Paul Drain

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



MD Medicine (MD), University of Washington, 2007
MPH Epidemiology and International Health, University of Washington, 2001
BA Microbiology, Miami University (Ohio), 1996



Box 359927
325 Ninth Ave
Seattle, WA 98104

Research Interests

  • Infectious diseases
  • Improve the diagnosis and treatment for tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV-related opportunistic infections

Recent Publications (PubMed)

A pragmatic randomized trial of home-based testing for COVID-19 in rural Native American and Latino communities: Protocol for the "Protecting our Communities" study.
(2022 Jun 9)
Contemp Clin Trials 119(): 106820
Thompson MJ, Drain PK, Gregor CE, Hassell LA, Ko LK, Lyon V, Ahmed S, Bishop S, Dupuis V, Garza L, Lambert AA, Rowe C, Warne T, Webber E, Westbroek W, Adams AK

Screening for SARS-CoV-2 in close contacts of individuals with confirmed infection: performance and operational considerations.
(2022 May 20)
J Infect Dis
Zobrist S, Oliveira-Silva M, Vieira AM, Bansil P, Gerth-Guyette E, Leader BT, Golden A, Slater H, de Lucena Cruz CD, Garbin E, Sagalovsky M, Pal S, Gupta V, Wolansky L, Vieira Dall'Acqua DS, Naveca GF, do Nascimento VA, Villalobos Salcedo JM, Drain PK, Tavares Costa AD, Domingo GJ, Pereira D

Rapid Diagnostic Testing for SARS-CoV-2. Reply.
(2022 Apr 28)
N Engl J Med 386(17): e47
Drain PK

HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis adherence test using reverse transcription isothermal amplification inhibition assay.
(2022 Mar 31)
Anal Methods 14(13): 1361-1370
Zhang JY, Zhang Y, Bender AT, Sullivan BP, Olanrewaju AO, Lillis L, Boyle D, Drain PK, Posner JD

Performance of anterior nares and tongue swabs for nucleic acid, Nucleocapsid, and Spike antigen testing for detecting SARS-CoV-2 against nasopharyngeal PCR and viral culture.
(2022 Apr)
Int J Infect Dis 117(): 287-294
MontaƱo MA, Bemer MJ, Heller KB, Meisner A, Marfatia Z, Rechkina EA, Padgett LR, Ahls CL, Rains D, Hao L, Hsiang TY, Cangelosi GA, Greninger AL, Cantera JL, Golden A, Peck RB, Boyle DS, Gale M Jr, Drain PK

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