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.



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



Box 359909
University of Washington
Seattle, WA


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)

Factors associated with reactogenicity to an investigational HIV vaccine regimen in HIV vaccine trials network 702.
(2024 May 21)
Chihana R, Jin Kee J, Moodie Z, Huang Y, Janes H, Dadabhai S, Roxby AC, Allen M, Kassim S, Naicker V, Innes C, Naicker N, Dubula T, Grunenberg N, Malahleha M, Kublin JG, Bekker LG, Gray G, Kumwenda J, Laher F

Antibodies from chlamydia-infected individuals facilitate phagocytosis via Fc receptors.
(2024 Apr 9)
Infect Immun 92(4): e0050323
Hybiske K, Paktinat S, Newman K, Patton D, Khosropour C, Roxby AC, Mugo NR, Oluoch L, Ngure K, Suchland R, Hladik F, Vojtech L

Antiretroviral Regimen and Pregnancy Outcomes of Women Living with HIV in a US Cohort.
(2023 Nov)
Infect Dis Clin Pract (Baltim Md) 31(6):
Kopp CM, Sobhani NC, Baker B, Tapia K, Jain R, Hitti J, Roxby AC

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.
PLOS Glob Public Health 3(9): e0002418
Kipkurui N, Owidi E, Ayieko J, Owuor G, Mugenya I, Agot K, Roxby AC

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