Faculty

Brandon Guthrie

Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Global Health

206-543-4278
brguth@uw.edu

Education

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

Contact

206-543-4278
brguth@uw.edu

University of Washington
Box 359909
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Bio

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.

Research Areas

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.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Trends in the Use of Face Coverings in Publicly Accessible Spaces During the COVID-19 Pandemic, King County, Washington, November 2020-May 2021.
(2022 Jul 4)
Public Health Rep
Tolentino L, Guthrie B, Baker MG, Beck NK, Chan N, Duchin JS, Gomez A, Simckes M, Wasserman C, Cohen MA, Wasserheit JN

"Whenever you need support, you first turn to the group": motivations and functions of WhatsApp groups for youth living with HIV.
(2022 Jun 27)
AIDS Care
Healy E, O'Malley G, Mugo C, Kaggiah A, Seeh D, Muriithi A, Lopez AR, Kumar M, Guthrie B, Moreno M, John-Stewart G, Inwani I, Ronen K

A Novel Curriculum Review Process to Initiate the Incorporation of Anti-Racist Principles Into Epidemiology Course Work.
(2022 Jun 11)
Am J Epidemiol
Seiler J, Hajat A, Khosropour CM, Guthrie BL, Balkus JE

Mobile technology access and use among youth in Nairobi, Kenya: implications for mobile health intervention design.
(2022)
Mhealth 8(): 7
Kharono B, Kaggiah A, Mugo C, Seeh D, Guthrie BL, Moreno M, John-Stewart G, Inwani I, Ronen K

Past intimate partner violence (IPV) predicts incident IPV during pregnancy and postpartum in pregnant women in Kisumu, Kenya.
(2022 Jan 22)
Int J Gynaecol Obstet
Oseso LN, Krakowiak D, Nduati R, Farquhar C, Kinuthia J, Osoti AO, Guthrie BL

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