School of Public Health

Farquhar, Carey

Carey Farquhar

Professor, Allergy and Infectious Dis.
Professor, Epidemiology
Professor, Global Health


MD Harvard University, 1994
MPH University of Washington, 2001

Contact Info

Box 359909
Ninth & Jefferson Building
325 9th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104
Tel: 206-543-4278

Dr. Carey Farquhar, MD, MPH, is a professor at the University of Washington in the Departments of Global Health, Medicine, and Epidemiology. Dr. Farquhar is also the Associate Chair for Academic Programs in the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington. She received her MD at Harvard Medical School. She completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine and a fellowship in infectious disease at the University of Washington, where she also earned a Masters in Public Health. She mentors US and Kenyan trainees and conducts research on HIV-discordant couples, HIV partner services, correlates of immunity against HIV-1, and mother-to-child HIV-1 transmission.

She has published more than 145 peer-reviewed papers and is the Director of the UW Kenya Research and Training Center and two international training programs, the International AIDS Research and Training Program and the Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in African Global Health Leadership, as well as the UW Internal Medicine Global Health Pathway. Dr. Farquhar teaches 3 courses in the School of Public Health -- AIDS: A Multidisciplinary Approach, the Responsible Conduct of Research, and the Integrated Residency Global Health Leadership course. In addition, she sees HIV-infected patients one half-day per week at Madison Clinic and attends on the wards at Harborview Medical Center.

Dr. Farquhar is also the Director of the International AIDS Research and Training Program (IARTP).


UW Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Research Interests

AIDS epidemiology and HIV prevention in Africa; heterosexual and vertical HIV transmission

Teaching Interests

Dr. Farquhar teaches Epi 530 "AIDS: A Multidisciplinary Approach" during autumn quarter and Epi 590E "Responsible Conduct of International Research" during autumn quarter.

In The News

Saving Lives with Smartphones
UW, 04/20/2015

Mobile Medicine: Three Projects to Stop the Spread of HIV in Africa
Columns magazine, 06/02/2014

When Innovation Leads to a Low-Tech Solution
UW School of Public Health News, 03/11/2014