School of Public Health

Holmes, King

King K. Holmes

Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology


MD Cornell University, 1963
PhD Microbiology, University of Hawaii, 1967

Contact Info

Box 359931
Ninth and Jefferson Building, 13th Floor
908 Jefferson Street
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-744-3620


Research Interests

Dr. Holmes is Director of the University of Washington Center for AIDS and STD; Co-Director of the UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research and Co-PI for the UW International Training and Education Center for Health (I-TECH), the UW’s largest externally funded Center, for HIV/AIDS- and STI-related clinical and laboratory training for tens of thousands of international health care workers per year, and for global HIV program implementation, strengthening, and evaluation. His research interest are in the HIV programs which include molecular virology, immunology, clinical trials, vaccine development, vaccine evaluation, and international HIV prevention research; STD programs include separate projects involving genital HPV infection, genital herpes, HTLV infections, vaginal infections, pelvic inflammatory diseases, chlamydial and gonococcal infection, the immunobiology of syphilis, and STD prevention research in the US and in developing countries.


In The News

Center Awarded $20 Million HHS Grant to Strengthen Health Systems Globally
SPH News, 11/16/2016

Training for the future: Building sustainable health systems, one doctor at a time
Oxfam America, 02/11/2016

An Endowed Professorship Made Possible By Many Donations
SPH News, 03/20/2015