Christine M. Johnston M.D., M.P.H. Accepting new patients

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AIDS care, Infectious diseases


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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.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Johnston enjoys spending time with her family, running and soccer.

Madison Clinic at Harborview

325 9th Ave., 2nd Floor West Clinic Seattle, WA 98104


AIDS care, Behavioral healthcare, HIV care, Infectious diseases

Univ. of Washington

Master Public Health, 2007

Univ. of Minnesota

Medical education, 2001

UW - Infectious Diseases

Fellowship, Infectious Diseases

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Internship, Internal Medicine

UW - Division of General Internal Medicine

Residency, Internal Medicine


Board Certifications
  • Infectious Disease, 2007, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2004, American Board of Internal Medicine