King Holmes

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

Ninth and Jefferson Building, 13th Floor
Box 359931

Seattle, WA 98104-


Research Interests

Global health; internal medicine; infectious diseases with research on HIV/AIDS and STDs; clinical epidemiology; microbiology; clinical trials; HIV/STD prevention research


PhD Microbiology, University of Hawaii, 1967

MD Cornell University, 1963

AB Harvard University, 1959

In the News

Center Awarded $20 Million HHS Grant to Strengthen Health Systems Globally
SPH News, 11/16/2016

Training for the future: Building sustainable health systems, one doctor at a time
Oxfam America, 02/11/2016

An Endowed Professorship Made Possible By Many Donations
SPH News, 03/20/2015

UW's 'Pushing Hand' Gave Rise to Huge Ethiopia Health Center
HSNewsBeat, 03/17/2015

King Holmes Appointed to NIH Advisory Body
SPH News, 08/22/2014

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

UW's Founder of Global Health Department is Stepping Down
Puget Sound Business Journal, 11/11/2013

Developed Nations Can Do 'Better Job' on STIs, Scientist Warns
Globe and Mail, 10/23/2013

Awash in Infectious Disease Cascades
Ob Gyn News, 07/26/2013

Dr. King Holmes, Noted STD Expert, to Leave UW Post
The Seattle Times, 06/21/2013