Brandon Guthrie

Assistant Professor, Global Health
Assistant Professor, Epidemiology

325 Ninth Avenue
Box 359909

Seattle, WA 98104-


Research Interests

Dr. Guthrie’s research interests focus on improving engagement in care among people living with HIV. His NIH-funded research projects are based in Nairobi, Kenya and are evaluating interventions to improve linkage and retention in HIV/AIDS care, expedite treatment initiation, and reduce mortality. His research includes both randomized intervention trials as well as mixed methods and implementation science approaches to evaluate interventions that are tailored to achieve both high effectiveness and acceptability.


PhD University of Washington, 2009

MPH University of Washington, 2005

BA Biology, Macalester College, 2000

In the News

The coronavirus closed schools. Our diseased politics is keeping them closed
Yahoo! News, 12/18/2020

How widespread is mask-wearing in Washington? UW study aims to find out, starting in King County
The Seattle Times, 11/28/2020

Study hints that lack of COVID-19 testing shouldn’t deter Washington schools from bringing kids back in-person
The Seattle Times, 11/05/2020

Washington schools are reversing course on reopening plans as coronavirus surges
The Seattle Times, 11/02/2020

New study shows how students around the world are returning back to school amid COVID-19
ABC News, 10/20/2020

Suffering from COVID-19 science overload? This UW team wades through the deluge so you don’t have to
The Seattle Times, 09/28/2020

Should you send your child back to school? The expert consensus leans toward ‘yes,’ with caveats
The Boston Globe, 09/13/2020

Other countries opened schools, so why shouldn’t Texas? Outbreak severity, health experts say
San Antonio Express-News, 07/23/2020

Ethiopia maternal and child health: Raising students to be epidemiology leaders
Epi News, 12/16/2019

Global health project wins Gilead grant to help eliminate viral hepatitis in Kenya
SPH News, 03/04/2019