Jodie A Dionne-Odom, MD,MSPH
Disclosures: Nothing to disclose - 06/14/2021

Dr. Jodie Dionne is a mid-career physician-scientist in infectious diseases at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB). Her research focuses on identifying new ways to prevent and treat common infections in pregnancy. She has over two decades of experience and specialty training in global health, clinical trials and translational epidemiology. The goal of her research is to improve the clinical diagnosis, prevention and treatment of infections that cause significant morbidity and mortality in women. Her published work focuses on sexually transmitted infections (STI), perinatal hepatitis B and malaria in pregnant women living with and without HIV.

With NICHD support, Dr. Dionne is leading two multicenter, randomized controlled trials among pregnant women in Cameroon. One study is titled PREMISE: A Novel Regimen to Prevent Malaria and STI in Pregnant Women with HIV” and the second study, titled “REVERT-B”, aims to reduce perinatal transmission of hepatitis B. She is site PI for NIAID supported STI Clinical Trials Network studies and the NHLBI-supported WIHS/MACS HIV Combined Clinical Cohort Study.

In terms of leadership, Dr. Dionne is Chief of Women’s Health Services at the 1917 HIV clinic and an active clinician and research mentor with inpatient and outpatient ID service responsibilities.