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L. Beth Gadkowski , MD , MPH, MS

    • Title:
    • Associate Professor

    • Role:
    • Faculty

    • Faculty Appointments:
    • Assistant Professor of Medicine
      Program Director, Infectious Disease Fellowship Program

    • Additional Certifications:
    • Focus Areas:
    • Infectious Diseases, HIV, Tuberculosis

    • Contact Info:
    • 757.446.8910

    • Office Location:
    • Hofheimer Hall

    • Undergraduate Education:
    • Graduate Education:
    • MS - Molecular Biology, Boston College, 1998

    • Postdoctoral Education:
    • MPH - Epidemiology, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, 2006-2008

    • Medical Education:
    • MD - Jefferson Medical College, 2002

    • Residency:
    • Internal Medicine - Duke University Medical Center, 2002-2005

    • Fellowship(s):
    • Infectious Disease - Duke University Medical Center, 2005-2008

    • Board Certification(s):
    • ABIM, Internal Medicine - 2005

      ABIM, Infectious Disease - 2008

    • Affiliation(s):
    • AOA Honor Medical Society                                                       

      Infectious Disease Society of America                                 

      American Thoracic Society                                                         

      American Medical Association                                                   

      American College of Physicians                                             

      National Society of TB Cliniicians Associate Member       

    • Research Interests:
    • Tuberculosis, HIV

    • Primary Specialty:
    • Infectious Disease

    • Hospital:
    • Courses Taught:
    • Inpatient Diseases Consult Service
      HIV Outpatient Clinic
      Introduction to Patient Course
      Longitudinal Generalist Mentorship Subspecialist Semester

    • Current Projects:
    • Bio:

Stout JE, Gadkowski LB, Rath S, Alspaugh JA, Miller MB, Cox GM. Pedicure-associated rapidly growing mycobacterial infection: an endemic disease. Clin Infect Dis. 2011 Oct;53(8):787-92.


Person A, Goswami ND, Bissette DJ, Turner DS, Baker AV, Gadkowski LB, Naggie S, Erlandson K, Cox GM, Lalani T, Chen I, Stout JE. Paring Quantiferon Gold In-tube  with Opt-out HIV Testing in a TB Contact Investigatiobn: A Potent Strategy. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2010 Sept;24(9) 539-543.


Gadkowski LB et al. HIV-specific health care utilization and mortality among tuberculosis/HIV coinfectged persos. AIDS Patient Care STDS. 2009 Oct;23(10):845-51.


Gadkowski LB and JE Stout. Cavitary pulmonary disease. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2008;21(2):305-33.


West EL, Gadkowski LB, Ostbye T, Piedrahita C, Stout JE. Tuberculosis knowledge, attitudes and beliefs amount North Carolinians at increased risk of infection. NC Med J. 2008;69(1):14-20.


Gadkowski LB and JE Stout. “Pharmacokinetics of Rifampin.” CID 2007;44:618.


Gadkowski LB and JE Stout. “Current Challenges in Diagnosing and Treating Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Pulmonary Disease.” Infections in Medicine 2006;23(9):425-433.


Gadkowski LB, GR Corey et al. “A Collective Effort”. PHS Infectious Disease Images, 2006. Located at www.idimages.org.


Gadkowski LB and JE Stout. “Tuberculosis in Corrections.” Infectious Disease in Corrections Report. 2006;9(2):1-10.