Jeff Stringer


Jeff Stringer, MD, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, North Carolina. USA


Jeff Stringer, MD is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of North Carolina School of Medicine and Director of the Division of Global Women’s Health. Between 2001 and 2012, Stringer lived full-time in Lusaka, Zambia, where he established and led the Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia (CIDRZ). Stringer’s research focuses on prevention of mother-to-child HIV transmission, clinical epidemiology, and obstetrical outcomes. He has served as PI for over $190 million in grant and contract funding for research, training, and clinical work in Zambia, and currently holds active grants from the NIH, Seattle Children’s Hospital, and the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. He lives in Chapel Hill with his spouse, Dr. Elizabeth Stringer (also an obstetrician), their three children, and an ill-behaved Rhodesian Ridgeback.