Judith Wasserheit MD, MPH

Epidemiology , Translation , Clinical Trials , Longitudinal Studies , Prevention (Early Detection) , Policy , Infectious Disease , HIV


Dr. Wasserheit has had extensive experience in sexually transmitted disease (STD) and HIV research, policy development, and program implementation both in the United States and in developing countries. Some of her current research interests include: examining the effects of co-infection such as sexually transmitted infections, malaria, TB, and HCV on HIV acquisition and transmission; designing and evaluating combination HIV prevention packages for sub-Saharan Africa; developing and evaluating multi-component interventions to reduce STDs, HIV, and pregnancy among women and adolescents, and developing and evaluating approaches to adaptation to climate change to reduce the impact on human health.


University of Washington School of Public Health Global Health Professor and Chair
University of Washington School of Medicine Allergy and Infectious Disease Professor
Fred Hutch Vaccine and Infectious Disease Affiliate Investigator