Jared Baeten

Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Global Health
Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.



MD Medicine, University of Washington, 2003
PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2001
BA Chemistry, Religious Studies, Washington University, 1995



Office Box 359927
Ninth and Jefferson Building 12th Floor
908 Jefferson Street
Box 359927
Seattle, WA 98104


Dr. Baeten is Professor of Global Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology at the University of Washington. His research focuses on the prevention of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, including clinical trials of novel prevention interventions, epidemiologic studies of risk factors for HIV transmission, work at the interface of HIV prevention and reproductive health, and behavioral, translational, and implementation science research aimed at optimizing prevention delivery. He led the Partners PrEP Study and MTN-020/ASPIRE, randomized clinical trials that demonstrated the efficacy of oral tenofovir-based pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) and the dapivirine vaginal ring for protection against HIV acquisition; he also was part of the leadership of the ECHO Study, which examined HIV risk related to hormonal contraceptive use in a randomized trial. He is Co-Principal Investigator of the NIH-funded Microbicides Trials Network.

Research Interests

  • HIV/AIDS and other STDs
  • Women
  • Africa

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Trajectory of Viral RNA Load Among Persons With Incident SARS-CoV-2 G614 Infection (Wuhan Strain) in Association With COVID-19 Symptom Onset and Severity.
(2022 Jan 4)
JAMA Netw Open 5(1): e2142796
Stankiewicz Karita HC, Dong TQ, Johnston C, Neuzil KM, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kissinger PJ, Bershteyn A, Thorpe LE, Deming M, Kottkamp A, Laufer M, Landovitz RJ, Luk A, Hoffman R, Roychoudhury P, Magaret CA, Greninger AL, Huang ML, Jerome KR, Wener M, Celum C, Chu HY, Baeten JM, Wald A, Barnabas RV, Brown ER

"You are not a man": a multi-method study of trans stigma and risk of HIV and sexually transmitted infections among trans men in Uganda.
(2021 Dec)
J Int AIDS Soc 24(12): e25860
Mujugira A, Kasiita V, Bagaya M, Nakyanzi A, Bambia F, Nampewo O, Kamusiime B, Mugisha J, Nalumansi A, Twesigye CC, Muwonge TR, Baeten JM, Wyatt MA, Tsai AC, Ware NC, Haberer JE

Comparison of Female Genital Tract Cytokine and Microbiota Signatures Induced by Initiation of Intramuscular DMPA and NET-EN Hormonal Contraceptives - a Prospective Cohort Analysis.
Front Immunol 12(): 760504
Dabee S, Tanko RF, Brown BP, Bunjun R, Balle C, Feng C, Konstantinus IN, Jaumdally SZ, Onono M, Nair G, Palanee-Phillips T, Gill K, Baeten JM, Bekker LG, Passmore JS, Heffron R, Jaspan HB, Happel AU

Effect of HIV Self-Testing on PrEP Adherence among Gender Diverse Sex Workers in Uganda: A Randomized Trial.
(2021 Dec 23)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Mujugira A, Nakyanzi A, Nabaggala MS, Muwonge TR, Ssebuliba T, Bagaya M, Nampewo O, Sapiri O, Nyanzi KR, Bambia F, Nsubuga R, Serwadda DM, Ware NC, Baeten JM, Haberer JE

Mycobacterium tuberculosis-specific T cell responses are impaired during late pregnancy with elevated biomarkers of tuberculosis risk postpartum.
(2021 Dec 20)
J Infect Dis
Saha A, Escudero J, Layouni T, Richardson B, Hou S, Mugo N, Mujugira A, Celum C, Baeten JM, Lingappa J, John-Stewart GC, LaCourse SM, Shah JA

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