Judith Wasserheit

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

UW Dept. of Global Health
Box 357965
1705 NE Pacific St.
Seattle, WA 98195-7565


Research Interests

Sexually transmitted disease (STD) research, policy development, and program implementation

Global Health Biography


MD Medicine, Harvard University, 1978

MPH Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1989

BA Biochemistry, Slavic Lang & Lit, Princeton University, 1974

In the News

How widespread is mask-wearing in Washington? UW study aims to find out, starting in King County
The Seattle Times, 11/28/2020

A pandemic holiday brings scientific gifts of innovation
The Seattle Times, 11/27/2020

Washington needs COVID-19 testing plan
The Seattle Times, 05/15/2020

Inslee navigates the coronavirus pandemic, weighing public safety vs. growing economic, political fallout
The Seattle Times, 04/26/2020

Is 2 weeks enough? Experts say Washington’s ‘stay-at-home’ order may need to continue to slow coronavirus
The Seattle Times, 03/25/2020

They were infected with the coronavirus. They never showed signs.
The New York Times, 02/28/2020

They thought this HIV strategy couldn't work, but it did
NPR, 06/26/2019

Boosting Global Health Partnerships for Chinese Universities
SPH News, 04/15/2016

Close Up July 2015: Judith Wasserheit
SPH News, 07/02/2015

Polio Game Boosts Interest in Public Health
Games for Health Journal, 11/25/2014