Anna Wald, MD, MPH

Dr. Anna Wald MD, MPH
faculty member

Anna Wald, MD, MPH

Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division, Fred Hutch

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Dr. Anna Wald is a Fred Hutch physician and a clinical virology researcher who also heads the Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the University of Washington. She is an expert on infections in patients whose immune systems have been compromised by cancer treatment or viruses such as HIV. Her research is concentrated on the epidemiology, treatment and prevention of herpesviruses, and the development of new vaccines for a variety of viral pathogens. She is an investigator in clinical trials of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine and is involved in projects to develop home test kits for self-collection of blood samples for coronavirus antibody studies.

Other Appointments & Affiliations

Attending Physician, Infectious Disease Consulting Service
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center

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


MPH, Epidemiology, University of Washington, 1994

M.D., Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1985

B.A., Comparative Religion, Wesleyan University, 1979

Research Interests

Epidemiology, natural history, therapy, and prevention of human herpesvirus infections

Clinical trials of novel vaccines and therapeutics for viral pathogens

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