Dr. Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA is a Professor of Medicine and Acting Head of the Division of Allergy & Infectious Diseases, and director of the Seattle STD/HIV Prevention Training Center. She is internationally recognized for her research and education efforts in the field of sexually transmitted infections, especially as they affect women’s health. She is a fellow of the American College of Physicians and the Infectious Disease Society of America.
She conducts research on the human microbiome, and is the Director of the UW Sexually Transmitted Infections Cooperative Research Center. She holds several positions with the American Board of Internal Medicine, including Chair of the Infectious Disease Specialty Board, Chair of the Infectious Disease Examination Committee, and President-Elect of the Council.
Her other research interests include the prevention of HIV infection using biomedical interventions, including microbicides. Recently, she led the VOICE Study, a large study evaluating HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis administered vaginally and orally to women at high risk for HIV infection in sub-Saharan Africa conducted by the NIH-funded Microbicide Trials Network. She is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and of the Infectious Disease Society of America. Other areas of research interest include the pathogenesis and management of bacterial vaginosis; STD in HIV-infected persons; and antibiotic resistance in gonorrhea.