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Overview

  • James H. Willig, MD, MSPH, is the Associate Dean of Clinical Education in the School of Medicine. He attended Medical School at the Instituto Tecnologico de Santo Domingo (INTEC) and completed his residency at the University of Virginia Roanoke-Salem. At UAB, Willig has earned an M.S. in Public Health and completed an Infectious Diseases Fellowship. His research interests in quality improvement and medical informatics have found expression in both research into quality issues in HIV primary care and the design of software to enhance research and education.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

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    2019 Predictors of smoking cessation among people living with HIV receiving routine clinical careAIDS Care.  31:1353-1361. 2019
    2019 Mental health disorders and alcohol use are associated with increased likelihood of smoking relapse among people living with HIV attending routine clinical careBMC Public Health.  19. 2019
    2019 Gamification: an Innovative Approach to Reinforce Clinical Knowledge for MD-PhD Students During Their PhD Research YearsMedical Science Educator.  29:739-747. 2019
    2019 Assessing a novel way to measure three common rehabilitation outcome measures using a custom mobile phone applicationGait and Posture.  73:246-250. 2019
    2019 Mortality following myocardial infarction among HIV-infected persons: The Center for AIDS Research Network of Integrated Clinical Systems (CNICS)BMC Medicine.  17. 2019
    2019 Association of immunosuppression and HIV viraemia with non-Hodgkin lymphoma risk overall and by subtype in people living with HIV in Canada and the USA: a multicentre cohort studyLancet HIV.  6:e240-e249. 2019
    2019 Contributions of traditional and HIV-related risk factors on non-AIDS-defining cancer, myocardial infarction, and end-stage liver and renal diseases in adults with HIV in the USA and Canada: a collaboration of cohort studiesLancet HIV.  6:e93-e104. 2019
    2019 “Playing for bragging rights”: A qualitative study of students’ perceptions of gamificatioJournal of Nursing Education.  58:79-85. 2019
    2019 Contemporary trainee knowledge of autism: How prepared are our future providers?Frontiers in Pediatrics.  7. 2019
    2019 Perspectives of Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients on Electronic Communication and Patient-Reported Outcome Data Collection: A Qualitative StudyArthritis Care and Research.  71:80-87. 2019
    2018 Educational Analytics: A New Frontier for Gamification?Computers in Nursing.  36:458-465. 2018
    2018 Assessing effects of behavioral intervention on treatment outcomes among patients initiating HIV care: Rationale and design of iENGAGE intervention trialControlled Clinical Trials.  69:48-54. 2018
    2018 Multimorbidity among Persons Living with Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the United StatesClinical Infectious Diseases.  66:1230-1238. 2018
    2018 Racial disparities in the prevalence and control of hypertension among a cohort of HIV-infected patients in the southeastern United StatesPLoS ONE.  13. 2018
    2018 Multisite Investigation of Outcomes With Implementation of CYP2C19 Genotype-Guided Antiplatelet Therapy After Percutaneous Coronary InterventionJACC: Cardiovascular Interventions.  11:181-191. 2018
    2018 Assessing a novel way to measure step count while walking using a custom mobile phone applicationPLoS ONE.  13. 2018
    2017 Precision Medicine at the University of Alabama at Birmingham: Laying the Foundational Processes Through Implementation of Genotype-Guided Antiplatelet TherapyClinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics.  102:493-501. 2017
    2017 Cancer-Attributable Mortality among People with Treated Human Immunodeficiency Virus Infection in North AmericaClinical Infectious Diseases.  65:636-643. 2017
    2017 A Pilot Trial Examining African American and White Responses to Algorithm-Guided Smoking Cessation Medication Selection in Persons Living with HIVAIDS and Behavior.  21:1975-1984. 2017
    2017 Prevalence and Factors Associated with Hazardous Alcohol Use Among Persons Living with HIV Across the US in the Current Era of Antiretroviral TreatmentAIDS and Behavior.  21:1914-1925. 2017
    2017 A Web-Based Data Collection Platform for Multisite Randomized Behavioral Intervention Trials: Development, Key Software Features, and Results of a User Survey.JMIR Research Protocols.  6:e115. 2017
    2017 Associations between At-Risk Alcohol Use, Substance Use, and Smoking with Lipohypertrophy and Lipoatrophy among Patients Living with HIVAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  33:534-545. 2017
    2017 Suicidal Ideation is Associated with Limited Engagement in HIV CareAIDS and Behavior.  21:1699-1708. 2017
    2017 Social media for arthritis-related comparative effectiveness and safety research and the impact of direct-to-consumer advertisingArthritis Research.  19. 2017
    2017 Types of myocardial infarction among human immunodeficiency virus–infected individuals in the United StatesJAMA Cardiology.  2:260-267. 2017
    2017 Kaizen: An innovative team learning experience for first-semester nursing studentsJournal of Nursing Education.  56:124. 2017
    2017 Not all non-drinkers with HIV are equal: demographic and clinical comparisons among current non-drinkers with and without a history of prior alcohol use disorders*AIDS Care.  29:177-184. 2017
    2017 Student perceptions of high-value care education in internal medicine clerkshipsJournal of Hospital Medicine.  12:102-103. 2017
    2017 Clinical informatics researcher’s desiderata for the data content of the next generation electronic health recordApplied Clinical Informatics.  8:1159-1172. 2017
    2016 Efficient identification of nationally mandated reportable cancer cases using natural language processing and machine learningJournal of the American Medical Informatics Association.  23:1077-1084. 2016
    2016 Suitability of the PROMIS alcohol use short form for screening in a HIV clinical care settingDrug and Alcohol Dependence.  164:113-119. 2016
    2016 Unanticipated effects of new drug availability on antiretroviral durability: Implications for comparative effectiveness researchOpen Forum Infectious Diseases.  3. 2016
    2016 Health outcomes among HIV-positive Latinos initiating antiretroviral therapy in North America versus Central and South AmericaJournal of the International AIDS Society.  19. 2016
    2016 Cigarette Smokers are Less Likely to Have Undetectable Viral Loads: Results from Four HIV ClinicsJournal of Addiction Medicine.  10:13-19. 2016
    2016 Geographic variations in retention in care among HIV-infected adults in the United StatesPLoS ONE.  11. 2016
    2016 Evolution and escalation of an emergency department routine, opt-out HIV screening and linkage-to-care programPublic Health Reports.  131:96-106. 2016
    2015 Cumulative Incidence of Cancer Among Persons With HIV in North America: A Cohort StudyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  163:507-518. 2015
    2015 Cumulative incidence of cancer among persons with HIV in North America: A cohort studyAnnals of Internal Medicine.  163:507-518. 2015
    2015 Venous thromboembolism among HIV-positive patients and anticoagulation clinic outcomes integrated within the HIV primary care settingInternational Journal of STD and AIDS.  26:870-878. 2015
    2015 The effect of antidepressant treatment on HIV and depression outcomes: Results from a randomized trialAIDS.  29:1975-1986. 2015
    2015 Obesity is Associated with Race/Sex Disparities in Diabetes and Hypertension Prevalence, but Not Cardiovascular Disease, among HIV-Infected AdultsAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  31:898-904. 2015
    2015 Factors Associated with Missed Psychiatry Visits in an Urban HIV ClinicAIDS and Behavior.  19:1423-1429. 2015
    2015 Factors Associated With Smoking Status among HIV-Positive Patients in Routine Clinical Care.Journal of AIDS and Clinical Research.  6. 2015
    2015 Diabetes Connect: Developing a Mobile Health Intervention to Link Diabetes Community Health Workers with Primary CareJournal of Ambulatory Care Management.  38:333-345. 2015
    2015 End-stage renal disease among HIV-infected adults in North AmericaClinical Infectious Diseases.  60:941-949. 2015
    2015 Fructosamine and hemoglobin a1c correlations in HIV-infected adults in routine clinical care: Impact of anemia and albumin levelsAIDS Research and Treatment.  2015. 2015
    2015 Short communication: Viral suppression is associated with increased likelihood of colorectal cancer screening among persons living with HIV/AIDSAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  31:519-524. 2015
    2014 A qualitative assessment of internal medicine resident perceptions of graduate medical education following implementation of the 2011 ACGME duty hour standardsBMC Medical Education.  14. 2014
    2014 Disparities in the quality of HIV care when using US department of health and human services indicatorsClinical Infectious Diseases.  58:1185-1189. 2014
    2014 Lessons learned from the design and implementation of myocardial infarction adjudication tailored for HIV clinical cohortsAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  179:996-1005. 2014
    2014 Body mass index, depression, and condom use among HIV-infected men who have sex with men: A longitudinal moderation analysisArchives of Sexual Behavior.  43:729-734. 2014
    2014 Characteristics and comprehensiveness of adult HIV care and treatment programmes in Asia-Pacific, sub-Saharan Africa and the Americas: Results of a site assessment conducted by the International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS (IeDEA) CollaborationJournal of the International AIDS Society.  17. 2014
    2014 Exploration of an automated approach for receiving patient feedback after outpatient acute care visitsJournal of General Internal Medicine.  29:1105-1112. 2014
    2014 Gamification as a tool for enhancing graduate medical educationPostgraduate Medical Journal.  90:685-693. 2014
    2014 Letters to the editorAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  180:450. 2014
    2014 The authors reply.American Journal of Epidemiology.  180:450. 2014
    2013 Association between U.S. state AIDS Drug Assistance Program (ADAP) features and HIV antiretroviral therapy initiation, 2001-2009PLoS ONE.  8. 2013
    2013 Comparative effectiveness of fish oil versus fenofibrate, gemfibrozil, and atorvastatin on lowering triglyceride levels among HIV-infected patients in routine clinical careJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  64:254-260. 2013
    2013 Some like it hot: Erythema Ab igne due to cannabinoid hyperemesisJournal of General Internal Medicine.  28:1522. 2013
    2013 Viremia copy-years predicts mortality among treatment-naive HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapyBMJ Open.  3:927-935. 2013
    2013 Hepatitis C viremia and the risk of chronic kidney disease in HIV-infected individualsJournal of Infectious Diseases.  208:1240-1249. 2013
    2013 A pilot study of Screening, Brief Intervention, and Referral for Treatment (SBIRT) in non-treatment seeking smokers with HIVAddictive Behaviors.  38:2541-2546. 2013
    2013 Medication Possession Ratio Predicts Antiretroviral Regimens Persistence in PeruPLoS ONE.  8. 2013
    2013 Trends and disparities in antiretroviral therapy initiation and Virologic suppression among newly treatment-eligible HIV-infected individuals in North America, 2001-2009Clinical Infectious Diseases.  56:1174-1182. 2013
    2013 Closing the feedback loop: An interactive voice response system to provide follow-up and feedback in primary care settingsJournal of Medical Systems.  37. 2013
    2013 Effect of persistency of first-line HIV antiretroviral therapy on clinical outcomesAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  29:698-703. 2013
    2013 Risk factors associated with virologic failure in HIV- infected patients receiving antiretroviral therapy at a public hospital in PeruRevista Chilena de Infectología.  30:42-48. 2013
    2013 Late diagnosis, delayed presentation and late presentation in HIV: Proposed definitions, methodological considerations and health implicationsAntiviral Therapy.  18:17-23. 2013
    2013 Erratum: Migrating from a legacy fixed-format measure to CAT administration: Calibrating the PHQ-9 to the PROMIS depression measures (Quality of Life Research (2011) 20 (1349-1357) DOI 10.1007/s11136-011-9882-y)Quality of Life Research.  22:459-460. 2013
    2013 Predictive accuracy of the veterans aging cohort study index for mortality with HIV infection: A north american cross cohort analysisJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  62:149-163. 2013
    2013 Evaluation of the single-item self-rating adherence scale for use in routine clinical care of people living with HIVAIDS and Behavior.  17:307-318. 2013
    2013 Maraviroc observational study: The impact of expanded resistance testing and clinical considerations for antiretroviral regimen selection in treatment-experienced patientsAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  29:105-111. 2013
    2013 Pain is independently associated with impaired physical function in HIV-infected patientsPain Medicine.  14:1985-1993. 2013
    2013 Routine depression screening in an HIV clinic cohort identifies patients with complex psychiatric Co-morbidities Who show significant response to treatmentAIDS and Behavior.  17:2781-2791. 2013
    2012 Multimorbidity patterns in HIV-infected patients: The role of obesity in chronic disease clusteringJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  61:600-605. 2012
    2012 HIV infection and obesity: Where did all the wasting go?Antiviral Therapy.  17:1281-1289. 2012
    2012 Underutilization of aspirin for primary prevention of cardiovascular disease among HIV-infected patientsClinical Infectious Diseases.  55:1550-1557. 2012
    2012 Treating depression within the HIV medical home: A guided algorithm for antidepressant management by HIV cliniciansAIDS patient care.  26:647-654. 2012
    2012 Pain, mood, and substance abuse in HIV: Implications for clinic visit utilization, antiretroviral therapy adherence, and virologic failureJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  61:164-170. 2012
    2012 Risk factors for chronic kidney disease in a large cohort of HIV-1 infected individuals initiating antiretroviral therapy in routine careAIDS.  26:1907-1915. 2012
    2012 Development of a point-of-care HIV/aids medication dosing support system using the android mobile platformJournal of Medical Systems.  36:1583-1591. 2012
    2012 Short communication routine HIV testing in the emergency department: Assessment of patient perceptionsAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  28:352-356. 2012
    2012 Early retention in HIV care and viral load suppression: Implications for a test and treat approach to HIV preventionJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes and Human Retrovirology.  59:86-93. 2012
    2012 Patient reported outcomes in routine care: Advancing data capture for HIV cohort researchClinical Infectious Diseases.  54:141-147. 2012
    2011 Long-term albendazole effectiveness for hepatic cystic echinococcosisAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.  85:1075-1079. 2011
    2011 Viremia copy-years predicts mortality among treatment-naive HIV-infected patients initiating antiretroviral therapyClinical Infectious Diseases.  53:927-935. 2011
    2011 Missing data on the estimation of the prevalence of accumulated human immunodeficiency virus drug resistance in patients treated with antiretroviral drugs in North AmericaAmerican Journal of Epidemiology.  174:727-735. 2011
    2011 Risk factors for tuberculosis after highly active antiretroviral therapy initiation in the United States and Canada: Implications for tuberculosis screeningJournal of Infectious Diseases.  204:893-901. 2011
    2011 A retrospective study of HIV antiretroviral treatment persistence in a commercially insured population in the United StatesAIDS Care.  23:1154-1162. 2011
    2011 Contemporary profile of oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS and associated risk factors in a southeastern US clinicJournal of Public Health Dentistry.  71:257-264. 2011
    2011 The role of toxicity-related regimen changes in the development of antiretroviral resistanceAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  27:957-963. 2011
    2011 Prevalence, incidence, and recurrence of oral lesions among HIV-infected patients on HAART in Alabama: A two-year longitudinal studySouthern Medical Journal.  104:561-566. 2011
    2011 Temporal Trends in presentation for outpatient HIV Medical Care 2000-2010: Implications for short-term mortalityJournal of General Internal Medicine.  26:745-750. 2011
    2011 Underutilization of the AIDS drug assistance program: Associated factors and policy implicationsHealth Services Research.  46:982-995. 2011
    2011 Mortality after cancer diagnosis in HIV-infected individuals treated with antiretroviral therapyAIDS.  25:691-700. 2011
    2011 Comparative effectiveness and toxicity of statins among HIV-infected patientsClinical Infectious Diseases.  52:387-395. 2011
    2011 Impact of NRTIs on lipid levels among a large HIV-infected cohort initiating antiretroviral therapy in clinical careAIDS.  25:185-195. 2011
    2011 Aging With HIV: A Cross-Sectional Study of Comorbidity Prevalence and Clinical Characteristics Across Decades of LifeJournal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.  22:17-25. 2011
    2011 Migrating from a legacy fixed-format measure to CAT administration: Calibrating the PHQ-9 to the PROMIS depression measuresQuality of Life Research.  20:1349-1357. 2011
    2010 Darunavir outcomes study: Comparative effectiveness of virologic suppression, regimen durability, and discontinuation reasons for three-class experienced patients at 48 weeksAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  26:1279-1285. 2010
    2010 Amebic liver abscessAmerican Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.  83:961. 2010
    2010 Uncompensated medical provider costs associated with prior authorization for prescription medications in an HIV clinicClinical Infectious Diseases.  51:718-724. 2010
    2010 Cost ramifications of increased reporting of detectable plasma HIV-1 RNA levels by the roche COBAS ampliprep/COBAS TaqMan HIV-1 Version 1.0 viral load testJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  54:442-444. 2010
    2010 Measuring depression levels in HIV-infected patients as part of routine clinical care using the nine-item Patient Health Questionnaire (PHQ-9)AIDS Care.  22:874-885. 2010
    2010 Routine, self-administered, touch-screen, computer-based suicidal ideation assessment linked to automated response team notification in an HIV primary care settingClinical Infectious Diseases.  50:1165-1173. 2010
    2010 Comparative efficacy versus effectiveness of initial antiretroviral therapy in clinical trials versus routine careClinical Infectious Diseases.  50:574-584. 2010
    2010 Antiretroviral prescribing patterns in treatment-naïve patients in the United StatesAIDS patient care.  24:79-85. 2010
    2010 Durability of initial antiretroviral therapy in a resource-constrained setting and the potential need for zidovudine weight-based dosingJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  53:215-221. 2010
    2010 New syphilis cases and concurrent STI screening in a southeastern U.S. HIV clinic: A call to actionAIDS patient care.  24:23-29. 2010
    2009 Early virologic suppression with three-class experienced patients: 24-week effectiveness in the darunavir outcomes studyAIDS.  23:1539-1546. 2009
    2009 Variable Impact on Mortality of AIDS-Defining Events Diagnosed during Combination Antiretroviral Therapy: Not All AIDS-Defining Conditions Are Created EqualClinical Infectious Diseases.  48:1138-1151. 2009
    2009 Incomplete peripheral CD4 + cell count restoration in HIV-infected patients receiving long-term antiretroviral treatmentClinical Infectious Diseases.  48:787-794. 2009
    2009 Missed visits and mortality among patients establishing initial outpatient HIV treatmentClinical Infectious Diseases.  48:248-256. 2009
    2009 HIV/AIDS: The only thing constant...Journal of the National Medical Association.  101:1299-1300. 2009
    2009 Racial disparities in HIV virologic failure: Do missed visits matter?Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  50:100-108. 2009
    2009 The therapeutic implications of timely linkage and early retention in HIV careAIDS patient care.  23:41-49. 2009
    2008 A conceptual framework for personalized and mobile health careJournal of Integrated Design and Process Science.  12:31-41. 2008
    2008 Short-term discontinuation of HAART regimens more common in vulnerable patient populationsAIDS Research and Human Retroviruses.  24:1347-1355. 2008
    2008 Increased regimen durability in the era of once-daily fixed-dose combination antiretroviral therapyAIDS.  22:1951-1960. 2008
    2008 Clinical inertia in the management of low-density lipoprotein abnormalities in an HIV ClinicClinical Infectious Diseases.  46:1315-1318. 2008
    2008 Clinical outcome of HIV-infected antiretroviral-naive patients with discordant immunologic and virologic responses to highly active antiretroviral therapyJournal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes.  47:553-558. 2008
    2007 Nucleoside reverse-transcriptase inhibitor dosing errors in an outpatient HIV clinic in the electronic medical record eraClinical Infectious Diseases.  45:658-661. 2007
    2007 Failure to establish HIV care: Characterizing the "no show" phenomenonClinical Infectious Diseases.  45:127-130. 2007
    2007 Can routine clinical markers be used longitudinally to monitor antiretroviral therapy success in resource-limited settings?Clinical Infectious Diseases.  44:135-138. 2007

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    Year Title Altmetric
    2015 The many lives of data.  372-392. 2015

    Research Overview

  • Clinical informatics
    HIV outcomes
  • Investigator On

  • Center for Clinical and Translational Science (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2019 - 2024
  • Adapting MultiPLe Behavior Interventions that eFfectively Improve (AMPLIFI) Cancer Survivor Health  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Adapting MultiPLe Behavior Interventions that eFfectively Improve (AMPLIFI) Cancer Survivor Health - ADI Core  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Effectiveness of a Smoking Cessation Algorithm Integrated into HIV Primary Care  awarded by National Institute on Drug Abuse/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • UAB Diabetes Research Center  awarded by National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2018 - 2023
  • Alabama Coalition for Testing, Interventions and Engagement in Hepatitis C Care (ACTIVE-Care)  awarded by GILEAD FOUNDATION 2017 - 2020
  • AIDS Education and Training Centers Program  awarded by VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY 2015 - 2020
  • Alabama Coalition for Testing, Interventions, and Engagement in Hepatitis C Care (ACTIVE-Care)  awarded by GILEAD FOUNDATION 2015 - 2019
  • Game Changer  awarded by AIDS ALABAMA 2018 - 2019
  • Arthritis Patient Partnership with Comparative Effectiveness Researchers (Arthritis Patient PoWER)  awarded by GLOBAL HEALTHY LIVING FOUNDATION 2015 - 2019
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (3 Linked Awards UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2015 - 2019
  • National Center for HIV-AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention Integrated HIV Surveillance and Prevention Programs for Health Departments  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2018 - 2019
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2017 - 2019
  • Epidemiology, Clinical and Microbiological Features of Patients with a Diagnosis of Tuberculosis in a Teaching Hospital of Third Level of Attention in Panama  awarded by GORGAS MEMORIAL INSTITUTE OF TROPICAL AND PREVENTIVE MEDICINE 2016 - 2019
  • Private Grant  awarded by ASTRAZENECA PHARMACEUTICALS LP 2016 - 2019
  • Game Changer  awarded by AIDS ALABAMA 2015 - 2018
  • Integrating ENGagement and Adherence Goals upon Entry iENGAGE to Control HIV  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2012 - 2018
  • Expanded Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) Testing for Disproportionately Affected Populations  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2017
  • Natural Language Processing to Identify COPD Exacerbations in Real Time (NICER)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2015 - 2017
  • The Causal Effect of Effective Depression Treatment on HIV Outcomes in CNICS  awarded by University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 2013 - 2017
  • Private Grant  awarded by Pfizer Pharmaceuticals 2014 - 2017
  • Comprehensive Cancer Center Core Support Grant  awarded by National Cancer Institute/NIH/DHHS 2016 - 2017
  • Pharmacogenomic Resource for Improving Medication Effectiveness (PRIME)  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA HEALTH SERVICES FOUNDATION 2013 - 2017
  • Expanded Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) Testing for Disproportionately Affected Populations  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2016
  • Implementation and Evaluation of a Comprehensive Prevention with Positives Intervention at HIV Clinics  awarded by CDC - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Unsolicited R24 for the CFAR-Network of Integrated Clinical Sciences, CNICS  awarded by National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases/NIH/DHHS 2011 - 2016
  • Alabama Coalition for Testing, Interventions, and Engagement in Hepatitis C Care (ACTIVE-Care)  awarded by GILEAD FOUNDATION 2015 - 2016
  • Expanded Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) Testing for Disproportionately Affected Populations  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2015
  • UAB Center for Clinical and Translational Science (CCTS) (3 linked awards: UL1, KL2, TL1)  awarded by National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences/NIH/DHHS 2014 - 2015
  • Patient Reported Outcomes in Routine Clinical Care of Patients Infected with HIV  awarded by UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 2009 - 2015
  • Expanded Human Immunodeficiency (HIV) Testing for Disproportionately Affected Populations  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by Genentech 2012 - 2014
  • Private Grant  awarded by Gilead Sciences 2010 - 2014
  • Expanded Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) Testing for Disproportionately Affected Populations  awarded by ALABAMA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH 2013
  • Private Grant  awarded by VERTEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2011 - 2013
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  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2016) 2016
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2015) 2015
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2014) 2014
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2014) 2014
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • STP2139 - LUMBRERAS TROPICAL MEDICINE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-409 - GASTROENTEROLOGY (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 06-411 - INTRODUCTION TO CLINICAL INFORMATICS (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-404 - CARDIOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-405 - NEPHROLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-407 - ONCOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-404 - CARDIOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-405 - NEPHROLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-407 - ONCOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-409 - GASTROENTEROLOGY (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-404 - CARDIOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-405 - NEPHROLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-409 - GASTROENTEROLOGY (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-517 - MEDICINE RESEARCH (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2013) 2013
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-405 - NEPHROLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-404 - CARDIOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-405 - NEPHROLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-407 - ONCOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • STP10106 - EXTENSION OF SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-404 - CARDIOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-405 - NEPHROLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-407H - HEMATOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-409 - GASTROENTEROLOGY (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-404 - CARDIOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-405 - NEPHROLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-407 - ONCOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-404 - CARDIOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-409 - GASTROENTEROLOGY (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-406 - PULMONARY ACTING INTERSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-407 - ONCOLOGY ACTING INTERNSHIP (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-411 - GENERAL MEDICINE ACTING INTERNSHIP - TINSLEY HARRISON SERVICE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-441 - CRITICAL CARE MEDICINE (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Fall Term 2012) 2012
  • 28-422 - INFECTIOUS DISEASES (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • 02-280 - MEDICINE CLERKSHIP (Spring Term 2012) 2012
  • STP10106 - EXTENSION OF SCHOLARLY ACTIVITY (Fall Term 2011) 2011
  • STP1099M - SPECIAL TOPIC EXPERIENCE IN MEDICINE (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • STP2999 - SPECIAL TOPIC EXPERIENCE (Fall Term 2010) 2010
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, 1996
  • University of Virginia - Roanoke-Salem, Internship 2001
  • University of Virginia - Roanoke-Salem, Residency 2004
  • UAB Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship 2008
  • Full Name

  • James Willig