Rebecca A Dillingham

Rebecca A Dillingham, MD

Infectious Diseases and International Health
Primary Location:
Ryan White HIV Clinic

Elevator D, Fifth Floor, Hospital Drive Entrance

1300 Jefferson Park Ave.

Charlottesville, VA 22903



ABMS Certification:
Internal Medicine, 2002
Research Interests:

Mobile-based technologies to improve chronic care, enteric infections, global health education

Clinical Practice:
Meningitis (Bacterial and Viral)- Pediatric, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis C, HIV & AIDS, Influenza, Lyme Disease, Onychomycosis, Bone Infection (Osteomyelitis), Tuberculosis (TB), Genital Warts, Pneumonia, MRSA, Infectious Diseases, STD Testing



Rebecca Dillingham, MD, MPH, is a physician and clinical researcher who specializes in treating patients living with HIV. She sees patients at the Ryan White Clinic at UVA and directs a clinic that serves patients co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) as well as HCV mono-infected patients. Her research focuses on innovative mobile strategies to improve disease outcomes in HIV and other chronic conditions.

Dr. Dillingham grew up in Missouri and now lives in Charlottesville with her husband and two children. She earned her bachelor’s in history and science from Harvard/Radcliffe College, and her medical degree summa cum laude from the University of Missouri, Columbia. She came to UVA in 1999 for an internship and residency in internal medicine, followed by a fellowship in infectious disease. She joined the faculty in 2006, and earned a Master of Public Health in 2007.

Since 2012, Dr. Dillingham has directed the Center for Global Health at UVA. The center supports UVA students, faculty and community members as they explore and address health inequities. 

  • 2012 Selected as the Young Internist of the Year by Virginiaâ??s chapter of the American College of Physicians.
  • 2011 Selected as a Participant in the NIH-Sponsored mHealth Winter Institute. National Harbor, MD.
  • 2011 Excellence in Teaching Award. Department on Medicine. University of Virginia.           
  • 2011 Womenâ??s Center Distinguished Service Award. University of Virginia.
  • 2011 Selected as Class Marshal by the UVa School of Medicine Class of 2011.
  • 2010 Outstanding Faculty Speaker. University of Virginia Office of Engagement.
  • 2010 Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award.
  • 2009 Fellow of the American College of Physicians.
  • 2009 Michael F. Rein Award for Teaching Excellence. Department of Medicine. University of Virginia.
  • 2009 Invited to represent UVa SOM at the AAMC Early Career Women Faculty Professional Development Seminar.
  • 2009 Selected as a Class Marshal by the UVa School of Medicine Class of 2009.
  • 2008 Deanâ??s Award for Teaching Excellence. UVa School of Medicine.
  • 2008 Inducted into the UVa SOM Academy of Distinguished Educators.
  • 2008 Nominated by the UVa medical students as the School of Medicineâ??s Candidate for the AAMC Humanism in Medicine Award
  • 2007 Recognition by the Lantern Society as a Role Model for Women at UVa.
  • 2007 Excellence in Teaching Award. Department of Medicine. University of Virginia.
  • 2007 Certificate of Appreciation from Haitian Ministry of Health (for work on Haitian National HIV Training Curriculum)
  • 2006 Seven Society 16th Annual Monticello Dinner Series Honoree. University of Virginia.
  • 2006 Young Investigator Award. Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections 2006.
  • 2002 All-University Graduate Teaching Assistant Teaching Award.  University of Virginia.
  • 2002 UVA School of Medicine Resident Teaching Award.
  • 1999 Alpha Omega Alpha, Medical Honor Society.
  • 1998 ACP Award for Excellence in Physical Diagnosis.


University of Missouri, 1999
Internal Medicine, University of Virginia
Infectious Diseases, University of Virginia