Coleen Cunningham, MD

Coleen K. Cunningham, M.D. is Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Global Health and Vice-Chair for Research in the Department of Pediatrics at Duke University Medical Center. Her professional activities include study of the prevention and treatment of HIV infection in children and adolescents, with a special emphasis on vaccines to prevent perinatal and breast milk transmission of HIV. She has led numerous studies in the Pediatric AIDS Clinical Trials Group (PACTG), the International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent AIDS Clinical Trials Network (IMPAACT), and the Adolescent Trials Network (ATN). Dr. Cunningham has co-authored more than 100 manuscripts, book chapters and other scholarly writings.