802. Meet-the-Professor
Session: Meet-the-Professor Session: Laboratory Capabilities in Resource-Limited Settings
Saturday, October 22, 2011: 7:30 AM
Room: 107ABC

John A. Crump, MB, ChB, DTM&H, FIDSA, Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Tanzania, Tanzania; Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, GA

John Crump is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Pathology with Duke University Medical Center, a Senior Lecturer in Medicine with Kilimanjaro Christian Medical College, Tanzania, and a Guest Researcher with the Enteric Diseases Epidemiology Branch of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He graduated from the University of Otago Medical School in New Zealand in 1993 and trained as both an internist in infectious diseases and as a pathologist in medical microbiology, completing residencies or fellowships at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand; the Royal Free Hospital, London; the Canberra Hospital, Australia; Duke University Medical Center; and with the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. He is a Fellow of the Royal Australasian College of Physicians, a Fellow of the Royal College of Pathologists of Australasia, a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of the United Kingdom, and a diplomate of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. His main interests are in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of infectious diseases in low- and middle-income countries, with particular emphases on HIV, tuberculosis, enteric infections, and febrile illness. He has lived in Moshi, Tanzania, for the past 9 years where he is Director of the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center Clinical Research Site and Director of Duke Tanzania Operations for the Duke Global Health Institute.

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