Brandon L Guthrie

Associate Professor, Global Health
Associate 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

Schools reinstate mask mandates as COVID-19 cases rise
Time, 05/25/2022

Back to school: What works to keep children safe from COVID-19
The Conversation, 09/02/2021

Analysis: Schools can reopen safely an epidemiologist describes what works and what's not worth the effort
The Conversation, 08/16/2021

Iceland has been a vaccination success why is it seeing a coronavirus surge?
The Washington Post, 08/16/2021

Face masks and vaccines: 3 reasons wearing masks indoors is still important
Vox, 04/27/2021

You got vaccinated now what? 7 things to know for your post-COVID vaccine behavior
GeekWire, 04/12/2021

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