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)

Integration of assisted partner services within Kenya's national HIV testing services program: A qualitative study.
PLOS Glob Public Health 3(2): e0001586
Wamuti BM, Owour M, Obong'o C, Liu W, Kariithi E, Lagat H, Otieno G, Sharma M, Katz DA, Masyuko S, Farquhar C, Weiner BJ

Assessment of standard HIV testing services delivery to injured persons seeking emergency care in Nairobi, Kenya: A prospective observational study.
PLOS Glob Public Health 2(10): e0000526
Aluisio AR, Sugut J, Kinuthia J, Bosire R, Ochola E, Ngila B, Ojuka DK, Lee JA, Maingi A, Guthrie KM, Liu T, Mugambi M, Katz DA, Farquhar C, Mello MJ

Latent tuberculosis is associated with heightened levels of pro-and anti-inflammatory cytokines among Kenyan men and women living with HIV on long-term antiretroviral therapy.
(2023 Mar 6)
Temu TM, Polyak SJ, Wanjalla CN, Mandela NA, Dabee S, Mogaka JN, Masyuko S, Longernecker C, Shakil S, Chohan B, Page ST, Lacourse SM, Gitura B, Crothers K, Oyugi J, Jaspan H, Farquhar C, Zifodya JS

Oral Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Awareness and Acceptability Among Persons who Inject Drugs (PWID) in Kenya: A Qualitative Investigation.
(2023 Feb 22)
Res Sq
Cosmas M, Loice M, William S, Esther G, Carey F, Tecla T, David B, John K, Aliza MW

Descriptive study: Feasibility of integrating hypertension screening into HIV assisted partner notification services model in Kenya.
(2023 Feb 22)
Medicine (Baltimore) 102(8): e33067
Mogaka JN, Lagat H, Otieno G, Macharia P, Wamuti B, Masyuko S, Sharma M, Kariithi E, Farquhar C, Temu TM

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