Joanne Stekler

Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Adjunct Professor, Global Health



BA Biology, Williams College, 1992
MD Medicine (MD), Duke University, 1997
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2004



University of Washington
Box 359931
Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Research Areas

Research Interests

Dr. Joanne Stekler's research centers on HIV testing and HIV prevention. She is a national expert on HIV tests, particularly focused on acute HIV infection and point-of-care testing. She started the first community-based clinic for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Seattle and is currently working to increase access to PrEP and PrEP adherence across Washington State.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Evaluation of SAMBA II: a qualitative and semi-quantitative HIV point-of-care nucleic acid test.
(2021 Dec 21)
J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr
Violette LR, Cornelius-Hudson A, Snidarich M, Niemann LA, Assennato SM, Ritchie A, Goel N, Chavez PR, Ethridge SF, Katz DA, Lee H, Delaney KP, Stekler JD

Isothermal Amplification with a Target-Mimicking Internal Control and Quantitative Lateral Flow Readout for Rapid HIV Viral Load Testing in Low-Resource Settings.
(2022 Jan 18)
Anal Chem 94(2): 1011-1021
Hull IT, Kline EC, Gulati GK, Kotnik JH, Panpradist N, Shah KG, Wang Q, Frenkel L, Lai J, Stekler J, Lutz BR

Effective strategies to promote HIV self-testing for men who have sex with men: Evidence from a mathematical model.
(2021 Dec)
Epidemics 37(): 100518
Hamilton DT, Katz DA, Luo W, Stekler JD, Rosenberg ES, Sullivan PS, Goodreau SM, Cassels S

HIV self-testing: finding its way in the prevention tool box.
(2020 Nov 30)
BMC Med 18(1): 373
Ortblad KF, Stekler JD

Treatment with Commonly Used Antiretroviral Drugs Induces a Type I/III Interferon Signature in the Gut in the Absence of HIV Infection.
(2020 Sep 22)
Cell Rep Med 1(6): 100096
Hughes SM, Levy CN, Calienes FL, Stekler JD, Pandey U, Vojtech L, Berard AR, Birse K, Noël-Romas L, Richardson B, Golden JB, Cartwright M, Collier AC, Stevens CE, Curlin ME, Holtz TH, Mugo N, Irungu E, Katabira E, Muwonge T, Lama JR, Baeten JM, Burgener A, Lingappa JR, McElrath MJ, Mackelprang R, McGowan I, Cranston RD, Cameron MJ, Hladik F

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