As a core component to the division, our partners make our ongoing research discoveries and innovative programs possible.

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Department of Global Health

Established in 2007, the UW Department of Global Health bridges the schools of Medicine and Public Health, with the mission to improve health for all through research, education, training, and service.


Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division

The Vaccine and Infectious Disease Division (VIDD) was established as an institute in 2007 to facilitate and enhance the Hutch’s efforts in infectious disease prevention and vaccine development. 

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School of Public Health

The University of Washington's School of Public Health's vision is a world of healthy people in sustainable communities - locally, nationally, and globally. They are dedicated to education to prepare innovative and diverse public health leaders and scientists, research to advance public health science and policies, and service to promote the health and well-being of all communities.

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Seattle and King County Public Health

Seattle and King County Public Health provides public health services that promote health and prevent disease throughout King County.

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Washington Global Health Alliance

WGHA is an alliance of global health innovators in Washington State whose mission is to strategically connect Washington’s global health stakeholders to enhance their collective impact.

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Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

The Bill and Melinda Gates Fountation aims globally to enhance healthcare and reduce extreme poverty, and in America, to expand educational opportunities and access to information technology.

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Center for Infectious Disease Research

The Center for Infectious Disease Research is the largest independent, non-profit organization in the U.S., focused solely on infectious disease research.

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Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

IMHE is an independent population health research center at UW Medicine that provides rigorous and comparable measurement of the world's most important health problems and evaluates the strategies used to address them.

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PATH is an international nonprofit organization that accelerates innovation across five platforms—vaccinesdrugsdiagnosticsdevices, and system and service innovations—to harness their entrepreneurial insight, scientific and public health expertise, and passion for health equity.

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Benaroya Research Institute

Benaroya Research Institute at Virginia Mason (BRI) is a research institute dedicated to discovering causes and cures to eliminate autoimmune and immune system diseases.

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Institute for Protein Design

The Institute for Protein Design aims to design a new world of proteins to address 21st-century challenges in medicine, energy, and technology.


Infectious Disease Research Institute

IDRI has brought together a dedicated team of scientists from around the world who have keen minds, compassionate hearts and entrepreneurial spirits. Together, they are focused on finding new solutions for leprosy, leishmaniasis and tuberculosis, as well as malaria, HIV/AIDS, Chagas disease, pandemic flu and other infectious diseases of global importance.