Christine M. Johnston, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
Associate Director, Infectious Diseases Fellowship Training Program
Associate Medical Director, UW Virology Research Clinic
Research Affiliate, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center

Faculty Information

Biography

Dr. Johnston is a physician-scientist who performs clinical studies of genital herpes simplex virus type 2 (HSV-2) infection, focused on characterizing spatial localization of subclinical genital shedding and host-virus interactions. In addition, research interests include studies of existing and novel antiviral agents to suppress HSV-2 genital shedding, and the interactions between HSV-2 and coinfections in the female genital tract, specifically HIV-1 and bacterial vaginosis.

Education & Training: 
MD
University of Minnesota Medical School
Minneapolis MN
2001
MPH
School of Public Health and Community Medicine, University of Washington
Seattle WA
2007
Residency
Department of Medicine, University of Washington
Seattle WA
2001-2004
Fellowship in Infectious Diseases
Department of Medicine, University of Washington
Seattle WA
2004-2007
Honors: 
Alfred D Milburn Scholarship, University of Minnesota
1998
Neal and Sarah Gault International Study Award, University of Minnesota
2001
Joel E Meyers Infectious Disease Scholarship Award, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
2004