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William Neville Checkley, MD

Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International
Assistant Professor of Medicine

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410-550-5864

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Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

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Titles

  • Medical Director, Johns Hopkins Medicine International
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine

Centers & Institutes

  • Global Health, Center for

Expertise

Critical Care Medicine, Epidemiology, Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine

Research Interests

International lung health; Epidemiology; Mechanical ventilation; Acute lung injury

Biography

Dr. William Checkley is an assistant professor of medicine at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and has a joint appointment in Department of International Health at the Bloomberg School of Public Health. His areas of clinical expertise include epidemiology, pulmonary disease and critical care medicine. Dr. Checkley also serves as the medical director for Johns Hopkins International.

Dr. Checkley earned his M.D. from Northwestern University and received his Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins University. He completed his internal medicine residency training at Emory University and fellowship training in pulmonary and critical care medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine.

His research interests include International lung health, epidemiology, mechanical ventilation and acute lung injury.

Dr. Checkley has been recognized by the National Institute of Health with the 2007 Post-doctoral National Research Service Award and the 2009 Pathway to Independence Career Award. He is certified in pulmonary disease and internal medicine by the American Board of Internal Medicine.

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish
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  • Education +

    Training

    • Northwestern University The Feinberg School of Medicine (Chicago IL ) (2003)
    • Johns Hopkins University International Health (Baltimore MD ) (2002)
    • Johns Hopkins University School of Arts & Sciences & Engineering (Baltimore MD ) (1996)

    Residencies

    • Emory University School of Medicine / Internal Medicine (Atlanta GA ) (2005)

    Fellowships

    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine (Baltimore MD ) (2009)

    Certifications

    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2010)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Internal Medicine (2006)
  • Research & Publications +

    Research Summary

    Dr. Checkley’s research interests include the epidemiology of obstructive lung diseases in children and adults, studies of lung function and physiology, studies of the interactions between nutrition and infection, and critical care epidemiology—specifically studies of acute lung injury.

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Ruiz-Grosso P, Bernabe-Ortiz A, Diez-Canseco F, Gilman RH, Checkley W, Bennett IM, Miranda JJ; CRONICAS Cohort Study Group. “Depressive Mood Among Within-Country Migrants in Periurban Shantytowns of Lima, Peru.” J Immigr Minor Health. 2014 Nov 4.
    2. Richard SA, McCormick BJ, Miller MA, Caulfield LE, Checkley W; MAL-ED Network Investigators. “Modeling environmental influences on child growth in the MAL-ED cohort study: opportunities and challenges.” Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S255-60. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu436.
    3. Platts-Mills JA, McCormick BJ, Kosek M, Pan WK, Checkley W, Houpt ER; MAL-ED Network Investigators. “Methods of analysis of enteropathogen infection in the MAL-ED Cohort Study.” Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S233-8. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu408.
    4. Richard SA, Barrett LJ, Guerrant RL, Checkley W, Miller MA; MAL-ED Network Investigators. “Disease surveillance methods used in the 8-site MAL-ED cohort study.” Clin Infect Dis. 2014 Nov 1;59 Suppl 4:S220-4. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciu435.
    5. Rhodes EL, Dreibelbis R, Klasen EM, Naithani N, Baliddawa J, Menya D, Khatry S, Levy S, Tielsch JM, Miranda JJ, Kennedy C, Checkley W. “Behavioral attitudes and preferences in cooking practices with traditional open-fire stoves in peru, Nepal, and Kenya: implications for improved cookstove interventions.” Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2014 Oct 3;11(10):10310-26. doi: 10.3390/ijerph111010310.

    Clinical Trials

    Feasibility Intervention Trial of Two Types of Improved Cookstoves in Three Developing Countries

  • Academic Affiliations & Courses +
  • Activities & Honors +

    Honors

    Pathway to Independence Career Award, National Institutes of Health, 2009

    Clinician Scientist Award, Johns Hopkins University, 2009

    ATS fellow career development award, 2007

    Post-doctoral National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 2007

    Delta Omega Honors Society, Alpha Chapter, Johns Hopkins University, 2002

    First Place in Applied Research and Grand Prize, Annual Delta Omega Honors Society Scientific Competition, Johns Hopkins University, 2001

    Best poster presentation in epidemiology, VIII Congress of Public Health, National Institute of Public Health, Cuernavaca, Mexico, 1999

    Pre-doctoral National Research Service Award, National Institutes of Health, 1998

    First Place in Applied Research, Annual Delta Omega Honors Society Scientific Competition, Johns Hopkins University, 1998

  • Videos & Media +

    Videos

    Graham Lecture 2013 (2 of 4)

    Klaus Kraemer on global hidden hunger; Al Sommer on vitamin A at 100; and William Checkley on the rise of vitamin D.

  • Events +
  • Contact & Locations +

    Locations

    Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center
    4940 Eastern Avenue
    Baltimore, MD 21224
    Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864
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    Department/Division

    • Medicine

    For Research Inquiries Contact

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    5th Floor
    Baltimore, Maryland 21205

    443-287-4587 phone
    410-955-0036 fax

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