Paul K. Drain

Associate Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Associate Professor, Epidemiology


Seattle, WA -


Research Interests

  • Infectious diseases
  • Improve the diagnosis and treatment for tuberculosis, HIV, and HIV-related opportunistic infections

Research Group Website


MD Medicine (MD), University of Washington, 2007

MPH Epidemiology and International Health, University of Washington, 2001

BA Microbiology, Miami University (Ohio), 1996

In the News

Do Fainter Lines on Home COVID Tests Mean You’re Getting Better?
Scientific American, 12/19/2023

Do rapid tests still work?
The New York Times, 01/25/2023

Virus testing to increase after snafus slowed U.S. response
The Columbian, 03/04/2020

Op-eds: Slashing global health will hurt us all
HS NewsBeat, 05/24/2017

U.S. students get free ride in Cuban medical school
The Seattle Times, 09/23/2016