Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Professor, Laboratory Medicine
Head of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division, School of Medicine, University of Washington
EducationMD Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, 1985
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1994
BA Comparative Religion, Wesleyan University, 1979
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Dr. Wald's current research centers on the epidemiology and natural history of chronic viral infections in immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts. She is also working on clinical trials of antiviral therapeutics and prophylactic and therapeutic vaccines for viral pathogens. Other ongoing studies address the interaction between sexually transmitted infections and microbiome.
In The News
Is there a cure for herpes? Nope, and there may never be one
Men's Health, 09/28/2018
Years before heading offshore, herpes researcher experimented on people in U.S.
The Washington Post, 11/29/2017
UW study questions standard herpes test