Associate Professor
Medicine-Internal Medicine

MEMPHIS TN 381632116
Tel: (615) 284-2522


  • Board Cert., East Tennessee State University Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program, Infectious Diseases
  • Board Cert., University of Tennessee/Baptist Hospital, Nashville Internal Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine
  • M.D., East Tennessee State University - Johnson City, TN, Medicine
  • B.S., Belmont University - Nashville, TN, Chemistry


  1. Self, WH, Balk, RA, Grijalva, CG, Williams, DJ, Zhu, Y, Anderson, EJ, Waterer, GW, Courtney, DM, Bramley, AM, Trabue, C, Fakhran, S, Blaschke, AJ, Jain, S, Edwards, KM, Wunderink, RG. Procalcitonin as a Marker of Etiology in Adults Hospitalized with Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis, 2017.
  2. Wolff, BJ, Bramley, AM, Thurman, KA, Whitney, CG, Whitaker, B, Self, WH, Arnold, SR, Trabue, C, Wunderink, RG, McCullers, J, Edwards, KM, Jain, S, Winchell, JM. Improved Detection of Respiratory Pathogens by Use of High-Quality Sputum with TaqMan Array Card Technology. J Clin Microbiol, 55 (1), 110-121, 2017.
  3. Self, WH, Grijalva, CG, Williams, DJ, Woodworth, A, Balk, RA, Fakhran, S, Zhu, Y, Courtney, DM, Chappell, J, Anderson, EJ, Qi, C, Waterer, GW, Trabue, C, Bramley, AM, Jain, S, Edwards, KM, Wunderink, RG. Procalcitonin as an Early Marker of the Need for Invasive Respiratory or Vasopressor Support in Adults With Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Chest, 150 (4), 819-828, 2016.
  4. Self, WH, Wunderink, RG, Williams, DJ, Zhu, Y, Anderson, EJ, Balk, RA, Fakhran, SS, Chappell, JD, Casimir, G, Courtney, DM, Trabue, C, Waterer, GW, Bramley, A, Magill, S, Jain, S, Edwards, KM, Grijalva, CG. Staphylococcus aureus Community-acquired Pneumonia: Prevalence, Clinical Characteristics, and Outcomes. Clin Infect Dis, 63 (3), 300-9, 2016.
  5. Havers, F, Bramley, AM, Finelli, L, Reed, C, Self, WH, Trabue, C, Fakhran, S, Balk, R, Courtney, DM, Girard, TD, Anderson, EJ, Grijalva, CG, Edwards, KM, Wunderink, RG, Jain, S. Statin Use and Hospital Length of Stay Among Adults Hospitalized With Community-acquired Pneumonia. Clin Infect Dis, 62 (12), 1471-8, 2016.
  6. Grijalva, CG, Wunderink, RG, Zhu, Y, Williams, DJ, Balk, R, Fakhran, S, Courtney, DM, Anderson, EJ, Qi, C, Trabue, C, Pavia, AT, Moore, MR, Jain, S, Edwards, KM, Self, WH. In-Hospital Pneumococcal Polysaccharide Vaccination Is Associated With Detection of Pneumococcal Vaccine Serotypes in Adults Hospitalized for Community-Acquired Pneumonia. Open Forum Infect Dis, 2 (4), ofv135, 2015.
  7. Jain, S, Self, WH, Wunderink, RG, Fakhran, S, Balk, R, Bramley, AM, Reed, C, Grijalva, CG, Anderson, EJ, Courtney, DM, Chappell, JD, Qi, C, Hart, EM, Carroll, F, Trabue, C, Donnelly, HK, Williams, DJ, Zhu, Y, Arnold, SR, Ampofo, K, Waterer, GW, Levine, M, Lindstrom, S, Winchell, JM, Katz, JM, Erdman, D, Schneider, E, Hicks, LA, McCullers, JA, Pavia, AT, Edwards, KM, Finelli, L, ,. Community-Acquired Pneumonia Requiring Hospitalization among U.S. Adults. N Engl J Med, 373 (5), 415-27, 2015.
  8. Trabue, C, Pearman, R, Doering, T. Pyogenic brain and lung abscesses due to Streptococcus intermedius. J Gen Intern Med, 29 (2), 407, 2014.
  9. Doering, T, Harwell, S, Fassler, C, Burr, K, Hewitt, S, Trabue, C. An interventional pilot study on obesity among low-income patients using a computer-based weight management module. J Community Hosp Intern Med Perspect, 3 (1), 2013.
  10. Tyler, A, DeVier, M, Carpenter, C, Carr, M, Trabue, C. Successful treatment of pulmonary blastomycosis in a pregnant woman using itraconazole. Ann Pharmacother, 47 (3), 425-6, 2013.
  11. Verma, K, McNabb, PC, Kurtz, W, Green, J, Trabue, CH. Fusobacterium nucleatum prosthetic hip infection in an adult with sickle cell-beta thalassemia. Infection, 2011.
  12. Doering, T, Hagenau C, Trabue CH. Cerebral Amyloid Angiopathy: An Underrecognized Cause of Hemorrhagic Stroke in the Elderly. Clinical Geriatrics, 19 (3), 2011.
  13. Yassin, AF, Lombardi, SJ, Fortunato, SJ, McNabb, PC, Carr, MB, Trabue, CH. Perinatal sepsis caused by Williamsia serinedens infection in a 31-year-old pregnant woman. J Clin Microbiol, 48 (7), 2626-9, 2010.
  14. Trabue, CH, Bloch, KC, Myers, JW, Moorman, JP. Case report and literature review: HHV-6-associated meningoencephalitis in an immunocompetent adult. Herpes, 15 (2), 33-5, 2008.
  15. Yao, ZQ, Prayther, D, Trabue, C, Dong, ZP, Moorman, J. Differential regulation of SOCS-1 signalling in B and T lymphocytes by hepatitis C virus core protein. Immunology, 125 (2), 197-207, 2008.
  16. Patel, PD, Trabue, CH, Myers, JW, Sarubbi, FA, Moorman, JP. Lingering lesions. Am J Med, 121 (8), 691-2, 2008.
  17. King, E, Trabue, C, Yin, D, Yao, ZQ, Moorman, JP. Hepatitis C: the complications of immune dysfunction. Expert Rev Clin Immunol, 3 (2), 145-57, 2007.