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Lee Ann Campbell, PhD, MS, BS

Professor, Epidemiology
Adjunct Professor, Global Health

Contact Information
University of Washington
Office: F161F
Box 357236
Department of Epidemiology
UW School of Public Health
1959 NE Pacific Street, F161F Health Sciences
Seattle, WA 98195
Tel: 206-543-0317

Graduate Program in Pathobiology (Director)

Research Interests
The overall research emphasis is the elucidation of molecular mechanisms of chlamydial pathogenesis. Chlamydia pneumoniae, a human respiratory pathogen, has been associated with cardiovascular disease and found in atherosclerotic lesions. A major current focus is on elucidating the role of C. pneumoniae in atherogenesis through the use of animal models of C. pneumoniae infection and atherosclerosis and in vitro models. These models are also being used to investigate therapeutic interventions and develop preventive strategies. Efforts are also focused on host/pathogen interactions to elucidate the mechanisms by which Chlamydia enters the host and the host receptors involved.

PhD, Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University 1982
MS, Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University 1979
BS, Microbiology, Pennsylvania State University 1977

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