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)

Cost of integrating assisted partner services in HIV testing services in Kisumu and Homa Bay counties, Kenya: a microcosting study.
(2022 Jan 14)
BMC Health Serv Res 22(1): 69
Wamuti B, Sharma M, Kariithi E, Lagat H, Otieno G, Bosire R, Masyuko S, Mugambi M, Weiner BJ, Katz DA, Farquhar C, Levin C

Prevalence and factors associated with hypertension among adults with and without HIV in Western Kenya.
PLoS One 17(1): e0262400
Mogaka JN, Sharma M, Temu T, Masyuko S, Kinuthia J, Osoti A, Zifodya J, Nakanjako D, Njoroge A, Otedo A, Page S, Farquhar C

Barriers and facilitators of HIV and hepatitis C care among people who inject drugs in Nairobi, Kenya: a qualitative study with peer educators.
(2021 Dec 18)
Harm Reduct J 18(1): 133
Ludwig-Barron NT, Guthrie BL, Mbogo L, Bukusi D, Sinkele W, Gitau E, Farquhar C, Monroe-Wise A

Obesity and risk for hypertension and diabetes among Kenyan adults: Results from a national survey.
(2021 Oct 8)
Medicine (Baltimore) 100(40): e27484
Temu TM, Macharia P, Mtui J, Mwangi M, Ngungi PW, Wanjalla C, Bloomfield GS, Farquhar C, Nyanjau L, Gathecha GK, Kibachio J

Increased risk of prediabetes among virally suppressed adults with HIV in Central Kenya detected using glycated haemoglobin and fasting blood glucose.
(2021 Oct)
Endocrinol Diabetes Metab 4(4): e00292
Njoroge A, Augusto O, Page ST, Kigondu C, Oluka M, Puttkammer N, Farquhar C

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