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)

Booster Vaccination to Reduce SARS-CoV-2 Transmission and Infection.
(2022 Jan 10)
Wald A

Trajectory of Viral RNA Load Among Persons With Incident SARS-CoV-2 G614 Infection (Wuhan Strain) in Association With COVID-19 Symptom Onset and Severity.
(2022 Jan 4)
JAMA Netw Open 5(1): e2142796
Stankiewicz Karita HC, Dong TQ, Johnston C, Neuzil KM, Paasche-Orlow MK, Kissinger PJ, Bershteyn A, Thorpe LE, Deming M, Kottkamp A, Laufer M, Landovitz RJ, Luk A, Hoffman R, Roychoudhury P, Magaret CA, Greninger AL, Huang ML, Jerome KR, Wener M, Celum C, Chu HY, Baeten JM, Wald A, Barnabas RV, Brown ER

Cross-reactive and mono-reactive SARS-CoV-2 CD4+ T cells in prepandemic and COVID-19 convalescent individuals.
(2021 Dec)
PLoS Pathog 17(12): e1010203
Johansson AM, Malhotra U, Kim YG, Gomez R, Krist MP, Wald A, Koelle DM, Kwok WW

Awareness and Correlates of HIV Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Among HIV-negative People Who Access Syringe Services in Seattle, Washington.
(2021 Dec 13)
Subst Use Misuse
Corcorran MA, Scott JD, Tinsley J, Wald A, Glick SN

Neonatal Herpes Simplex Virus Infection: Epidemiology and Outcomes in the Modern Era.
(2021 Dec 11)
J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc
Melvin AJ, Mohan KM, Vora SB, Selke S, Sullivan E, Wald A

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