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Grace John-Stewart

Grace John-Stewart, MD, MPH, PhD, is currently a professor at the University of Washington in the departments of global health, medicine, epidemiology, and pediatrics. Dr. John-Stewart is the director of the UW Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents and Children and the director of the International Core at the Center for AIDS Research. Her research is focused on international HIV-1 studies, primarily based in Kenya. These include studies of transmission, prevention, clinical epidemiology, clinical trials, and molecular epidemiology. Her interests include mother-to-child transmission of HIV-1, pediatric HIV-1 and co-infections (TB, helminths, CMV), HIV-1 acquisition and pathogenesis, treatment and delivery of HIV-1 treatment and prevention services. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed manuscripts. Dr. John-Stewart received the Elizabeth Glaser Scientist Award, has mentored over 40 students/fellows, received a K24 Mentorship Award, and received UW Department of Medicine mentorship award. Dr. John-Stewart was trained as an internist and pediatrician prior to infectious diseases. She earned her bachelor and medical degrees from the University of Michigan, and her master of public health and doctorate in epidemiology from the University of Washington.

Interview date

2011-01

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