Nate K Copeland


Major, Army

Department of Primary Appointment:
School of Medicine
Deputy Chief, Clinical Trials Center
Location: Other Location
Research Interests:
Leishmaniasis, malaria, tropical medicine, global health
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2003-07 - Bachelor of Science in Pre-medicine from Bob Jones University, Greenville, SC
2007-11 - Doctor of Medicine from University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
2011-14 - Internship and residency in Internal Medicine, Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI
2014-17 - Fellowship in Infectious Diseases, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, MD
2016-17 - Master of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the Uniformed Services University, Bethesda, MD

Career Highlights: Positions, Projects, Deployements, Awards and Additional Publications

2007-2011 - Medical school at University of Illinois at Chicago

2011-2017 - Internal Medicine residency (Tripler) and Infectious Disease fellowship (Walter Reed)

2017-c - Deputy Chief, Clinical Trials Center, Walter Reed Army Institute of Research; investigator on multiple clinical trials (malaria, Zika, dengue, Marburg, HIV, etc.)

Representative Bibliography

Copeland NK, Arora NS, and Ferguson TM. Mycobacterium haemophilum masquerading as leprosy in a renal transplant patient. Case Rep Dermatol Med. 2013;2013:793127.

Copeland NK, Palmer WM, Bienfang PK. Ciguatera fish poisoning in Hawai’i and the Pacific. Hawaii J Med Public Health. 2014 Nov;73(11 Suppl 2):24-7.

Copeland NK, Aronson NE. Leishmaniasis: treatment updates and clinical practice guidelines review. Curr Opin Infect Dis. 2015 Oct;28(5):426-37.

Meyers M, Behm N, Brown E, Copeland NK, Sklar MJ. An adverse drug reaction to trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole revealing primary HIV: a case report and literature review. Case Rep Infect Dis. 2015;2015:691010.

Copeland NK, Decker CF. Other sexually transmitted diseases chancroid and donovanosis. Dis Mon. 2016 Aug;62(8):306-13.