• Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology
Alison Roxby

Box 359909
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
United States

Phone Number: 
206-685-5699
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Email: 
aroxby@uw.edu
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Biography 

Alison Roxby MD, MSc is an Associate Professor jointly appointed in the Departments of Medicine and Global Health. She received her MD degree from UNC-Chapel Hill and a Master’s of Science in Public Health from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. She has worked in 5 different African countries to improve access to HIV care. Dr. Roxby lived in Nairobi from 2009-2010, where she was a Fogarty International Clinical Research Fellow. Dr. Roxby currently holds an R01 award from NICHD “Incident STIs in Kenyan Girls: a prospective cohort spanning sexual debut’, and an R21 award from NIAID “DMPA use and vaginal bacterial diversity among African women.” She studies the interaction of contraceptives and sexually transmitted infections in women. She has been heavily involved in training grants to improve representation of African colleagues in research and leadership. She also sees adult HIV patients at Madison Clinic and is the Clinic Director of the UWMC Roosevelt Virology Clinic. In 2020, she began to work in COVID-19 studying key populations and joined the Coronavirus Prevention Network to help ensure representation of key populations in COVID-19 clinical trials.

Education 
  • MD (University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill))
  • MSc (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (UK))
  • BA (University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill))
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • French
  • Kiswahili
Health Topics 
  • COVID-19
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Planning
  • Herpes
  • HIV Transmission
  • HIV/AIDS
  • Infectious Diseases
  • STDs (other than HIV)
Publications 

1. Roxby AC, Yuhas K, Farquhar C, Bosire R, Mbori-Ngacha D, Richardson BA , Totten PA, John-Stewart GC. Mycoplasma genitalium infection among HIV-infected pregnant African women and implications for mother-to-child transmission of HIV. AIDS 2019 Nov 15;33 (14):2211-2217. [Original research]

2. Whitney BM, Guthrie BL, Srinivasan S, Tapia K, Muriuki EM, Chohan BH, Wallis JM, Liu C, McClelland RS, Fredricks DN, Roxby AC. Changes in Key Vaginal Bacteria among Postpartum African Women Initiating Intramuscular Depot-medroxyprogesterone Acetate. PLoS One. 2020;15(3):e0229586. [original research, senior author of trainee].
3. Roxby AC, Greninger AL, Hatfield KM, Lynch JB, Dellit TH, James A, Taylor J, Page LC, Kimball A, Arons M, Schieve LS, Munanga A, Stone N, Jernigan JA, Reddy SC, Lewis J, Cohen SA, Jerone KR, Duchin JS, Neme S. Detection of SARS-CoV-2 Among Residents and Staff Members of an Independent and Assisted Living Community for Older Adults — Seattle, Washington, 2020. MMWR Morb Mortal Wkly Rep. ePub: 3 April 2020. [Original research].

4. Roxby AC, Greninger AL, Hatfield KM, Lynch JB, Dellit TH, James A, Taylor J, Page LC, Kimball A, Arons M, Munanga A, Stone N, Jernigan JA, Reddy SC, Lewis J, Cohen SA, Jerone KR, Duchin JS, Neme S. Outbreak Investigation of COVID-19 Among Residents and Staff Members of an Independent /Assisted Living Community for Older Adults in Seattle, Washington. JAMA Intern Med. 2020 May 21. [Original research].

30. Yuh T, Micheni M, Selke S, Oluoch L, Kiptinness C, Magaret AS, Chohan B, Ngure K, Wald A, Mugo N, Roxby AC. Sexually transmitted infections among Kenyan adolescent girls and young women with limited sexual experience. Frontiers in Public Health 2020 Jul 14;8:303. [original research, senior author of trainee].