- Professor, Global Health
- Professor, Epidemiology
- Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
- Professor, Pediatrics
Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh)
325 9th Avenue, Box 359909
Seattle, WA 98104
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Dr. John-Stewart trained as an internist and pediatrician prior to specializing in infectious diseases and receiving a PhD in epidemiology. Her research is focused on prevention and treatment of HIV globally, primarily based in Kenya. Her studies have predominantly focused on women and children resulting in over 260 publications. Dr. John-Stewart has mentored numerous students/fellows and she is the Director of the UW Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh).
- BS (University of Michigan)
- MD (University of Michigan)
- MPH (University of Washington)
- PhD (University of Washington)
- Child and Adolescent Health (incl. Pediatrics)
- HIV Transmission
- Maternal Child Health (incl. Reproductive Health)
- Center for AIDS Research (UW and Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center)
- Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh)
- Kenya Research & Training Center
- Partnership for Innovative Medical Education in Kenya (PRIME-K)
- PhD in Global Health: Metrics & Implementation Science
- Treatment, Research, and Expert Education (TREE)
molecular epidemiology, clinical trials, HIV research, MCH, HIV co-infections (TB, CMV, EBV)
- Azithromycin to prevent post-discharge mortality and morbidity in Kenyan children
- Delivering PrEP in pregnancy
- Evaluation of a novel standardized national package of services for adolescents living with HIV in Kenya (PHASE)
- Evaluation of mHealth Strategies to Optimize Adherence and Efficacy of PMTCT/ART
- Evaluation of Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV and Program Indicators and Outcomes in HIV-Exposed Infants in Kenya
- HIV-1 Counseling and Testing for Children at Home (CATCH)
- Pediatric HIV-1 Infection in Africa: Pathogenesis & Management
- Preventing Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection in HIV-exposed infants
- Simulated patient encounters to promote early detection and engagement in HIV care for adolescents
- The Role of Antibodies in Mother to Child HIV Transmission
- Transitioning from Pediatric to Adult HIV Care in Kenya
Nduati R, John G, Mbori-Ngacha D, Richardson B, Overbaugh J, Mwatha A, Ndinya-Achola J, Bwayo J, Onyango FE, Hughes J, Kreiss J. Effect of breastfeeding and formula feeding on transmission of HIV-1: A randomized clinical trial. JAMA 2000;283:1167-1174.
Jonnalagadda S, Lohman-Payne B, Brown E, Wamawa D, Obimbo E, Farquhar C, Otieno P, Mbori-Ngacha D, John-Stewart G. Latent tuberculosis detection by interferon gamma release assay during pregnancy predicts active tuberculosis and mortality in human immunodeficiency virus type 1-infected women and their children. J Infect Dis 2010 Dec 15;202(12):1826-35. Epub 2010 Nov 10. PMCID: PMC3058232
Chung M, Richardson B, Tapia K, Benki-Nugent S, Kiarie J, Simoni J, Overbaugh J, Attwa M, John-Stewart G. A randomized controlled trial comparing the effects of counseling and alarm device on ART adherence and virologic outcomes. PLoS Med. 2011 Mar;8(3):e1000422. Epub 2011 Mar 1. PMCID: PMC3046986
Walson JL, Singa BO, Sangaré L, Naulikha J, Piper B, Richardson BA, Otieno PA, Mbogo LW, Berkley J, John-Stewart G. Randomized trial of empiric deworming to delay HIV-1 disease progression in ART-ineligible individuals. Lancet Infect Dis 2012 Dec;12(12):925-32. Epub 2012 Sep 10.
Polyak C, Yuhas K, Singa B, Khaemba M, Walson J, Richardson B, John-Stewart G. Cotrimoxazole prophylaxis discontinuation among antiretroviral-treated HIV-1 infected adults: a randomized non-inferiority trial. PLoS Med 2016 Jan 5;13(1):e1001934. doi:10.1371/journal.pmed.1001934. eCollection 2016 Jan.PMID: 26731191.