Residents and Fellows


Lima, Peru

Asociacion Benefica Prisma

Sofia Zavala Monzon, MD

Global Health Fellow

Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine


Dr. Sofia Zavala Monzon is currently a global health fellow in Duke’s Infectious Diseases program. She earned her medical degree from the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia Facultad de Medicina Alberto Hurtado in Lima, Peru. She worked at the Alexander von Humboldt Tropical Medicine Institute in Lima, Peru as a research fellow and coordinator for the Gorgas Courses in Clinical Tropical Medicine. She completed an Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Alabama in Birmingham, Alabama. As part of her residency, she completed a Refugee Health Course as well as the Health Disparities Track and was President of the Global Health Interest Group. She is currently enrolled in the Duke Master of Science in Global Health Program. Her interests include mycobacterial infections, neglected tropical diseases and medical education.