King Holmes

University of Washington Department of Global Health

Dr. King Holmes is the Director of Research and Faculty Development in the University of Washington’s Department of Global Health. He also serves as Director of the Center for AIDS Research and Professor in the University of Washington Department of Medicine. He is formerly the William H. Foege Chair of the Department of Global Health, His research interest are in the HIV programs which include molecular virology, immunology, clinical trials, vaccine development, vaccine evaluation, and international HIV prevention research; STD programs include separate projects involving genital HPV infection, genital herpes, HTLV infections, vaginal infections, pelvic inflammatory diseases, chlamydial and gonococcal infection, the immunobiology of syphilis, and STD prevention research in the US and in developing countries. Dr. Holmes received his B.S. from Harvard University, his M.D. from Cornell University and his Ph.D in microbiology from the University of Hawaii.