Timothy R. Sterling, M.D., FACP, FIDSA

Director, Vanderbilt Tuberculosis Center
David E. Rogers Professorship
Professor, Adult Infectious Diseases

Suite A 2200
1161 21st Avenue South, Medical Center North
Nashville
Tennessee
37232-2582
(615) 322-2035

Epidemiology and treatment of tuberculosis and HIV

Research Description

Dr. Sterling is an infectious disease physician-scientist with expertise in the epidemiology and treatment of tuberculosis and HIV. Special areas of interest include the treatment of HIV-related tuberculosis, treatment of latent M. tuberculosis infection, abnormalities in the human immune response that predispose to extrapulmonary tuberculosis, and mechanisms of drug-resistant M. tuberculosis, particularly fluoroquinolone resistance. Dr. Sterling has research collaborations in Brazil, Peru, South Africa, and the United States.

Publications on PubMed.gov