School of Public Health

Guthrie, Brandon

Brandon Guthrie

Assistant Professor, Global Health
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

Education

PhD University of Washington, 2009
MPH University of Washington, 2005
BA Biology, Macalester College, 2000

Contact Info

University of Washington
Box 359909
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-543-4278
brguth@uw.edu

Dr. Brandon Guthrie, PhD, is an epidemiologist and Assistant Professor of Global Health and Epidemiology at the University of Washington. His specific research interests focus on improving engagement in care among people living with HIV. Dr. Guthrie has NIH-funded research projects based in Nairobi, Kenya that are evaluating interventions to improve linkage and retention in HIV/AIDS care, expedite treatment initiation, and reduce mortality. His research includes both randomized intervention trials as well as mixed methods and implementation science approaches to evaluate interventions that are tailored to achieve both high effectiveness and acceptability. Dr. Guthrie is an instructor in introductory and advanced epidemiologic methods courses at the UW as well as 10-week distance learning course focused on epidemiology and biostatistics. Dr. Guthrie is the co-editor of the COVID-19 Literature Situation Report, which is a daily digest with summaries of the most relevant articles related to the public health response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Research Interests

Dr. Guthrie’s research interests focus on improving engagement in care among people living with HIV. His NIH-funded research projects are based in Nairobi, Kenya and are evaluating interventions to improve linkage and retention in HIV/AIDS care, expedite treatment initiation, and reduce mortality. His research includes both randomized intervention trials as well as mixed methods and implementation science approaches to evaluate interventions that are tailored to achieve both high effectiveness and acceptability.

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In The News

The coronavirus closed schools. Our diseased politics is keeping them closed
Yahoo! News, 12/18/2020

How widespread is mask-wearing in Washington? UW study aims to find out, starting in King County
The Seattle Times, 11/28/2020

Study hints that lack of COVID-19 testing shouldn’t deter Washington schools from bringing kids back in-person
The Seattle Times, 11/05/2020