Anna Wald

Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Professor, Laboratory Medicine and Pathology



MD Medicine, Mt Sinai School of Medicine, 1985
MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1994
BA Comparative Religion, Wesleyan University, 1979



University of Washington
Box 359928
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104

Research Interests

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.

Recent Publications (PubMed)

Performance characteristics of highly automated HSV-1 and HSV-2 IgG testing.
(2024 Apr 30)
J Clin Microbiol
Crawford KHD, Selke S, Pepper G, Goecker E, Sobel A, Wald A, Johnston C, Greninger AL

Treponema pallidum periplasmic and membrane proteins are recognized by circulating and skin CD4+ T cells.
(2024 Feb 29)
Reid TB, Godornes C, Campbell VL, Laing KJ, Tantalo LC, Gomez A, Pholsena TN, Lieberman NAP, Krause TM, Cegielski VI, Culver LA, Nguyen N, Tong DQ, Hawley KL, Greninger AL, Giacani L, Cameron CE, Dombrowski JC, Wald A, Koelle DM

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Omicron Subvariant Neutralization Following a Primary Vaccine Series of NVX-CoV2373 and BNT162b2 Monovalent Booster Vaccine.
(2024 Feb)
Open Forum Infect Dis 11(2): ofad673
Babu TM, Shen X, McClelland RS, Wang Z, Selke S, Wilkens C, Hauge KA, McClurkan CL, Goecker E, Laing KJ, Koelle DM, Greninger AL, Nussenzweig MC, Montefiori DC, Corey L, Wald A

Repeated mRNA vaccination sequentially boosts SARS-CoV-2-specific CD8(+) T cells in persons with previous COVID-19.
(2024 Jan)
Nat Immunol 25(1): 166-177
Ford ES, Mayer-Blackwell K, Jing L, Laing KJ, Sholukh AM, St Germain R, Bossard EL, Xie H, Pulliam TH, Jani S, Selke S, Burrow CJ, McClurkan CL, Wald A, Greninger AL, Holbrook MR, Eaton B, Eudy E, Murphy M, Postnikova E, Robins HS, Elyanow R, Gittelman RM, Ecsedi M, Wilcox E, Chapuis AG, Fiore-Gartland A, Koelle DM

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

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