Matthew Golden, MD, is a Professor, UW Division of Allergy and Infectious Disease, and he is Director of a the UW and Public Health, Seattle & King County (PHSKC) – HIV/STD Control Program, a collaborative project aimed at evaluating new public health interventions to control sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV. This project also provides a fellowship training opportunity to teach how to integrate research and public health practice.
Dr. Golden works on research and public health projects related to HIV partner services in several countries in sub-Saharan Africa. He is the principal investigator of a CDC grant aimed at providing assistance to U.S. health departments in high-impact HIV prevention and training opportunities for persons interested in careers in HIV/STD-related public health practice. His research includes evaluations of population-based interventions to improve HIV care, a study of seroadaptive behaviors among men who have sex with men, research on new treatments for gonorrhea and HIV/STD surveillance projects, and program evaluations.