School of Public Health

Graham, Susan

Susan M. Graham

Associate Chair, Global Health
Associate Professor, Global Health
Associate Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology


PhD Epidemiology, University of Toronto (Canada), 2011
MD McGill University (Canada), 2000
MPH Public Health, Boston University, 1990

Contact Info

Box 359909
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-351-0414


Research Interests

HIV and STD transmission risk in Keyan men and women and the impact of antiretroviral therapy on HIV-1 infectivity


Graham SM, Masese L, Gitau R, Jalalian-Lechak Z, Richardson BA, Peshu N, Mandaliya K, Kiarie JN, Jaoko W, Ndinya-Achola J, Overbaugh J, McClelland RS. Antiretroviral adherence and development of drug resistance are the strongest predictors of genital HIV-1 shedding among women initiating treatment: a prospective cohort study. J Infect Dis. 2010;202:1538-1542. PMID: 20923373, PMCID: PMC2957525.

Graham SM, Micheni M, Kombo B, van der Elst E, Mugo PM, Kivaya E, Aunon F, Kutner B, Sanders EJ, Simoni JM. Development and pilot testing of an intervention to promote care engagement and antiretroviral adherence among HIV-positive Kenyan men who have sex with men. AIDS. 2015;29 Suppl 3:S241-S249. PMID: 26562813; PMCID: PMC4706368.

Graham SM, Rajwans N, Jaoko W, Estambale BBA, McClelland RS, Overbaugh J, Liles WC. Endothelial activation biomarkers increase after HIV-1 acquisition: plasma vascular cell adhesion molecule-1 predicts disease progression. AIDS. 2013;27:1803-1813. PMID: 23807276, PMCID: PMC3883757.