Faculty

Alison C. Roxby

Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Associate Professor, Global Health
Robert W. Anderson Endowed Chair - 2, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.

206-685-5699
aroxby@uw.edu

Education

MD University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), 2003
MSc Public Health in Developing Countries, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (UK), 2002
BA French, International Studies, University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill), 1996

Contact

206-685-5699
aroxby@uw.edu

Box 359909
University of Washington
Seattle, WA

Bio

Dr. Roxby's research goals are to improve maternal health, promote family planning, and reduce perinatal and adolescent acquisition of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). She completed a K23 career development award studying immune activation during pregnancy and contraception in HIV-infected Kenyan women, and currently holds two National Institutes of Health grants studying contraception and the vaginal microbiome, and sexually transmitted infection acquisition in Kenyan adolescent girls. She teaches in the Department of Global Health. Dr. Roxby sees adult HIV and PrEP patients at Madison Clinic and at Roosevelt Virology Clinic, where she serves as Clinic Director.

Research Interests

HIV and Women; family planning and HIV risk; genital immunology; prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Longitudinal assessment of bacterial vaginosis prior to and during incident pregnancy: an observational study in Kenyan adolescent girls and young women.
(2023 Oct 9)
BMJ Open 13(10): e071746
Oluoch L, Tapia K, Kiptinness C, Casmir E, Maina SG, Makena L, Selke S, Wang M, Chohan B, Sycuro L, Wald A, Ngure K, Mugo N, Roxby A

Navigating antiretroviral adherence in boarding secondary schools in Nairobi, Kenya: A qualitative study of adolescents living with HIV, their caregivers and school nurses.
(2023)
PLOS Glob Public Health 3(9): e0002418
Kipkurui N, Owidi E, Ayieko J, Owuor G, Mugenya I, Agot K, Roxby AC

Antibiotic prescribing patterns for bacterial superinfection of mpox: A retrospective cohort study in an urban center.
(2023)
Antimicrob Steward Healthc Epidemiol 3(1): e108
Simmons WF, Chan JD, Budak JZ, Dhanireddy S, Green ML, Jain R, Neme S, Rietberg K, Roxby AC, Lynch JB, Bryson-Cahn C

"I was just concerned about getting pregnant": Attitudes toward pregnancy and contraceptive use among adolescent girls and young women in Thika, Kenya.
(2023 Jul 4)
BMC Pregnancy Childbirth 23(1): 493
Daniel AK, Casmir E, Oluoch L, Micheni M, Kiptinness C, Wald A, Mugo NR, Roxby AC, Ngure K

Low prevalence of bacterial vaginosis in Kenyan adolescent girls and rapid incidence after first sex.
(2023 Sep)
Am J Obstet Gynecol 229(3): 282.e1-282.e11
Roxby AC, Mugo NR, Oluoch LM, Tapia K, Wang M, Selke S, Chohan B, Micheni M, Sycuro L, Yuh T, Casmir E, Kimani E, Maina SG, Kiptinness C, Ngure K, Wald A

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