University of Washington School of Public Health

Grace John-Stewart - SPH Faculty Bio

Grace John-Stewart

Professor, Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Global Health
Professor, Pediatrics

Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh)
Kenya Research and Training Center
325 9th Avenue, Box 359909
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-543-4278
gjohn@uw.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Grace John-Stewart is a Professor of Global Health, Medicine, Epidemiology, and Pediatrics at the University of Washington. Her interests include prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), improving outcomes for children with HIV, and addressing relevant co-infections that affect women and children with HIV (including TB, pneumonia, diarrhea, CMV).  Dr. John-Stewart has published over 225 peer-reviewed articles. Her research is based in Kenya and includes molecular epidemiologic studies, clinical trials, implementation science studies, and program evaluations focused on HIV and maternal child health.  She received the Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Award for research on mother-to-child transmission of HIV.  Dr. John-Stewart has mentored numerous trainees, received a K24 Mentorship Award, and received a UW School of Medicine mentorship award. She is the Director of the UW CFAR International Core and the UW Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh).

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Education

MD   Medicine, University of Michigan, 1987
MPH   Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1995
PhD   Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2000

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