Affiliation: DGHI Faculty

Dennis A. Clements
Contact Info:
Office Location:  Room 116 Trent Hall
Office Phone:  (919) 684-7790
Email Address: send me a message

Teaching (Spring 2024):

Teaching (Fall 2024):


School of Medicine

Topical Interests:

Research Interests:

1) Vaccine Research - safety, tolerability, and immunogenicity.
2) Infectious Disease Epidemiology - otitis media, vaccine effectiveness.
3) Cost effectiveness of vaccination strategies.
4) Vaccine Effectiveness - Use in day care chldren primarily.
5) Latino health issues, medical spanish education.
6) Health Care Delivery Systems - contracting, business plans, access to care, management, finances

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Lee, PY; Matchar, DB; Clements, DA; Huber, J; Hamilton, JD; Peterson, ED, Economic analysis of influenza vaccination and antiviral treatment for healthy working adults., Ann Intern Med, vol. 137 no. 4 (August, 2002), pp. 225-231, ISSN 1539-3704 [12186512], [doi]  [abs]
  2. Clements, DA; Zaref, JI; Bland, CL; Walter, EB; Coplan, PM, Partial uptake of varicella vaccine and the epidemiological effect on varicella disease in 11 day-care centers in North Carolina., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, vol. 155 no. 4 (April, 2001), pp. 455-461, ISSN 1072-4710 [11296072], [doi]  [abs]
  3. Walter, EB; Hornick, RB; Poland, GA; Tucker, R; Bland, CL; Clements, DA; Rhamstine, CC; Jacobson, RM; Brown, L; Gress, JO; Harris, KE; Wiens, BL; Nalin, DR, Concurrent administration of inactivated hepatitis A vaccine with immune globulin in healthy adults., Vaccine, vol. 17 no. 11-12 (March, 1999), pp. 1468-1473, ISSN 0264-410X [10195783], [doi]  [abs]
  4. Walter, EB; Simmons, SS; Bland, CL; Clements, DA, Modified varicella-like syndrome in children previously vaccinated with live attenuated measles, mumps, rubella and varicella vaccine., Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 16 no. 6 (June, 1997), pp. 626-627, ISSN 0891-3668 [9194116], [doi]
  5. Clements, DA; Weigle, KA; Gilbert, GL, A case-control study examining risk factors for invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in Victoria, Australia 1988-90., Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health, vol. 31 no. 6 (December, 1995), pp. 513-518, ISSN 1034-4810 [8924302], [doi]  [abs]
  6. Clements, DA; Armstrong, CB; Ursano, AM; Moggio, MM; Walter, EB; Wilfert, CM, Over five-year follow-up of Oka/Merck varicella vaccine recipients in 465 infants and adolescents., Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 14 no. 10 (October, 1995), pp. 874-879, ISSN 0891-3668 [8584315], [doi]  [abs]
  7. Clements, DA; Langdon, L; Bland, C; Walter, E, Influenza A vaccine decreases the incidence of otitis media in 6- to 30-month-old children in day care., Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, vol. 149 no. 10 (October, 1995), pp. 1113-1117, ISSN 1072-4710 [7550814], [doi]  [abs]
  8. Clements, DA; Booy, R; Dagan, R; Gilbert, GL; Moxon, ER; Slack, MP; Takala, A; Zimmermann, HP; Zuber, PL; Eskola, J, Comparison of the epidemiology and cost of Haemophilus influenzae type b disease in five western countries., Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, vol. 12 no. 5 (May, 1993), pp. 362-367, ISSN 0891-3668 [8327294], [doi]  [abs]
  9. Clements, DA; Guise, IA; MacInnes, SJ; Gilbert, GL, Haemophilus influenzae type b infections in Victoria, Australia, 1985-1989., The Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 165 Suppl 1 (June, 1992), pp. S33-S34, ISSN 0022-1899 [1588171], [doi]
  10. Takala, AK; Clements, DA, Socioeconomic risk factors for invasive Haemophilus influenzae type b disease., The Journal of Infectious Diseases, vol. 165 Suppl 1 (June, 1992), pp. S11-S15, ISSN 0022-1899 [1588138], [doi]  [abs]
  11. Clements, DA; Wilfert, CM; MacCormack, JN; Weigle, KA; Denny, FW, Pertussis immunization in eight-month-old children in North Carolina., American Journal of Public Health, vol. 80 no. 6 (June, 1990), pp. 734-736, ISSN 0090-0036 [2343966], [doi]  [abs]

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