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


MD Medicine, Harvard University, 1978

MPH Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 1989

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

In the News

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

Judy Wasserheit: Positively Global
The Lancet, 09/12/2014

Judith Wasserheit Named New Chair of Dept. of Global Health
SPH News, 08/26/2014

Fighting Poverty with Mushrooms, Green Things & Social Enterprise
Humanosphere, 02/28/2014

Four Rising Stars from China Arrive to Study Global Health
SPH News, 09/24/2013

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

The emerging threat of untreatable gonococcal infection
New England Journal of Medicine, 02/09/2012