Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Professor, Laboratory Medicine
Head of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division, School of Medicine, University of Washington
EducationMD Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, 1985
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1994
BA Comparative Religion, Wesleyan University, 1979
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Dr. Wald's current research centers on the epidemiology and natural history of chronic viral infections in immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. She is also working on clinical trials of antiviral therapeutics and prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines for viral pathogens. Other ongoing studies address the interaction between sexually transmitted infections and microbiome.
In The News
HPV vaccine is safe, effective method of protection for HIV-positive youth in Africa
UW School of Public Health News, 10/23/2018
HPV vaccine is safe, effective for HIV-positive African youth
SPH News, 10/23/2018
Is there a cure for herpes? Nope, and there may never be one
Men's Health, 09/28/2018