Joe Zunt M.D., M.P.H., a board-certified neurologist, is co-director of the University of Washington/Fred Hutch Center for AIDS Research International Core and Principal Investigator of several Fogarty-funded global health training programs.
Dr. Zunt earned his M.D. from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. He completed his neurology residency and infectious diseases fellowship at the University of Washington, Seattle.
Dr. Zunt has built a collaborative research and training network involving UW and medical centers, nongovernmental organizations and universities throughout Peru. His research interests in Peru include viral and "tropical" infections of the nervous system; and clinical, neurologic and virologic manifestations of HIV, HTLV-I, and HTLV-II infections and coinfections in the general population and in marginalized populations.
Dr. Zunt is a UW professor in the departments of Neurology and Global Health and an adjunct professor in the departments of Medicine and Epidemiology.