Janine R. Maenza, MD
Clinical Professor
Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, HIV Vaccine Trials Unit
Sites of Practice: 
Harborview Medical Center

Faculty Information


Dr. Maenza works as a clinical researcher at the UW Primary Infection Clinic and the UW/FHCRC HIV Vaccine Trials Unit. Her work involves seeing research study participants with early HIV infection and volunteers who enroll in clinical trials of preventative HIV vaccines.

Education & Training: 
Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons
New York, NY
Fellow, Infectious Diseases
Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD
Residency Teaching Award, University of Virginia
HIV Vaccine Trials Network Citizenship Award
(206) 667-5743
Mailing Address: 

Cabrini Medical Tower

901 Boren Avenue NE

Suite 1320

Seattle, WA 98104

Research & Clinical Interests
Research Interests: 
  • HIV primary infection
  • HIV prevention 

Maenza J, Tapia K, Holte S, Stekler JD, Stevens CE, Mullins JI, Collier AC. How often does treatment of primary HIV lead to post-treatment control? Antiviral Therapy. 2015; 20(8):855-63.
• PubMed Abstract

Stekler JD, Wellman R, Holte S, Maenza J, et al. Are there benefits to starting HAART during primary HIV infection? Conclusions from the Seattle Primary Infection Cohort vary by control group. Int J STD AIDS. 2012; 23(3): 201-6.
• PubMed Abstract

Rosenberg ES, Graham BS, Chan ES, Bosch R, Stocker V, Maenza J, et al. Safety and immunogenicity of therapeutic DNA vaccination in individuals treated with antiretroviral therapy during acute/early HIV-1 infection. PlosOne. 2010; 5(5):e10555.
• PubMed Abstract

Chun TW, Justement JS, Murray D, Hallahan CW, Maenza J, et al. Rebound of plasma viremia following cessation of antiretroviral therapy despite profoundly low levels of HIV reservoir: implications for eradication. AIDS. 2010; 24 :2803-8.
• PubMed Abstract

Mark KE, Maenza J, Garcia D, et al. Educating community medical providers about HIV vaccine induced seropositivity. Retrovirology. 2009; 6(Suppl 3):P199.
• PubMed Abstract

Stekler J, Maenza J, Stevens CE, et al. Screening for acute HIV infection: lessons learned. Clin Infect Dis. 2007; 44(3):459-61.
• PubMed Abstract

Chun TW, Justement JS, Moir S, Hallahan C, Maenza J,et al. Decay of the HIV reservoir in patients receiving antiretroviral therapy for extended periods: implications for eradication of virus. J Infect Dis. 2007; 195(12):1762-4.
• PubMed Abstract