Joanne D. Stekler

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

Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Box 359931
Harborview Medical Center
Seattle, WA 98104-


Research Interests

Dr. Joanne Stekler's research centers on HIV testing and HIV prevention. She is a national expert on HIV tests, particularly focused on acute HIV infection and point-of-care testing. She started the first community-based clinic for HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) in Seattle and is currently working to increase access to PrEP and PrEP adherence across Washington State.


BA Biology, Williams College, 1992

MD Medicine (MD), Duke University, 1997

MPH Epidemiology, University of Washington, 2004

In the News

The new safe sex: How one HIV drug is changing lives
Crosscut, 12/01/2016

HIV Tests No Longer Just For High Risk Groups
KUOW, 04/30/2013