Dr. Eckert is a UW associate professor in the Women’s Health Division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the gynecology director at the Harborview Sexual Assault Center. She is an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Global Health and has been on the faculty at the UW since 1992.
Her clinical specialties are in infectious disease, vaginal infections, and immunizations. Dr. Eckert spent a sabbatical at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2009 working on the HPV vaccine. She maintains a clinical and research interest in global public health policy and its translation into improving women's health care locally and globally.
She also has research interests in female genital tract infections, sexual assault and immunization issues in reproductive health.
Patient Care Philosophy
"I believe communication is the key to successful treatment and wellness plans. Listening to patients is the basis for forming these plans. I enjoy all ages of women from teens to elderly."
Bike commuting, reading, travel, playing charades and being involved in my children's active lives.
Infectious diseases in obstetrics/gynecology, endometritis, vaccination and bacterial vaginosis. Cross cultural medicine.
Research: Immunizations, HPV Vaccine Policy and Monitoring, Vaginal Infections
Continuing Medical Education courses- teach about infectious disease topics at the local, regional and national level
Global Health Policy Development - in the School of Global Health
Gynecology, Obstetrics, Women's Health
Lili Church, MD, grew up on the northshore of Lake Superior in Minnesota. She completed her medical training at the University of Iowa and residency at Swedish Hospital in Seattle. She is board certified in Family Medicine and taught in the UW Family Medicine Residency Program before joining Hall Health. She works in both the Primary Care and Women’s Health clinics, reflecting her interests in urgent care, gynecology, reproductive health, procedures, education, and working with individuals to improve health and well-being.
She enjoys sunrises, her family, running, coffee, rain, and reading fiction.
Hall Health Center offers UW approved research studies as an option for women with urinary tract infections. These studies are voluntary and include assessment and free antibiotic treatment.
Currently we are looking for volunteers with symptoms of frequent and painful urination (less than 1 week duration) to participate in a treatment study using standard antibiotics.
Financial compensation will be provided.
The Hall Health Lactation Station is located in room G90 on the ground floor of Hall Health and is available for use by UW students, staff, and faculty.
Availability: Monday through Friday from 8am to 4:30pm.
Required: An initial 15 minute orientation is required to use the Hall Health Lactation Station. This can be arranged by calling 206-685-1034. Please bring your UW ID card to the orientation.