Robert Wood

Clinical Professor, Department of Medicine


Senior Consultant, Sociobehavioral & Prevention Research Core

Dr. Wood helps to coordinate the joint PHSKC-SPRC Brownbag Series with Dr. Cassels, participates in efforts of the CAB to address racial disparities in HIV/AIDS. He also participates in efforts to define and improve measures of cascade of care success, helps to carry out research symposiums on structural interventions, and works with the state DOH and local public health to define and implement comprehensive prevention.


MD, University of Rochester 1970
BA, Mathematics, Hamilton College 1965


Dr. Wood provides guidance and advice on community collaborations. He was the Director of the HIV/AIDS Program at Public Health-Seattle & King County from 1986 to 2010.


  1. Stekler JD, Swenson PD, Coombs RW, Dragavon J, Thomas KK, Brennan CA, Devare SG, Wood RW, Golden MR. HIV Testing in a High Incidence Population:  Is Antibody Testing Alone Good Enough? Clinical Infectious Diseases 2009 August 1;49(3):444-453.
  2. Brackney M, Baumbach J, Ewers C, Wood RW.  Agranulocytosis associated with cocaine use – Four states, March 2008 - November 2009.  Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report 58: No. 49; 1381-1385. 12/18/09.
  3. Buskin SE, Barash EA, Scott JD, Aboulafia DM, Wood RW.  Hepatitis B and C infection and liver disease trends among human immunodeficiency virus-infected individuals. World Journal of Gastroenterology, 4/11/2011 Apr 14;17(14): 1807-1817.  PubMed PMID: 21528052; PubMed entral PMCID: PMC308714.
  4. Golden MR, Stekler J, Kent JB, Hughes JP, Wood RW.  An Evaluation of HIV Partner Notification Using New Disposition Codes. Sex Transm dis 2009; 26: 95-101.


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