Carey Farquhar

Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Global Health
Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Vice Dean for Education, School of Public 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 HIV-infected persons.

She has published more than 160 peer-reviewed papers and is the Director of the UW Kenya Research and Training Center and 3 international training programs: International AIDS Research and Training Program (IARTP), Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership, and Global and Rural Health Fellowship. She is also Director of the UW Internal Medicine Global Health Pathway. Dr. Farquhar teaches 3 courses in the School of Public Health -- AIDS: A Multidisciplinary Approach, the Responsible Conduct of Research, and the Integrated Residency Global Health Leadership course. In addition, she sees HIV-infected 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)

Central obesity is a contributor to systemic inflammation and monocyte activation in virally suppressed adults with chronic HIV in Kenya.
(2021 Jun 3)
Temu TM, Wagoner J, Masyuko S, O'Connor A, Zifodya JS, Macharia P, Wanjalla CN, Mogaka JN, Chohan B, Omodi VM, Gervassi AL, Oyugi J, Page ST, Farquhar C, Polyak SJ

Using Assisted Partner Services for HIV Testing and the Treatment of Males and Their Female Sexual Partners: Protocol for an Implementation Science Study.
(2021 May 20)
JMIR Res Protoc 10(5): e27262
Kariithi E, Sharma M, Kemunto E, Lagat H, Otieno G, Wamuti BM, Katz DA, Obong'o C, Macharia P, Bosire R, Masyuko S, Mugambi M, Levin CE, Liu W, Roy Paladhi U, Weiner BJ, Farquhar C

Exclusive breastfeeding among working mothers in Kenya: Perspectives from women, families and employers.
(2021 May 5)
Matern Child Nutr
Ickes SB, Sanders H, Denno DM, Myhre JA, Kinyua J, Singa B, Lemein HS, Iannotti LL, Farquhar C, Walson JL, Nduati R

Improved HIV-positive infant survival is correlated with high levels of HIV-specific ADCC activity in multiple cohorts.
(2021 Apr 20)
Cell Rep Med 2(4): 100254
Yaffe ZA, Naiman NE, Slyker J, Wines BD, Richardson BA, Hogarth PM, Bosire R, Farquhar C, Ngacha DM, Nduati R, John-Stewart G, Overbaugh J

Peer-mediated HIV assisted partner services to identify and link to care HIV-positive and HCV-positive people who inject drugs: a cohort study protocol.
(2021 Apr 24)
BMJ Open 11(4): e041083
Monroe-Wise A, Mbogo L, Guthrie B, Bukusi D, Sambai B, Chohan B, Scott J, Cherutich P, Musyoki H, Bosire R, Dunbar M, Macharia P, Masyuko S, Wilkinson E, De Oliveira T, Ludwig-Barron N, Sinkele B, Herbeck J, Farquhar C

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