Nancy Kiviat, MD
Professor of Pathology
Dr. Kiviat's research focuses on studies of HIV-1, HIV-2, and HPV related cancers, as well as breast cancer, especially in Africa. In addition, she directs projects examining issues related to cervical cancer control both in developing countries and in the U.S., as well as studies exploring management of women with abnormal pap smears in this country. She directs several studies examining risk factors for HIV-1 and HIV-2 genital tract shedding in women and men. In addition, over the last 5 years Dr. Kiviat has been involved in several projects examining the development of biomarkers for detection of cervical, heart, and ovarian cancer. Currently there are ongoing NIH-funded projects in Seattle and Senegal, West Africa.