Physician Education: Bridging Clinical Research and Patient Care

Faculty Profile

Fellow in Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine
The University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL

Topics of Professional Interest:
  • The use of technology in medical education
  • Primary care of the HIV-infected patient
  • HIV care and treatment in resource-limited settings
Current Professional Summary:

Dr McCollum recently returned (May 2010) from the southern African country of Swaziland, where he worked for 4 years with Baylor College of Medicine’s International Pediatric AIDS Initiative (BIPAI). He is now in his second year of an adult clinical infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr McCollum is currently serving as the fellow web editor of the IAS–USA Cases on the Web program, in addition to other clinical and educational responsibilities.

Committees and Organizations:
  • Member, Infectious Diseases Society of America
Honors and Awards:
  • Alpha Omega Alpha, University of Mississippi School of Medicine
  • Rhodes College, BA, Biology (1997)
  • University of Mississippi School of Medicine, MD (2002)
  • University of Texas Southwestern, Resident in Internal Medicine (2005)
Selected Publications:
  1. Wanless RS, Kabue M, Kazembe P, Mohapi E, Thahane L, Devlin A, Hailu NS, McCollum D, N. Calles N, Schutze G, Kline M, Mizwa M. Mortality and ART efficacy outcomes in children < 12 years on ART in Lesotho, Swaziland and Malawi. [Abstract TUPDB202.] 18th International AIDS Conference. July 18-23, 2010; Vienna, Austria.
  2. Mareverwa J, Bhembe B, Kamiru H, Shabangu P, Kim J, Mccollum A, Mccollum D, Sibandze M, Mahuma O, Adler M, Amzel A, Pittman R, Henderson F. Impact of task-shifting and joint efforts in the provision of care and antiretroviral treatment to infants and children in a resource constrained setting. [Abstract LBPE1151.] 17th International AIDS Conference. August 3-8, 2008; Mexico City, Mexico.