Anna K. Person, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Program Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program


Infectious Diseases


M.D. - George Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri

B.A. - Macalester College, Saint Paul, Minnesota



Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center

Anna K. Person, M.D.

Clinical Interest 

Areas of Expertise

  • General Infectious Diseases
  • HIV Prevention, Including Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)
  • Infectious Disease
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Health
  • Transgender Health


Vanderbilt Health-One Hundred Oaks
Vanderbilt Comprehensive Care Clinic
719 Thompson Lane
Suite 37189
Nashville, TN 37204

Honors and Awards 

Outstanding Fellow Award, Division of Infectious Diseases, 2011

Finalist, National Merit Scholar - 1996

Selected for Medical Education in Cooperation with Cuba Program (MEDICC) for 1 month study in Cuba – 2002

Elected to Duke University Internal Medicine Residency Council – 2006 – 2008

Assistant Chief Resident, Duke University Internal Medicine Residency Program – 2008

IDsa Travel Award for 47th Annual Meeting, Philadelphia – 2009

Five-Star Provider Patient Satisfaction Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2012

Nominated, Housestaff Teaching Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center- 2012

Five-Star Provider Patient Satisfaction Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2013

The Candle Award, Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2013

"Top Ten Favorite Faculty," Vanderbitl Internal Medicine Residents, Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2013


Ghiam MK, Rebeiro PF, Turner M, Rogers WB, Bebawy SS, Raffanti SP, Person AK, Pettit AC. Trends in HIV Continuum of Care Outcomes over Ten Years of Follow-Up at a Large HIV Primary Medical Home in the Southeastern United StatesAIDS Res. Hum. Retroviruses [print-electronic]. 2017 Jun 6/26/2017; PMID: 28462622, DOI: 10.1089/AID.2017.0016, ISSN: 1931-8405. 

Rebeiro PF, Ivey KS, Craig KS, Hulgan T, Huaman MA, Nash R, Raffanti S, Equakun KA, Person AKNew Faces of HIV Infection: Age, Race, and Timing of Entry into HIV Care in the Southeastern United StatesJ Int Assoc Provid AIDS Care [print-electronic]. 2016 Dec; 16(4): 347-52. PMID: 28560901, DOI: 10.1177/2325957417710719, ISSN: 2325-9582. 

Crabtree-Ramírez B, Caro-Vega Y, Shepherd BE, Grinsztejn B, Wolff M, Cortes CP, Padgett D, Carriquiry G, Fink V, Jayathilake K, Person AK, McGowan C, Sierra-Madero J, . Time to HAART Initiation after Diagnosis and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in Patients with AIDS in Latin AmericaPLoS ONE. 2016; 11(6): e0153921. PMID: 27271083, PMCID: PMC4896474, PII: PONE-D-15-50243, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153921, ISSN: 1932-6203. 

Person AK, Pettit AC, Sterling TR. Diagnosis and treatment of latent tuberculosis infection: an updateCurr Respir Care Rep. 2013 Dec; 2(4): 199-207. PMID: 25298921, PMCID: PMC4185413, DOI: 10.1007/s13665-013-0064-y, ISSN: 2161-332X. 

Person AK, Sterling TR. Treatment of latent tuberculosis infection in HIV: shorter or longer?Curr HIV/AIDS Rep. 2012 Sep; 9(3): 259-66. PMID: 22581360, PMCID: PMC3410968, DOI: 10.1007/s11904-012-0120-1, ISSN: 1548-3576. 

Person AK, Hicks CB. Pre-exposure prophylaxis--one more tool for HIV preventionCurr. HIV Res. 2012 Mar; 10(2): 117-22. PMID: 22329517, PII: CHIVR-EPUB-20120202-001, ISSN: 1873-4251. 



Infectious Diseases, Duke University Medical Center


Internal Medicine, Duke University Medical Center