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)

Kenyan HIV Clinics With Youth-Friendly Services and Trained Providers Have a Higher Prevalence of Viral Suppression Among Adolescents and Young Adults: Results From an Observational Study.
(2022 Jan-Feb 01)
J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care 33(1): 45-53
Wilson K, Onyango A, Mugo C, Guthrie B, Slyker J, Richardson B, John-Stewart G, Inwani I, Bukusi D, Wamalwa D, Kohler P

Barriers and facilitators of HIV and hepatitis C care among people who inject drugs in Nairobi, Kenya: a qualitative study with peer educators.
(2021 Dec 18)
Harm Reduct J 18(1): 133
Ludwig-Barron NT, Guthrie BL, Mbogo L, Bukusi D, Sinkele W, Gitau E, Farquhar C, Monroe-Wise A

Navigating the Storm of COVID-19 Literature Through Academic-Practice Partnership in Washington State: The COVID-19 Literature Situation Report.
(2022 Jan-Feb 01)
J Public Health Manag Pract 28(1): E9-E15
Simckes M, Shah A, Guthrie BL, Ross JM, Wasserheit J, Wickersham K, Wasserman C

Partnering faith leaders with community health workers increases utilization of antenatal care and facility delivery services in Ethiopia: A cluster randomized trial.
(2021)
J Glob Health 11(): 04063
Guthrie BL, Tsegaye AT, Rankin KC, Walson JL, Alemie GA

Participation in methadone programs improves antiretroviral uptake and HIV viral suppression among people who inject drugs in Kenya.
(2021 Aug 8)
J Subst Abuse Treat
Mbogo LW, Sambai B, Monroe-Wise A, Ludwig-Barron NT, Guthrie BL, Bukusi D, Chohan B, Macharia P, Dunbar M, Juma E, Sinkele W, Gitau E, Tseng AS, Bosire R, Masyuko S, Musyoki H, Temu TM, Herbeck J, Farquhar C

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