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 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)

Increased risk of prediabetes among virally suppressed adults with HIV in Central Kenya detected using glycated haemoglobin and fasting blood glucose.
(2021 Jul 17)
Endocrinol Diabetes Metab
Njoroge A, Augusto O, Page ST, Kigondu C, Oluka M, Puttkammer N, Farquhar C

AFYA BORA CONSORTIUM FELLOWSHIP: a journey of success in Global Health Leadership Training.
(2021 May)
Afr Health Sci 21(Suppl): i-ii
Gachuno O, Odero T, Seloilwe E, Urassa D, Tarimo E, Nakanjako D, Sewankambo N, Atanga NS, Halle-Ekane EG, Manabe Y, Hosey KN, Chapman SA, Wiebe DJ, Voss J, O'Malley G, Mashalla Y, Ndegwa M, Omogi J, Farquhar C, Wasserheit JN

Factors affecting adherence to antiretroviral therapy among children and adolescents living with HIV in the Mbita Sub-County Hospital, Homa Bay- Kenya.
(2021 May)
Afr Health Sci 21(Suppl): 18-24
Tanyi WN, Gachuno O, Odero T, Farquhar C, Kimosop D, Mayi A

Effect of an opt-out point-of-care HIV-1 nucleic acid testing intervention to detect acute and prevalent HIV infection in symptomatic adult outpatients and reduce HIV transmission in Kenya: a randomized controlled trial.
(2021 Aug 25)
Sanders EJ, Agutu C, van der Elst E, Hassan A, Gichuru E, Mugo P, Farquhar C, Babigumira JB, Goodreau SM, Hamilton DT, Ndung'u T, Sirengo M, Chege W, Graham SM

Participation in methadone programs improves antiretroviral uptake and HIV viral suppression among people who inject drugs in Kenya.
(2021 Aug 8)
J Subst Abuse Treat
Mbogo LW, Sambai B, Monroe-Wise A, Ludwig-Barron NT, Guthrie BL, Bukusi D, Chohan B, Macharia P, Dunbar M, Juma E, Sinkele W, Gitau E, Tseng AS, Bosire R, Masyuko S, Musyoki H, Temu TM, Herbeck J, Farquhar C

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