Christina Muzny MD, MPH
Dr. Christina Muzny obtained her medical degree at the Texas A&M University Health Sciences Center College of Medicine. She subsequently completed an internal medicine residency and an infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center prior to joining the infectious diseases faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) in 2010. She has since obtained a Masters of Science in Public Health (Epidemiology) at the UAB School of Public Health.
Her clinical and research interests focus on the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV and sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in women, specifically vaginal infections including bacterial vaginosis (BV) and trichomoniasis. Dr. Muzny currently has R01 funding from NIAID to study the pathogenesis of BV in women. She has also recently participated in multiple clinical trials regarding use of 5-nitroimidazoles, including secnidazole, for the treatment of vaginal trichomoniasis in women.
Dr. Muzny is a tenured Associate Professor in the Division of Infectious Diseases at UAB with a secondary appointment in the UAB Department of Epidemiology. She is a medical consultant for the 2021 CDC STI Treatment Guidelines as well as a teaching faculty for the Southeast STD/HIV Prevention Training Center and an Associate Scientist for the UAB Center for AIDS Research.