• Acting Chair, Global Health
  • Professor, Global Health
  • Professor, Epidemiology
  • Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
  • Interim Chair, Global Health
Carey Farquhar

Ninth & Jefferson Building
325 9th Avenue
Box 359909
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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Dr. Carey Farquhar, MD, MPH, is a professor at the University of Washington in the Departments of Global Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology. She received her MD at Harvard Medical School. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious disease at the University of Washington, where she also earned a Masters in Public Health. She mentors US and Kenyan trainees and currently conducts research in Kenya on HIV testing and partner notification services, HIV and HCV diagnosis and access to treatment among persons who inject drugs, and non-communicable diseases among persons living with HIV.

She has published more than 210 peer-reviewed papers and is Director of the UW Kenya Research and Training Center and the International AIDS Research and Training Program (IARTP).  Dr. Farquhar teaches two courses in the School of Public Health -- HIV: A Multidisciplinary Approach and  Responsible Conduct of Research: Global and Local.   In addition, she sees patients one half-day per week at Madison Clinic and attends on the wards at Harborview Medical Center.

  • MD (Harvard University)
  • MPH (University of Washington)
  • French
Health Topics 
  • Bioethics
  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
  • Clinical Mentoring
  • Education and Training
  • Epidemiology
  • Family Planning
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV Transmission
  • Implementation Science
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
  • Non-Communicable Diseases
  • STDs (other than HIV)

AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission


Farquhar C, Nduati RW, Wasserheit JN. Ethical Obligations in Short-Term Global Health Clinical Experiences: The Devil is in the Details. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Mar 27. doi: 10.7326/M18-0566 [Epub ahead of print].

Newman LP1, Njoroge A, Magaret A, Chohan BH, Gitomea VW, Wald A, Gorstein J, Overbaugh J, Wamalwa D, Maleche-Obimbo E, Nduati R, Farquhar C. Sustained Responses to Measles Revaccination at 24 Months in HIV-Infected Children on Antiretroviral Therapy in Kenya. Pediatr Infect Dis J. 2017 Feb 13. PMID: 28198789.

Cherutich P, Golden MR, Wamuti B, Richardson BA, Ásbjörnsdóttir KH, Otieno FA, Ng'ang'a A, Mutiti PM, Macharia P, Sambai B, Dunbar M, Bukusi D, Farquhar C; aPS Study Group. Assisted partner services for HIV in Kenya: a cluster randomised controlled trial. Lancet HIV. 2016 Nov 29. pii: S2352-3018(16)30214-4. PMID: 27913227 PMCID: PMC4955244.

Krakowiak D, Kinuthia J, Osoti AO, Asila V, Gone MA, Mark J, Betz B, Parikh S, Sharma M, Barnabas R
Farquhar C. Home-Based HIV Testing Among Pregnant Couples Increases Partner Testing and Identification of Serodiscordant Partnerships. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr. 2016 Aug 1;72 Suppl 2:S167-73. PubMed PMID: 27355505

Kiarie JN, Farquhar C, Redfield R, Bosire K, Nduati RW, Mwanda W, M'Imunya JM, Kibwage I. Strengthening health systems by integrating health care, medical education, and research: University of Nairobi experience. Acad Med. 2014 Aug;89(8 Suppl):S109-10. PMID: 25072562, PMCID: PMC4119602.