Christine Johnston, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician at the Madison Clinic at Harborview and SCCA and a UW assistant professor of Allergy and Infectious Diseases and Medicine. She is also associate director of UW Medicine’s Virology Research Clinic.
Dr. Johnston is a physician-scientist who specializes in infectious diseases (especially HIV infection). Her goal is to provide compassionate care to patients with HIV infection and to patients who develop infections while undergoing treatment or transplantation for cancer.
Dr. Johnston earned her M.D. from the University of Minnesota and her M.P.H. from the UW. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases. She also conducts clinical research on genital herpes simplex virus (HSV). She is interested in therapeutic and prophylactic HSV vaccines and how HSV interacts with other genital tract conditions, such as HIV and bacterial vaginosis.
In her free time Dr. Johnston enjoys spending time with her family, running and soccer.