Lisa Manhart

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Global Health
Associate Dean, School of Public Health

Center for AIDS and STD
Harborview Medical Center, Box 359931
Seattle, WA 98104-2499


Research Interests

Clinical epidemiology of reproductive tract infections in men and women; social context of sexual risk behavior; psychosocial implications of HIV and STI.


MPH International Health & Development, Tulane University, 1994

PhD Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2002

BA French, Indiana University, 1982

In the News

New test from San Diego’s Hologic is first in U.S. to help detect new STD threat
The San Diego Union-Tribune, 08/12/2019

The FDA just approved the first test for mycoplasma genitalium, a commonly misdiagnosed STI
SELF, 02/06/2019

This STD is more common than gonorrhea, but few people know about it. Johns Hopkins is hoping to change that.
The Baltimore Sun, 11/14/2018

Mycoplasma genitalium: Fighting a little known, often drug-resistant STD
U.S. News & World Report, 08/13/2018

Doctors are warning that this sexually transmitted infection could be the next big superbug
People, 07/16/2018

An STI that you probably don't even know about is becoming common and resistant to medications
Newsweek, 01/22/2018

Priorities for little-known sexually transmitted infection
Epi News, 08/08/2017

Hundreds are affected by this transmitted disease
American Healthy Tips, 02/10/2017

UW Professor Appointed to NIH Review Panel on Infectious Diseases
SPH News, 07/06/2016

SpeeDx Opens European Offices to Launch HSV, Antibiotic Resistant Mycoplasma genitalium Tests
 Genomeweb, 06/14/2016