Kelly Dooley, MD






CRS Leader


Dr. Dooley is an Associate Professor of Medicine, Pharmacology, and Molecular Sciences at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, with appointments in the Divisions of Clinical Pharmacology and Infectious Diseases. She is also a faculty member at the Center for Clinical Global Health Education.

Dr. Dooley has an HIV outpatient practice and attends on the inpatient HIV service. Her research focuses on tuberculosis therapeutics with an emphasis on Phase I or II clinical trials of new or existing TB drugs and treatment of HIV/TB co-infection. She is Principal Investigator or Protocol Chair for several clinical trials involving TB drugs for drug-sensitive TB or drug-resistant TB and involved in the scientific committees of the Tuberculosis Trials Consortium, AIDS Clinical Trials Group, and IMPAACT networks. She has a special interest in optimizing TB drugs for special populations, including children and pregnant women.

Dr. Dooley received her MD from Duke University, and completed residency training in internal medicine and an infectious diseases fellowship at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases.

  • Vice-chair, ACTG Tuberculosis TSG (Dec 2017-Nov 2019)
  • Chair, ACTG TB Meningitis Working Group (Aug 2017)
  • Member, ACTG Tuberculosis TSG and IMPAACT TB Scientific Committee (Dec 2015)
  • Pharmacologist, Tuberculosis Transformative Science Group (Dec 2015-17)
  • Protocol vice-chair, IMPAACT P2005
  • Protocol vice-chair, ACTG 5384
  • Protocol co-chair, ACTG 5343, ACTG 5312
  • Protocol vice chair IMPAACT 2001
  • Protocol Team Member ACTG 5338, ACTG 5300, IMPAACT 1108, 5349, 5373
  • TB TSG Steering Committee 2017-present
  • Clinical Pharmacology Analytical Group (CPAG) 2015-present


Leadership Committees

Clinical Trials

The Pharmacokinetics, Safety and Acceptability of New...

PK, safety and acceptability data and practical guidance on the optimal dosing of new more child-friendly formulations of...

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A5288: MULTIOCTAVE, Management Using the Latest Technologies...

The study is being done to: test a strategy of using a resistance test to choose anti-HIV drugs. Resistance tests look at the...

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A5322: Long-Term Follow-up of Older HIV-infected Adults in...

The A5322 protocol is a long-term observational study, with a planned series of analyses of data to be collected from an...

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A5314: Effect of LDMTX on Inflammation in HIV-infected...

A5314 is a phase II randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled 36-week trial that will examine the safety and efficacy of...

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A5300/P2003: PHOENIx Feasibility Study

Study of MDR TB Cases and Their Household Contacts: Operational Feasibility to Inform PHOENIx Trial Design

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