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Seth A.

Infectious Diseases
Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Medicine, Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases
Medical Director, Infection Prevention & Control, University of Washington Medical Center
Sites of Practice
University of Washington Medical Center

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Dr. Cohen is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of Washington and the Medical Director of Infection Prevention at UW Medical Center. Dr. Cohen has attended on Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center Infectious Disease service at UW and currently attends on the ID consult service at UW Medical Center. He is passionate about medical education and co-directs the annual Tropical Medicine elective (GH561) in the UW School of Medicine. Dr. Cohen specializes in caring for patients who may have compromised immune systems due to cancer, transplantation, or autoimmune disease, as well as people living with HIV. He is especially interested in general infectious diseases, including sexually transmitted infections, surgical infections, osteomyelitis, prosthetic joint infections, travel, and tropical medicine. 

research interests

  • Epidemiology of Invasive Fungal Infections
  • Quality Improvement
  • Infection Prevention
  • Employee Health
  • Healthcare Associated Infections

clinical interests

  • General Infectious Diseases
  • Travel and Tropical Medicine 
  • Sexually transmitted infections
  • Surgical infections
  • Osteomyelitis and prosthetic joint infections
  • Patients with compromised immune systems 
  • HIV
  • Internal Medicine 

education & training

Dr. Cohen received his Master of Science in epidemiology from the University of Washington, where he also completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases. Dr. Cohen did his residency, and served as chief resident, at the University of California, San Francisco. He received his MD from Emory University.


UWMC Patient Safety Hero

Institute of Translational Health Sciences Fellow Award

Woodruff Scholar, Emory University