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)

Cluster of non-toxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae infective endocarditis and rising background C. diphtheriae cases-Seattle, Washington 2020-2023.
(2024 Feb 21)
Clin Infect Dis
Karmarkar EN, Fitzpatrick T, Himmelfarb ST, Chow EJ, Smith HZ, Lan KF, Matsumoto J, Graff N, DeBolt C, Truong T, Bourassa L, Farquhar C, Fang FC, Kim HN, Pottinger PS

Evaluating the long-term impact of large-scale trainings: an exposure based cross-sectional study on female genital mutilation-related knowledge, attitudes and practices among Sudanese midwives in Khartoum State.
(2024 Jan 12)
BMJ Open 14(1): e076830
Ahmed W, Abdelrahim M, Gloyd S, Farquhar C, Puttkammer N

Virologic non-suppression and HIV drug resistance among people who inject drugs and their sexual and injecting partners in Kenya.
(2023 Dec 8)
AIDS Res Hum Retroviruses
Chohan BH, Kingston H, Tseng AS, Sambai B, Guthrie BL, Wilkinson E, Giandhari J, Mbogo LW, Monroe-Wise A, Masyuko S, Bosire R, Ludwig-Barron NT, Sinkele W, Bukusi D, de Oliviera T, Farquhar C, Herbeck J

HIV assisted partner services (aPS) to support integrated HIV and hypertension screening in Kenya: a pre-post intervention study.
(2023 Dec 1)
BMC Public Health 23(1): 2391
Wamuti B, Sambai B, Magambo C, Ndegwa M, Macharia P, M Temu T, Farquhar C, Bukusi D

Leveraging emergency care to reach key populations for 'the last mile' in HIV programming: a waiting opportunity.
(2023 Dec 1)
AIDS 37(15): 2421-2424
Smith-Sreen J, Bosire R, Farquhar C, Katz DA, Kimani J, Masyuko S, Mello MJ, Aluisio AR

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