Residents and Fellows



Siriraj Hospital

Julia Xu, MD, MSc-GH

GHP Graduate

Internal Medicine
Department of Medicine


Julia Xu completed the Global Health Internal Medicine Residency in 2018 with a Master of Science in Global Health from Duke.  Julia received her medical degree from Columbia University. As a Doris Duke Clinical Research Fellow, Dr. Xu studied the clinical significance of G6PD deficiency in an HIV clinic in the Dominican Republic and also performed a secondary epidemiological study on hemoglobinopathies. As a Global Health Fellow, she focused her research on benign hematology and worked at Siriraj Hospital located in Bangkok, Thailand. Julia continued her training as a fellow at the National Institute of Health’s Center for Cancer Research and is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.


Xu, J. Z., Francis, R. O., et al. “G6PD Deficiency in an HIV Clinic Setting in the Dominican Republic.” American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (2015)

Geraldino-Pardilla, L., Sung, D., Xu, J. Z., et al. “Methaemoglobinaemia and haemolysis following pegloticase infusion for refractory gout in a patient with a falsely negative glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency result.” Rheumatology (2014).

2011 Shen, C. J., Raghavan, S., Xu, Z., et al. “Decreased cell adhesion promotes angiogenesis in a Pyk2-dependent manner.” Experimental Cell Research (2011). 317(13): 1860-1871.