• Affiliate Associate Professor, Global Health

3150 139th Ave SE
Bellevue, WA 98005
United States

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Adam Akullian is a research scientist at the Gates-Funded Institute for Disease Modeling (IDM). He is also Affiliate Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington in Seattle. Adam has a Ph.D. in Epidemiology from the University of Washington and an Sc.B. in Environmental Science from Brown University. Adam's research focuses on geo-spatial, mathematical, and epidemiological modeling of HIV/AIDS and enteric infections in sub-Saharan Africa with the goal of understanding transmission dynamics in high-burden settings.

  • PhD (University of Washington)
  • ScB (Brown University)
Country Affiliations 
  • Portuguese
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Diarrheal Diseases
  • Disease Surveillance
  • Epidemiology
  • Geography
  • HIV Transmission
  • Host-Pathogen Interactions
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Male Circumcision
  • Neglected Diseases, Tropical Medicine (incl. Parasites)
  • Waterborne Diseases
  • Zoonotic Diseases and Animal Health
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Camlin C*, Akullian A*, Neilands T, Bershteyn, A, Getahun M, Eyul P, Maeri I, Ssali S, Geng E, Gandhi M, Cohen C, Kamya M, Bukusi E, Charlebois E. (2019) Novel approaches to the study of population mobility and the HIV epidemic: a population-based study across three regions of Eastern Africa. Health and Place.

Akullian A, Montgomery J, John-Stewart G, Miller S, Hayden H, Radey M, Hager K, Verani J, Ochieng J, Juma J, Katieno K, Fields B, Bigogo G, Audi A, Walson J. (2018) Multi-drug resistant non-typhoidal salmonella associated with invasive disease in western Kenya. Plos Neglected Tropical Disease

Akullian A, Bershteyn A, Jewell B, Camlin, C. (2017) The missing 27%. AIDS

Akullian A, Bershteyn A, Klein D, Vandormael A, Bärnighausen T, Tanser F. (2017) Sexual partnership age-pairings and risk of HIV acquisition in rural South Africa: a population-based cohort study. AIDS.

Akullian A*, Ng’eno* E, Matheson A, Macharia D, Cosmas L, Bigogo G, John-Stewart G, Walson J, Wakefield J, Montgomery J. (2015) Environmental transmission of typhoid fever in an urban slum. Plos Neglected Tropical Disease