Faculty and Staff


Moshi, Tanzania

Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre

John Bartlett, MD

Associate Director for Research, DGHI


(919) 681-8043
Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine


Dr. John Bartlett is a Professor of Medicine and Global Health, and is the former Co-Director of the Duke University Center for AIDS Research and the former Associate Director for Research of the Duke Global Health Institute. He completed his undergraduate degree at Harvard and received his MD from the University of Virginia.  Dr. Bartlett completed his residency and fellowship training at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. Bartlett’s ongoing work is heavily focused on capacity building at the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Moshi, Tanzania.  For more than 30 years, Dr. Bartlett has been committed to improving to health equity in Tanzania as well as in Durham.

Over the last 21 years, Dr. Bartlett has served as an HYC research mentor, a senior site liaison to Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Center in Moshi, and has conducted Global Health Pathway candidate interviews. He has served as co-PI with HYC faculty on several Tanzanian-based HIV projects, and he has received an HYC pilot grant to develop capacity for antiretroviral drug resistance testing in Moshi.

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