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)

Turning the tide on female genital mutilation in a high prevalence country: a programmatic data analysis for Sudan's comprehensive health sector response, 2016-2018.
(2022 Oct)
BMJ Glob Health 7(10):
Ahmed W, Puttkammer N, Gloyd S, Adam A, Eltayeb D, Farquhar C

Testing strategies to detect acute and prevalent HIV infection in adult outpatients seeking healthcare for symptoms compatible with acute HIV infection in Kenya: a cost-effectiveness analysis.
(2022 Sep 29)
BMJ Open 12(9): e058636
Babigumira JB, Agutu CA, Hamilton DT, van der Elst E, Hassan A, Gichuru E, Mugo PM, Farquhar C, Ndung'u T, Sirengo M, Chege W, Goodreau SM, Sanders EJ, M Graham S

Usability and acceptability of oral fluid hepatitis C self-testing among people who inject drugs in Coastal Kenya: a cross-sectional pilot study.
(2022 Sep 15)
BMC Infect Dis 22(1): 738
Ivanova Reipold E, Fajardo E, Juma E, Bukusi D, Bermudez Aza E, Jamil MS, Johnson CC, Farquhar C, Easterbrook P, Monroe-Wise A

Using Behavioral Economics to Support PrEP Adherence for HIV Prevention.
(2022 Oct)
Curr HIV/AIDS Rep 19(5): 409-414
Roy Paladhi U, Katz DA, Farquhar C, Thirumurthy H

Prevalence and correlates of intimate partner violence among women with HIV in serodifferent relationships in Nairobi, Kenya.
PLoS One 17(8): e0272640
Kaggiah A, Wilson K, Richardson BA, Kinuthia J, Farquhar C, McClelland RS

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