• Clinical Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine
Christopher Behrens

Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Ave
Mailstop 359930
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

Phone Number: 
206-359-1334
Email: 
behrens@uw.edu
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Biography 

Dr. Behrens is a Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine with joint appointments in the Departments of Global Health, Family Medicine, and Medicine - Division of Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington.  He is an Attending Physician at the Harborview Family Medicine Clinic, the Harborview Hepatitis & Liver Clinic, and the Harborview Madison Clinic, a primary care clinic for people with HIV at Harborview Medical Center in Seattle. Periodically he also Attends on the Harborview HIV Inpatient Consultation Service. Through the International Training & Education Center for Health, a center within the UW Department of Global Health, he has been providing HIV- and TB-focused technical assistance to multiple countries in Asia, sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern Europe, South America and the Caribbean region.

Education 
  • MD (University of California (San Francisco))
  • BA (Stanford University)
Country Affiliations 
Languages 
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Hepatitis
  • HIV Transmission
  • HIV/AIDS
  • STDs (other than HIV)
Publications 

Behrens CB et al. Modern Technologies for the Organization of Prevention of HIV/AIDS Transmission and Drug Use: The Role of Family Medicine Based Primary Health Care. Ukraine Ministry of Health and Bogolomets National Medical University of Ukraine, May 2015.

Behrens CB, Hylton-Kong T, Jack N, St. John A, Ramsey P, et al. 2013 OECS Clinical Guidelines for the Management of HIV and Sexually Transmitted Infections. Kingston, Jamaica: Caribbean HIV/AIDS Regional Traning Network (CHART), 2013.

Mathews C, Behrens C, Asfour SR, D’Acremont VR. Clinical Reasoning and Approach to Lab Investigations. In: Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illness (IMAI) District Clinician Manual: Hospital Care for Adolescents and Adults – Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources. Geneva, Switzerland, 2011

Lynen L, Behrens C. Electrolytes and Calcium. In: Integrated Management of Adolescent and Adult Illness (IMAI) District Clinician Manual: Hospital Care for Adolescents and Adults – Guidelines for the Management of Common Illnesses with Limited Resources. Geneva, Switzerland, 2011.

Brentlinger PE, Behrens CB, Micek MA.  Challenges in the concurrent management of malaria and HIV in pregnancy in sub-Saharan Africa.  Lancet Infect Dis 2006; 6(2): 100–111.