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. 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)

Developing a global partnership to adapt and deliver interprofessional education faculty training in Kenya during the COVID-19 pandemic: reporting on an innovative collaboration.
(2024 May 8)
J Interprof Care
Abu-Rish Blakeney E, Chepchirchir A, Kithuci RK, Nduati R, Wamalwa D, Farquhar C, Ojuka DK, Kohler P, Willgerodt MA

Implementation and Assessment of the HIV Enhanced Access Testing in the Emergency Department (HEATED) Program in Nairobi, Kenya: A Quasi-Experimental Prospective Study.
(2024 Apr 4)
Aluisio AR, Smith-Sreen J, Offorjebe A, Maina W, Pirirei S, Kinuthia J, Bukusi D, Waweru H, Bosire R, Ojuka DK, Eastment MC, Katz DA, Mello MJ, Farquhar C

Efficacy of assisted partner services for people who inject drugs in Kenya to identify partners living with HIV and hepatitis C virus infection: a prospective cohort study.
(2024 May)
Lancet Glob Health 12(5): e859-e867
Monroe-Wise A, Mbogo L, Sambai B, Ludwig-Barron N, Guthrie BL, Bukusi D, Chohan BH, Masyuko S, Scott J, Juma E, Macharia P, Kingston H, Sinkele W, Gitau E, Bosire R, Musyoki H, Herbeck J, Farquhar C

Cluster of Nontoxigenic Corynebacterium diphtheriae Infective Endocarditis and Rising Background C. diphtheriae Cases-Seattle, Washington, 2020-2023.
(2024 May 15)
Clin Infect Dis 78(5): 1214-1221
Karmarkar EN, Fitzpatrick T, Himmelfarb ST, Chow EJ, Smith HZ, Lan KF, Matsumoto J, Graff NR, 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

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