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Gregory Dale Kirk, MD MPH PhD

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Infectious Disease


  • English
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  • Education +


    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore MD) (2003)
    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (Baltimore MD) (1994)
    • University of Oklahoma College of Medicine (Oklahoma City OK) (1993)


    • Georgetown University / Internal Medicine (Washington DC) (2001)
    • Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health / Preventive Medicine (Baltimore MD) (1997)


    • National Institute of Allergy & Infectious Diseases NIH / Infectious Diseases (Bethesda MD) (2004)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications

    Kirk, G.D.; Merlo, C.; P, O.D.; Mehta, S.H.; Galai, N.; Vlahov, D.; Samet, J.; Engels, E.A. HIV infection is associated with an increased risk for lung cancer, independent of smoking. Clin Infect Dis. 2007 Jul 1;45(1):103-110.

    Balagopal, A.; Philp, F.H.; Astemborski, J.; Block, T.M.; Mehta, A.; Long, R.; Kirk, G.D.; Mehta, S.H.; Cox, A.L.; Thomas, D.L.; Ray, S.C. Human immunodeficiency virus-related microbial translocation and progression of hepatitis C. Gastroenterology. 2008 Jul;135(1):226-233.
    Phelan, D.F.; Gange, S.J.; Ahdieh-Grant, L.; Mehta, S.H.; Kirk, G.D.; Shah, K.; Gravitt, P. Determinants of Newly Detected Human Papillomavirus Infection in HIV-Infected and HIV-Uninfected Injection Drug Using Women. Sexually transmitted diseases. 2009 Feb 9.

    Althoff, K.N.; Gange, S.J.; Klein, M.B.; Brooks, J.T.; Hogg, R.S.; Bosch, R.J.; Horberg, M.A.; Saag, M.S.; Kitahata, M.M.; Justice, A.C.; Gebo, K.A.; Eron, J.J.; Rourke, S.B.; Gill, M.J.; Rodriguez, B.; Sterling, T.R.; Calzavara, L.M.; Deeks, S.G.; Martin, J.N.; Rachlis, A.R.; Napravnik, S.; Jacobson, L.P.; Kirk, G.D.; Collier, A.C.; Benson, C.A.; Silverberg, M.J.; Kushel, M.; Goedert, J.J.; McKaig, R.G.; Van Rompaey, S.E.; Zhang, J.; Moore, R.D. Late presentation for human immunodeficiency virus care in the United States and Canada. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jun 1;50(11):1512-1520.

    Althoff, K.N.; Gebo, K.A.; Gange, S.J.; Klein, M.B.; Brooks, J.T.; Hogg, R.S.; Bosch, R.J.; Horberg, M.A.; Saag, M.S.; Kitahata, M.M.; Eron, J.J.; Napravnik, S.; Rourke, S.B.; Gill, M.J.; Rodriguez, B.; Sterling, T.R.; Deeks, S.G.; Martin, J.N.; Jacobson, L.P.; Kirk, G.D.; Collier, A.C.; Benson, C.A.; Silverberg, M.J.; Goedert, J.J.; McKaig, R.G.; Thorne, J.; Rachlis, A.; Moore, R.D.; Justice, A.C. CD4 count at presentation for HIV care in the United States and Canada: Are those over 50 years more likely to have a delayed presentation? AIDS Res Ther. 2010 Dec 15;7(1):45.

    Drummond, M.B.; Kirk, G.D.; Ricketts, E.P.; McCormack, M.C.; Hague, J.C.; McDyer, J.F.; Mehta, S.H.; Engels, E.A.; Wise, R.A.; Merlo, C.A. Cross sectional analysis of respiratory symptoms in an injection drug user cohort: the impact of obstructive lung disease and HIV. BMC Pulm Med. 2010;10:27.

    Fwu, C.W.; Chien, Y.C.; Nelson, K.E.; Kirk, G.D.; You, S.L.; Kuo, H.S.; Feinleib, M.; Chen, C.J. Mortality after chronic hepatitis B virus infection: a linkage study involving 2 million parous women from Taiwan. J Infect Dis. 2010 Apr 1;201(7):1016-1023.

    Gravitt, P.E.; Kirk, G.D. Progress and pitfalls in defining the influence of highly active antiretroviral therapy on human papillomavirus-associated cervical disease. J Infect Dis. 2010 Mar;201(5):650-652.

    Hendrickson, S.L.; Lautenberger, J.A.; Chinn
    , L.W.; Malasky, M.; Sezgin, E.; Kingsley, L.A.; Goedert, J.J.; Kirk, G.D.; Gomperts, E.D.; Buchbinder, S.P.; Troyer, J.L.; O''Brien, S.J. Genetic variants in nuclear-encoded mitochondrial genes influence AIDS progression. PLoS One. 2010;5(9):e12862.

    Herbeck, J.T.; Gottlieb, G.S.; Winkler, C.A.; Nelson, G.W.; An, P.; Maust, B.S.; Wong, K.G.; Troyer, J.L.; Goedert, J.J.; Kessing, B.D.; Detels, R.; Wolinsky, S.M.; Martinson, J.; Buchbinder, S.; Kirk, G.D.; Jacobson, L.P.; Margolick, J.B.; Kaslow, R.A.; O''Brien, S.J.; Mullins, J.I. Multistage genomewide association study identifies a locus at 1q41 associated with rate of HIV-1 disease progression to clinical AIDS. J Infect Dis. 2010 Feb 15;201(4):618-626.

    Kucirka, L.M.; Farzadegan, H.; Feld, J.J.; Mehta, S.H.; Winters, M.; Glenn, J.S.; Kirk, G.D.; Segev, D.L.; Nelson, K.E.; Marks, M.; Heller, T.; Golub, E.T. Prevalence, correlates, and viral dynamics of hepatitis delta among injection drug users. J Infect Dis. 2010 Sep 15;202(6):845-852.

    Martin, M.P.; Qi, Y.; Goedert, J.J.; Hussain, S.K.; Kirk, G.D.; Hoots, W.K.; Buchbinder, S.; Carrington, M.; Thio, C.L. IL28B polymorphism does not determine outcomes of hepatitis B virus or HIV infection. J Infect Dis. 2010 Dec 1;202(11):1749-1753.

    Mehta, S.H.; Kirk, G.D.; Astemborski, J.; Galai, N.; Celentano, D.D. Temporal trends in highly active antiretroviral therapy initiation among injection drug users in Baltimore, Maryland, 1996-2008. Clin Infect Dis. 2010 Jun 15;50(12):1664-1671.

    Mendy, M.E.; Welzel, T.; Lesi, O.A.; Hainaut, P.; Hall, A.J.; Kuniholm, M.H.; McConkey, S.; Goedert, J.J.; Kaye, S.; Rowland-Jones, S.; Whittle, H.; Kirk, G.D. Hepatitis B viral load and risk for liver cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma in The Gambia, West Africa. J Viral Hepat. 2010 Feb 1;17(2):115-122.

    Mosbruger, T.L.; Duggal, P.; Goedert, J.J.; Kirk, G.D.; Hoots, W.K.; Tobler, L.H.; Busch, M.; Peters, M.G.; Rosen, H.R.; Thomas, D.L.; Thio, C.L. Large-scale candidate gene analysis of spontaneous clearance of hepatitis C virus. J Infect Dis. 2010 May 1;201(9):1371-1380.

    Nandi, A.; Glass, T.A.; Cole, S.R.; Chu, H.; Galea, S.; Celentano, D.D.; Kirk, G.D.; Vlahov, D.; Latimer, W.W.; Mehta, S.H. Neighborhood poverty and injection cessation in a sample of injection drug users. Am J Epidemiol. 2010 Feb 15;171(4):391-398.

    Sander, P.M.; Cole, S.R.; Ostrow, D.G.; Mehta, S.H.; Kirk, G.D. Determinants of alcohol consumption in HIV-uninfected injection drug users. Drug Alcohol Depend. 2010 Sep 1;111(1-2):173-176.

    Shiels, M.S.; Cole, S.R.; Mehta, S.H.; Kirk, G.D. Lung cancer incidence and mortality among HIV-infected and HIV-uninfected injection drug users. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2010 Dec 1;55(4):510-515.

    Yanik, E.L.; Lucas, G.M.; Vlahov, D.; Kirk, G.D.; Mehta, S.H. HIV and proteinuria in an injection drug user population. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol. 2010 Oct;5(10):1836-1843.

    Marshall, M.M.; Kirk, G.D.; Caporaso, N.E.; McCormack, M.C.; Merlo, C.A.; Hague, J.C.; Mehta, S.H.; Engels, E.A. Tobacco use and nicotine dependence among HIV-infected and uninfected injection drug users. Addict Behav. 2011 Jan-Feb;36(1-2):61-67.
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