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
Seattle, WA


Dr. Dombrowski is a King K. Holmes Endowed Professor and 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)

A public health approach to monitoring HIV with resistance to HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis.
PLoS One 17(8): e0272958
Buskin SE, Lechtenberg RJ, Slaughter FA, Herbeck JT, Kerani RP, Golden MR, Dombrowski JC

Etiologies of Proctitis at a Sexual Health Clinic in Seattle, Washington From 2011 to 2021.
(2022 Dec 1)
Sex Transm Dis 49(12): 860-862
Kumbhakar R, Barbee LA, Berzkalns A, Herrmann S, Ramchandani MS, Golden MR, Dombrowski JC

Characterization of Patients Seeking Care at a Sexual Health Clinic Who Report Engaging in Exchange Sex.
(2022 Oct 1)
Sex Transm Dis 49(10): 719-725
Bole M, Khosropour CM, Glick SN, Barbee LA, Golden MR, Dhanireddy S, Dombrowski JC

Contraceptive use among cisgender women with bacterial sexually transmitted infections: A cross-sectional study.
(2022 Aug)
Int J STD AIDS 33(9): 864-872
Blain M, Micks E, Dombrowski J, Balkus JE, Barbee L

Comprehensive Process Mapping and Qualitative Interviews to Inform Implementation of Rapid Linkage to HIV Care Programs in a Mid-Sized Urban Setting in the Southern United States.
(2022 Jul 1)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 90(S1): S56-S64
Pettit AC, Pichon LC, Ahonkhai AA, Robinson C, Randolph B, Gaur A, Stubbs A, Summers NA, Truss K, Brantley M, Devasia R, Teti M, Gimbel S, Dombrowski JC

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