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PhD (University of Hawaii)
MD (Cornell University)
AB (Harvard University)
Global health; internal medicine; infectious diseases with research on HIV/AIDS and STDs; clinical epidemiology; microbiology; clinical trials; HIV/STD prevention research
King Holmes became the first William H. Foege Chair of Global Health at the University of Washington effective Nov. 1, 2006. Dr. Holmes also heads the Infectious Diseases Section at Harborview Medical Center and founded and directs the UW Center for AIDS and STD, a WHO Collaborating Center for AIDS & STD.
Dr. Holmes is also principal investigator for the International Training & Education Center on Health (I-TECH), a collaboration between UW and University of California San Francisco – one of the largest HIV/AIDS training programs in the world.
Dr. Holmes chairs the STI Working Group for the NIH HIV Prevention Trials Network. He has participated in research on STIs for over 40 years in Africa, Latin America, Southeast Asia, and the Western Pacific. He has authored over 500 peer-reviewed publications and edited 30 books, monographs, and journal supplements. He has trained and/or mentored over 100 scientists involved in HIV/STI research and care.