David A. Katz, PhD, MPH
Acting Instructor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases

Faculty Information


David is an Acting Instructor in the Department of Medicine at the University of Washington and an Epidemiologist for the HIV/STD Program of Public Health – Seattle & King County. He also serves as the epidemiologist for the PHSKC STD Clinic and for a CDC-funded program to utilize public health surveillance and partner services to increase HIV testing, linkage to care, and retention in HIV care in Washington State.

Education & Training: 
MPH in Epidemiology
University of Washington
Seattle WA
PhD in Epidemiology
University of Washington
Seattle WA
Johns Hopkins University Outstanding Leader Award
Phi Beta Kappa
University of Washington Graduate Opportunity & Minority Achievement Program Fellowship
19th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, Young Investigator Award
(206) 744-5877
Mailing Address: 

Harborview Medical Center
325 Ninth Avenue, Box 359931
Seattle, WA
USA 98104

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • HIV/STI epidemiology and prevention
  • LGBTQ health
  • Public health practice
  • Mathematical modeling of infectious diseases
  • mHealth/eHealth

Katz DA, Dombrowski JC, Kerani RP, Aubin MR, Kern DA, Heal DD, Bell TR, Golden MR. Integrating HIV Testing as an Outcome of STD Partner Services for Men Who Have Sex with Men. AIDS Patient Care STDs. 2016; 30:208-14.

Katz DA, Dombrowski JC, Bell TR, Kerani RP, Golden MR. HIV Incidence among Men Who Have Sex with Men Following Diagnosis with Sexually Transmitted Infections. Sex Transm Dis. 2016; 43:249-54.

Katz DA, Cassels SL, Stekler JD. Replacing clinic-based tests with home-use tests may increase HIV prevalence among Seattle men who have sex with men: evidence from a mathematical model. Sex Transm Dis. 2014; 41:2-9.

Katz DA, Golden MR, Stekler JD. Use of a home-use test to diagnose HIV infection in a sex partner: a case report. BMC Research Notes. 2012; 5:440.

Katz DA, Kiarie JN, John-Stewart GJ, Richardson BA, John FN, Farquhar C. Male Perspectives on Incorporating Men into Antenatal HIV Counseling and Testing. PLoS ONE. 2009; 4:e7602.