Julia Dombrowski

Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.



MD Duke University, 2004
MPH Public Health, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), 2002



Box 359777


Dr. Dombrowski is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases. She practices at Harborview Medical Center, and specializes in HIV and STD care. She received her medical degree from Duke University and her public health degree from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. She completed internal medicine residency training at the University of California, San Francisco and infectious diseases fellowship training at the University of Washington. Dr. Dombrowski is an attending physician at the Madison Clinic at Harborview and deputy director of the Public Health-Seattle & King County HIV/STD Program.

Research Interests

  • Improving HIV/STD clinical service delivery
  • Public health aspects of HIV/STD
  • Intersection of substance use disorders and HIV/STD

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Should Patients Who Receive Postexposure Prophylaxis After Sexual Assault Be Considered for Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV?
(2021 May 1)
AMA J Ethics 23(5): E388-393
Blain M, Dombrowski JC

Changing Patterns of Sexual Behavior and HIV/STI among Men who Have Sex with Men in Seattle, 2002 to 2018.
(2021 Mar 23)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Khosropour CM, Dombrowski JC, Barbee LA, Kerani RP, Berzkalns A, Golden MR

Doxycycline Versus Azithromycin for the Treatment of Rectal Chlamydia in Men Who Have Sex With Men: A Randomized Controlled Trial
(2021 Feb 19)
Clin Infect Dis
Dombrowski JC, Wierzbicki MR, Newman LM, Powell JA, Miller A, Dithmer D, Soge OO, Mayer KH

Population-Level Effectiveness of HIV Pre-exposure Prophylaxis Among MSM and Transgender Persons With Bacterial Sexually Transmitted Infections.
(2021 Jun 1)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 87(2): 769-775
Pagkas-Bather J, Khosropour CM, Golden MR, Thibault C, Dombrowski JC

Age and gender-specific hepatitis C continuum of care and predictors of direct acting antiviral treatment among persons who inject drugs in Seattle, Washington.
(2021 Mar 1)
Drug Alcohol Depend 220(): 108525
Corcorran MA, Tsui JI, Scott JD, Dombrowski JC, Glick SN

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