Connie Celum

Professor, Global Health
Professor, Medicine - Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Adjunct Professor, Epidemiology

University of Washington
Box 359927

Seattle, WA -


Research Interests

HIV prevention; microbicide; vaccine trials with the objective to find effective strategies to reduce HIV acquisition and transmission.


MD Medicine, University of California (San Francisco), 1984

MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1989

BA Human Biology, Stanford University, 1979

In the News

A vaginal ring that discreetly delivers anti-HIV drugs will reach more women
NPR, 12/08/2023

Inexpensive antibiotic poised to become STI morning-after pill
Axios Seattle, 11/13/2023

CDC recommends morning-after pill to fight STIs in gay, trans groups 
New York Post, 10/03/2023

Cheap 'morning-after' pill could curb STD surge, CDC says
New York Post, 04/13/2023

DoxyPEP is a morning-after pill to prevent sexually transmitted infections
Vox, 10/25/2022

Widely available antibiotic helps prevent bacterial STIs in certain populations, UW clinical trial finds 
The Seattle Times, 06/06/2022

HPV vaccine is safe, effective for HIV-positive African youth
SPH News, 10/23/2018

Turning the tide on HIV
The Daily, 03/31/2016

Experimental gel partially protects against genital herpes
Fox News/Reuters, 08/06/2015

Research Community Mourns Loss Of AIDS Research Leader
KUOW, 07/18/2014