Matthew Golden

Director, PHSKC STD Control Program
Professor, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, UW



Co-Director, Sociobehavioral & Prevention Research Core

As the Co-Director of the SPRC, Dr. Golden will work with Dr. Morris to oversee the scientific direction of the SPRC.  He will also coordinate the activities of the Cascade of HIV Care aim and lead university-public health department collaborative efforts.

Dr. Golden directs the Public Health – Seattle & King County HIV/STD Program and is a professor of medicine at the University of Washington. He has been actively engaged in research related to HIV/STD since the late 1990s, and has had continuous NIH funding since 2000.  His research includes work related to HIV epidemiology; HIV testing; sexual risk behavior, particularly serosorting among men who have sex with men; HIV partner notification; and HIV treatment as prevention. 


MD, Johns Hopkins School of Medicine 1994
MPH, Johns Hopkins School of Hygiene and Public Health 1994
BA, Grinnell College 1985 


Dombrowski JC*, Kent JB, Buskin SE, Stekler JD, Golden MR.  Population-Based Metrics for the Timing of HIV Diagnosis, Engagement in HIV Care, and Virologic Suppression.  AIDS 2011;26:77-86.

Sara N. Glick*, Matthew R. Golden.  Persistence of racial differences in attitudes toward homosexuality in the United States. J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 2010;55:516-23.

Matthew R. Golden, Julia C. Dombrowski, Roxanne P. Kerani, Joanne D. Stekler.  Failure of Serosorting to Protect African American Men Who Have Sex with Men from HIV Infection.  Sex Transm Dis (in press).

Matthew R. Golden, Joanne Stekler, James B. Kent, James P Hughes, Robert W. Wood.  An Evaluation Of HIV Partner Counseling And Referral Services Using New Disposition Codes.  Sex Transm Dis 2009; 26: 95-101


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