• Senior Research Scientist
David Katz
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David Katz, PhD MPH, is a Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. An infectious disease epidemiologist and implementation scientist, his research interests include community-based approaches to HIV service delivery and addressing social determinants of health; HIV/STI partner services, self-testing, and diagnostics; community-engaged research methods; and the sexual and behavioral health of Latinx and immigrant LGBTQ+ communities. In DGH, he is a core member of the Kenya Research & Training Center and co-chair of the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee. He is the Associate Director of the Health Equity Scientific Working Group and faculty in the Behavioral Innovations Core of the UW/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research. He is also a co-investigator for the Coalition for Applied Modeling for Prevention. He previously served as an HIV/STI epidemiologist at Public Health – Seattle & King County, HIV testing services consultant for the World Health Organization, and in human subjects protections and policy at the National Institutes of Health.

  • PhD, University of Washington
  • MPH, University of Washington
  • BA, Johns Hopkins University
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Katz DA, Wong VJ, Medley AM, Johnson CC, Cherutich PK, Green KE, Phan H, Baggaley RC. The Power of Partners: Positively Engaging Networks of People with HIV in Testing, Treatment and Prevention. J Int AIDS Soc, 2019; 22 (S3): e25314.

Katz DA, Hamilton DT, Rosenthal EM, Wang LY, Dunville RL, Aslam M, Barrios LC, Zlotorzynska M, Sanchez TH, Sullivan PS, Rosenberg ES, Goodreau SM. Effects of condom use on HIV transmission among adolescent sexual minority males in the United States: a mixed epidemiology and epidemic modeling study. Sex Transm Dis 2021, 48(12): 973-80.

Lee JJ, Barry MP, Kerani RP, Sanchez TH, Katz DA. The Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Care Continuum among English-Speaking Latino Sexual Minority Men in the United States (2014-2020). JAIDS 2023; 93: 199-207.

Katz DA, Golden MR, Hughes JP, Farquhar C, Stekler JD. HIV Self-Testing Increases HIV Testing Frequency among High Risk Men Who Have Sex with Men: A Randomized Controlled Trial. JAIDS, 2018; 78: 505-12.


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