Anna Wald, MD, MPH

Anna Wald, MD, MPH

Professor, Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, and Epidemiology
University of Washington
Graduate Faculty, Medicine, Laboratory Medicine, and Epidemiology
University of Washington
Head, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
University of Washington
Attending Physician, SCCA Infectious Disease Consulting Service
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance

Clinical Positions

Medical Director, University of Washington Virology Research Clinic

Attending Physician, Harborview Medical Center and Seattle Cancer Care Alliance


University of Washington, 1994, MPH (Epidemiology)
Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1985, MD
Wesleyan University, 1979, BA (Comparative Religion)

Current Board Certification and Licensure

American Board of Internal Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
National Board of Medical Examiners
American Board of Internal Medicine (Internal Medicine)
Medical License, State of Washington

Research Interests

  • Epidemiology, natural history, therapy, and prevention of HSV and other herpesvirus infections
  • Interactions between HSV and HIV
  • Vaccines
  • Clinical trials

Clinical Expertise

  • Clinical virology
  • Infections in immunocompromised hosts

Teaching and Mentoring Interests

  • Clinical investigators

Current Studies

  • Epidemiology, natural history, and immunobiology of herpes simplex virus infection in immunocompetent and immunocompromised hosts
  • Host vs. viral genetic contribution to disease phenotype in HSV-1 seropositive twins
  • Epidemiology and pathobiology of HHV-8 infection at Uganda Cancer Institute

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Contact Information

(206) 520-4340