Jeff Stringer

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Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, UNC School of Medicine and Director, UNC Global Women’s Health

Phone: (919) 962-0756

Research Summary

Dr. Stringer is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Director of the Division of Global Women’s Health. Between 2001 and 2012, Stringer lived full-time in Lusaka, Zambia, where he established and led the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ). Stringer’s research focuses on prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, clinical epidemiology, and obstetrical outcomes. He has served as PI for over $200 million in grant and contract funding for research, training, and clinical work in Zambia and Malawi. He currently holds active grants from the NIH, Gates Foundation, USAID, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. He lives in Chapel Hill with his spouse, Dr. Elizabeth Stringer (also an obstetrician), their three children, and an ill-behaved Rhodesian Ridgeback.

Dr. Stringer is also part of a team who are studying the epidemiology and effective diagnostics of the maternal-fetal transmission of Zika virus.


MD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York, NY

Board Certifications and Licensures

American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Health Professions Council of Zambia, OBS-GYN Specialist Medical License

Recent Publications

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