Nancy E. Dunlap, MD, PhD, MBA

Nancy E. Dunlap, MD, PhD, MBA

Dunlap, Nancy








Nancy E. Dunlap, MD, PhD, MBA


Professor of Medicine

Fellowship: University of Alabama in Birmingham
Office Address: P.O. Box 800546
Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
UVA Health System
Charlottesville, Va 22908
Phone: 434-243-4845
Board Certifications: Internal Medicine
Pulmonary Disease
Critical Care Medicine
Clinical Practice: Pulmonary and critical care medicine
Research Interests: Epidemiology and immunology of tuberculosis

Publications (selected):

Dunlap NE, Graves LC:  Engaging Physicians in Process Improvement.  HIMSS Technical Paper, HIMSS Proceedings 2008.

Kempf MC, Dunlap NE, Lok KH, Benjamin WH Jr., Keenan NB, Kimerling ME: Long-term molecular analysis of tuberculosis strains in Alabama, a state characterized by a largely indigenous, low-risk population. J Clin Microbiol. 43(2): 870-8, 2005.

Bailey WC, Gerald LB, Kimerling M, Redden D, Brook N, Bruce F, Tang S, Duncan S, Brooks M, Dunlap NE: Predictive model to identify positive tuberculosis skin test results during contact investigations. JAMA 287(8): 996-1002, 2002.

Haydel SE, Benjamin WH Jr, Dunlap NE, Clark-Curtiss JE: Expression, Autoregulation, and DNA binding properties of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis TrcR response regulator.  Journal of Bacteriology 184(8): 2192-2203, 2002.

Gerald LB, Tang S, Bruce F, Redden D, Kimerling ME, Brook N, Dunlap N, & WC Bailey.  A decision tree for tuberculosis contact investigation.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 166(8): 1122-1127, 2002.

Lok KH, Benjamin WH Jr, Kimerling ME, Pruitt V, Lathan M, Razeq J, Hooper N, Cronin W, Dunlap NE. Molecular differentiation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains without IS6110 insertions. Emerg Infect Dis 8(11): 1310-3, 2002.

Lok KH, Benjamin WH Jr, Kimerling ME, Pruitt V, Mulcahy D, Robinson N, Keenan NB, Dunlap NE. Molecular typing of Mycobacterium tuberculosis strains with a common two-band IS6110 pattern. Emerg Infect Dis 8(11): 1303-5, 2002.

Dobbs KG, Lok KH, Bruce F, Mulcahy D, Benjamin WH, Jr., Dunlap NE: Value of M. tuberculosis fingerprinting as a tool in a rural state surveillance program.  Chest 120:1877-1882, 2001.

Dunlap NE: The use of RFLP as a tool for tuberculosis control: utility or futility?.  Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4(12):S134-138, 2000.

Dunlap NE, Bass J, Fujiwara P, Hopewell P, Horsburgh R, Salfinger S, Simone P: Diagnostic Standards and classification of tuberculosis in adults and children.  Am J Respir Crit Care Med 161:1376-1395, 2000.

Kimerling ME, Barker JT, Bruce F, Brook NL, Dunlap NE: Preventable childhood tuberculosis in Alabama:  Implications and opportunity.  Pediatrics 105(4):E53, 2000.

Benjamin WH, Jr., Lok KH, Harris R,Brooks N, Bond L, Mulcahy D, Robinson N, Pruitt V, Kirkpatrick D, Kimerling ME, Dunlap NE: Identification of a contaminating Mycobacterium tuberculosis strain with a transposition of an IS6110 insertion element resulting in an altered spoligotype.  J Clin Microbiol 37(3): 1092-1096, 2001.

Haydel SE, Dunlap NE, Benjaumin WH Jr.: In vitro evidence of two-component system phosphorylation between the Mycobacterium tuberculosis TrcR/TrcS proteins.  Microbial Pathogenesis 26(4):195-206, 1999.

Kimerling ME, Shakes CF, Carlisle R, Lok KH, Benjamin WH Jr., Dunlap NE: Spot sputum screening: Evaluation of an intervention in two homeless shelters.  Int. J. Tuberc. Lung Dis. 3(7):613-619, 1999.

Kimerling ME, Benjamin WH Jr, Lok K, Curtis G, Dunlap NE: Restriction fragment length polymorphism (RFLP) screening of MTB Isolates: Population surveillance for targeting disease transmission in a community.  Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:655-662, 1998.

Kimerling ME, Phillips P, Patterson P, Hall M, Robinson CA, Dunlap NE: Low serum antimycobacterial drug levels in non-HIV-infected tuberculosis patients.  Chest 113:1178-1183, 1998.

Hafner R, Cohn JA, Wright DJ, Dunlap NE, Egorin MJ, Enama ME, Muth K, Peloquin CA, Heifets LB: Early bactericidal activity of isoniazid in pulmonary tuberculosis.  Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 156:918-23, 1997.

Maupin K, Dunlap NE: Tuberculosis:  A primary care perspective.  Comprehensive Therapy 22(11):744-749, 1996.

Ridgeway AL, Warner GS, Phillips P, Forshag MS, McGiffin DC, Harden JW, Harris RH, Benjamin WH Jr., Zorn G, and Dunlap NE: Transmission of Mycobacterium tuberculosis to recipients of single lung transplants from the same donor.  Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 153:1166-8, 1996.

Dunlap NE, Harris R, Benjamin W Jr, Harden J, Hafner D: Laboratory contamination of M. tuberculosis (MTB) cultures.  Am. J. Respir. Crit. Care Med. 152:1702-1704, 1995.

Bell DSH, Grizzle WE, Dunlap NE: Neisidioblastosis causing reversal of insulin-dependent diabetes and development of hyperinsulinemic hypoglycemia .  Diabetes Care 8:1379-1380, 1995.

Kimerling ME, Vaughn ES, Dunlap NE: Childhood tuberculosis in Alabama: Epidemiology of disease and indicators of program effectiveness, 1983-1993.  .  Pediatr Infect Dis J 14:678-84, 1995.

Dunlap NE: Immunological Aspects of Tuberculosis.  EOS - Journal of Immunology and Immunopharmacology XV:87-91, 1995.

Dunlap NE: Treatment of tuberculosis in the era of multidrug resistance.  AL Epidemiology Report 8:1, 1994.

Dunlap NE, Kimerling ME: Drug-resistant Tuberculosis in adults - Implications for healthcare workers.  Infectious Agents and Disease. 3:245-255, 1994.

Dunlap NE, Benjamin WH Jr., Briles DE: The Intracellular nature of Salmonella infection during the early stages of mouse typhoid..  Immunol Ser 60:303-12, 1994.

Dunlap  NE, Ballinger S,  Reed T, Christian JC, Koopman WJ, Briles DE: The use of monozygotic and dizygotic twins to estimate the effects of inheritance on the levels of immunoglobulin isotypes and antibodies to phosphocholine.  Clin Immun Immunopathol 66(2):176-180, 1993.

Dunlap NE, Benjamin, WH, Jr., Berry AK, Eldridge JH,  Briles DE: A "safe- site" for  Salmonella typhimurium is within splenic polymorphonuclear cells.  Microbial Pathogenesis 13:181-190, 1992.

Dunlap NE, McCall RD, J. Benjamin WH Jr, Forman C, Tilden AB, Briles DE: The "safe-site" for Salmonella typhimurium is within splenic cells during the early phase of infection in mice.  Microbial Pathogenesis 10:297-310, 1991.

Dunlap NE: Dissertation.  A "safe site" for Salmonella typhimurium is within splenic polymorphonuclear cells during the early phase of infection in mice, 1991.

Dunlap NE, Tilden AB: T helper/inducer (CD4+) cells prestimulated with PPD induce monoctes to produce interleukin-1beta.  J Leukoc Biol 49(6):542-7, 1991.

Dunlap NE, Bailey WC: Corticosteroids in asthma.  Clinical Digest Series, 1990.

Dunlap NE, Lane VG, Cloud GA, Tilden AB: Natural killer (NK) and  lymphokine activated killer (LAK) activity in patients with bronchogenic carcinoma.  Cancer 66:1499-1504, 1990.

Dunlap NE, Bailey WC: The use of corticosteroids in asthma.  So. Medical Journal 83:428-432, 1990.