Grace C. John-Stewart

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

Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh)
325 9th Avenue, Box 359909
Seattle, WA 98104-


Research Interests

Dr. Grace John-Stewart is a Professor of Global Health, Medicine, Epidemiology, and Pediatrics at the University of Washington. Her interests include prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), improving outcomes for children with HIV, and addressing relevant co-infections that affect women and children with HIV (including TB, pneumonia, diarrhea, CMV). Dr. John-Stewart has published over 275 peer-reviewed articles. Her research is based in Kenya and includes molecular epidemiologic studies, clinical trials, implementation science studies, and program evaluations focused on HIV and maternal child health. She received the Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Award for research on mother-to-child transmission of HIV. Dr. John-Stewart has mentored numerous trainees, received a K24 Mentorship Award, and received a UW School of Medicine mentorship award. She is the Director of the UW CFAR International Core and the UW Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children (Global WACh).


MD Medicine, University of Michigan, 1987

MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1995

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2000

In the News

Targeted testing for children of HIV-infected adults
SPH News, 12/14/2016

Student Analyst Group becomes Center, Grows Collaborations
SPH News, 10/10/2014

Close Up August 2013: Grace John-Stewart
SPH News, 07/31/2013

New Center Launched for Women, Teens, and Kids
SPH News, 12/13/2011

SPH Alums Team Up for African Medical Education
UW News, 10/19/2010

Distinguished Faculty Lecturer Will Discuss Maternal HIV Transmission
SPH News, 11/05/2009