Alison Roxby MD, MSc received her MD degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master's in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has worked in 5 different African countries to improve access to HIV care and prevent HIV transmission. After completing a residency in internal medicine at Stanford, she came to UW in 2007 for Infectious Disease fellowship and to work with the Kenya Research Program under the mentorship of Carey Farquhar. Alison and her family returned in 2010 from 18 months in Nairobi, where she was the study physician for the Valacyclovir in Pregnancy trial, a clinical trial of valacyclovir in pregnant women co-infected with HIV and HSV-2. She also collected data on immune activation in pregnant women. Alison's ongoing research goals are to improve maternal health, promote family planning, and reduce perinatal transmission of HIV. She also sees adult HIV patients at Roosevelt Clinic, and Madison Clinic.
- Roxby AC, Gottlieb GS, Limaye AP. Strongyloidiasis in Transplant Patients. Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009; 49:1411-23.
- Roxby A, Drake A, Ongecha-Owuor F, Kiarie J, Richardson B, Matemo D, Overbaugh J, Emery S, John-Stewart G, Wald A, Farquhar C. Effects of Valacyclovir on Markers of DiseaseProgression in Postpartum Women Co-infected with HIV-1 and Herpes SimplexVirus-2. PLoS ONE 2012; 7(6):e38622. Epub 2012 Jun 12. PMICD: PMC3373516
- Roxby AC, Drake AL, John-Stewart GC, Brown ER, Matemo D, Farquhar C. HIV-1Disease Progression in Postpartum Women: Role of Genital Ulcers and HSV-2 Serostatus. Presented at the Infectious Diseases Society of America 48th Annual Meeting; Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 2010.
- Roxby AC. Sepsis and Acute and Subacute Meningitis. In Decision Making in Medicine: An Algorithmic Approach, Stuart B. Mushlin MD and Harry L. GreeneII MD, eds. Mosby Inc, October 2009.
- Roxby AC, Liu AY, Drake AL, Kiarie JN, Richardson BA, Lohman-Payne Bl, John-Stewart GC, Farquhar C. T cell activation in HIV-1/ HSV-2 co-infected Kenyan women receiving valacyclovir. AIDS Research and Human Retroviruses 2012 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 22852760