The Section on Infectious Diseases is committed to excellence in its mission of research, clinical care and education. Faculty members are recognized locally, nationally, and internationally for their excellence in all three areas.
The Infectious Diseases Specialty Clinic (IDSC), an outpatient clinic of North Carolina Baptist Hospital, is the primary outpatient clinic and is one of the largest infectious diseases clinics in the state, following approximately 1,200 patients with HIV. Clinical services and research initiatives at the IDSC are being expanded through Ryan White funding to include a dental clinic and a HIV secondary prevention initiative. Faculty members, including Aimee M. Wilkin, MD, MPH; and Marina Núñez, MD, PhD; are nationally recognized for their expertise in HIV research and clinical care.