Carey Farquhar

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



MD Harvard University, 1994
MPH University of Washington, 2001



Box 359909
Ninth & Jefferson Building
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104


Dr. Carey Farquhar, MD, MPH, is a professor at the University of Washington in the Departments of Global Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology. Dr. Farquhar is also the Vice Dean for Education in the School of Public Health at the University of Washington. She received her MD at Harvard Medical School. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious disease at the University of Washington, where she also earned a Masters in Public Health. She mentors US and Kenyan trainees and currently conducts research in Kenya on HIV testing and partner notification services, HIV and HCV diagnosis and access to treatment among persons who inject drugs, and non-communicable diseases among persons living with HIV.

She has published more than 210 peer-reviewed papers and is Director of the UW Kenya Research and Training Center and the International AIDS Research and Training Program (IARTP).  Dr. Farquhar teaches two courses in the School of Public Health -- HIV: A Multidisciplinary Approach and  Responsible Conduct of Research: Global and Local.   In addition, she sees patients one half-day per week at Madison Clinic and attends on the wards at Harborview Medical Center.

Research Interests

AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Passively Acquired Constant Region 5-Specific Antibodies Associated With Improved Survival in Infants Who Acquire Human Immunodeficiency Virus.
(2023 Jul)
Open Forum Infect Dis 10(7): ofad316
Yaffe ZA, Sung K, Bosire R, Farquhar C, Ngacha DM, Lohman-Payne B, Nduati R, John-Stewart G, Matsen FA 4th, Overbaugh J

National and international programmatic perspective on facilitators and barriers for Sudan's health sector response on female genital mutilation (2016-2018): a qualitative study.
(2023 Jun 14)
BMJ Open 13(6): e070138
Ahmed W, Adam A, Puttkammer N, Gloyd S, Farquhar C

"I feel good because I have saved their lives": Acceptability of assisted partner services among female index clients and male sexual partners in Kenya.
PLOS Glob Public Health 3(5): e0001842
Naughton B, Owuor M, Wamuti B, Katz DA, Sharma M, Liu W, Lagat H, Kariithi E, Mugambi M, Bosire R, Masyuko S, Farquhar C, Weiner BJ

Implementation fidelity to HIV assisted partner services (aPS) during scale-up in western Kenya: a convergent mixed methods study.
(2023 May 19)
BMC Health Serv Res 23(1): 511
Wamuti B, Owuor M, Liu W, Katz D, Lagat H, Otieno G, Kariithi E, Macharia P, Masyuko S, Mugambi M, Farquhar C, Weiner B

Real-world impact of integrating HIV assisted partner services into 31 facilities in Kenya: a single-arm, hybrid type 2 implementation-effectiveness study.
(2023 May)
Lancet Glob Health 11(5): e749-e758
Sharma M, Naughton B, Lagat H, Otieno G, Katz DA, Wamuti BM, Masyuko S, Bosire R, Mugambi M, Roy Paladhi U, Weiner BJ, Kariithi E, Farquhar C

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