Dr. Anna Wald
Anna Wald, MD, MPH
Division Head
Professor of Medicine

About us

Members of our Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases have been nationally and internationally recognized for their work in a variety of subspecialties, including HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases and infections, viral diseases, immuno-compromised hosts, bacterial pathogenesis, geographic medicine, urinary tract infections, and the molecular biology of infectious diseases.


Our stories

Demonstrating our strong commitment to departmental DEI efforts, the inaugural awards were presented to five recipients.

Dr. Paul Drain (AID) and Dr. Matthew Thompson, will lead UW’s arm of the NIH sponsored RADx-UP program, “Protecting Our Community: A Pragmatic Randomized Trial of Home-based COVID Testing with American Indian and Latino Communities”.

Dr. Helen Chu is named researcher of the year for her work with the Seattle Flu Study.