Jennifer Slyker

Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Associate Professor, Global Health



PhD Immunology, Open University, 2007
MSc Biostatistics, Integrative Bioscience, Oxford University (UK), 1998
BA Biology, Colgate University, 1997



Harborview Medical Center
235 9th Avenue
Box 359931
Seattle, WA 98104

Research Interests

Herpes virus (EBV/CMV) co-infections in HIV-1 infected women and infants, T cell immunology, pediatric HIV testing.

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

Cytomegalovirus viremia and clinical outcomes in Kenyan children diagnosed with HIV in hospital.
(2021 Jul 2)
Clin Infect Dis
Wamalwa D, Njuguna I, Maleche-Obimbo E, Begnel E, Chebet DJ, Onyango JA, Cranmer LM, Huang ML, Richardson BA, Boeckh M, John-Stewart G, Slyker J

Financial Incentives for Pediatric HIV Testing (FIT): Caregiver Insights on Incentive Mechanisms, Focus Populations, and Acceptability for Programmatic Scale Up.
(2021 Sep)
AIDS Behav 25(9): 2661-2668
Zhang J, Atkins DL, Wagner AD, Njuguna IN, Neary J, Omondi VO, Otieno VA, Atieno WO, Odhiambo M, Wamalwa DC, John-Stewart G, Slyker JA, Weiner BJ, Beima-Sofie K

Improved HIV-positive infant survival is correlated with high levels of HIV-specific ADCC activity in multiple cohorts.
(2021 Apr 20)
Cell Rep Med 2(4): 100254
Yaffe ZA, Naiman NE, Slyker J, Wines BD, Richardson BA, Hogarth PM, Bosire R, Farquhar C, Ngacha DM, Nduati R, John-Stewart G, Overbaugh J

"Being a Person of Color in This Institution Is Exhausting": Defining and Optimizing the Learning Climate to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at the University of Washington School of Public Health.
Front Public Health 9(): 642477
Gwayi-Chore MC, Del Villar EL, Fraire LC, Waters C, Andrasik MP, Pfeiffer J, Slyker J, Mello SP, Barnabas R, Moise E, Heffron R

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