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Dorothy Elizabeth Dow

Associate Professor of Pediatrics
Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
DUMC, Box 3499, Durham, NC 27710
2301 Erwin Road, Durham, NC 27710


Dorothy Dow, MD, MSc is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics and Assistant Research Professor at the Duke Global Health Institute.  Dr. Dow’s research focuses on prevention and treatment of HIV in pediatric populations including prevention of mother-to-child transmission and a focus on adolescent and young adult populations.  Dr. Dow is co-chair of IMPAACT Network Protocol 2016 and a member of the AHISA network.  She is co-site leader of the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre-Duke University Collaboration where she works nearly full time in Moshi, Tanzania, though returns to Duke University Medical Center two-weeks twice per year to attend on the clinical inpatient consult service. 


Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor of Pediatrics · 2022 - Present Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases, Pediatrics
Associate Research Professor of Global Health · 2022 - Present Duke Global Health Institute, University Institutes and Centers

Education, Training & Certifications

Duke University · 2012 MScGH
University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio · 2006 M.D.