019 Prevalence of group B streptococcus anogenital colonization and feasibility of an intrapartum screening and antibiotic prophylaxis protocol in Cameroon, Africa 2019
    2019 Erectile Dysfunction Medication Prescription: STI and Risk Behavior in Men with HIV 2019
    2019 HIV Status and Contraceptive Utilization among Women in Cameroon 2019
    2019 HIV status and other risk factors for prevalent and incident sexually transmitted infection during pregnancy (2000-2014) 2019
    2018 Sexually Transmitted Infection Prevalence in Women with HIV: Is There a Role for Targeted Screening? 2018
    2018 Large Outbreak of Hepatitis C Virus Associated with Drug Diversion by a Healthcare Technician 2018
    2018 Elimination of Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis B in Africa: A Review of Available Tools and New Opportunities 2018
    2018 A decision analytic model for prevention of hepatitis B virus infection in Sub-Saharan Africa using birth-dose vaccination 2018
    2018 High prevalence of multidrug-resistant mycoplasma genitalium in human immunodeficiency virus-infected men who have sex with men in Alabama 2018
    2018 Hepatitis B virus contact disclosure and testing in Lusaka, Zambia: A mixed-methods study 2018
    2018 Predictors of Infant Hepatitis B Immunization in Cameroon: Data to Inform Implementation of a Hepatitis B Birth Dose 2018
    2017 Predictors of the use of interventions to prevent malaria in pregnancy in Cameroon 2017
    2016 #38: Hepatitis B in pregnancy screening, treatment, and prevention of vertical transmission 2016
    2016 Factors associated with PMTCT cascade completion in four african countries 2016
    2016 Hepatitis B, HIV, and Syphilis Seroprevalence in Pregnant Women and Blood Donors in Cameroon 2016
    2016 Retention in Care among HIV-Infected Pregnant Women in Haiti with PMTCT Option B 2016
    2015 Normal T-cell activation in elite controllers with preserved CD4 + T-cell counts 2015
    2015 Law and the public’s health: Taken to court: Defending public health authority to access medical records during an outbreak investigation 2015
    2015 Taken to court: defending public health authority to access medical records during an outbreak investigation. 2015
    2015 Preventing vertical transmission of hepatitis B: Guidance on management of pregnant patients with acute and chronic infection 2015
    2014 Adapting and implementing a community program to improve retention in care among patients with hiv in southern haiti: "Group of 6" 2014
    2014 Performance of the OraQuick HCV rapid antibody test for screening exposed patients in a hepatitis c outbreak investigation 2014
    2013 Fungal infections associated with contaminated methylprednisolone injections. 2013
    2013 Reply to Yang et al 2013
    2013 Syphilis treatment response among HIV-discordant couples in Zambia and Rwanda 2013
    2013 Decrease in varicella incidence after implementation of the 2-dose recommendation for varicella vaccine in New Hampshire 2013
    2012 Exposure to nitrogen dioxide in an indoor ice arena - New Hampshire, 2011 2012
    2011 Antimicrobial resistant gonorrhea in Atlanta: 1988-2006 2011
    2010 Gastrointestinal anthrax after an animal-hide drumming event - New Hampshire and Massachusetts, 2009. 2010
    2009 Acute hepatitis C and HIV coinfection 2009
    2007 Posaconazole treatment for Apophysomyces elegans rhino-orbital zygomycosis following trauma for a male with well-controlled diabetes 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. 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 Gilead Sciences 2016 - 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 - 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