Helen Y. Chu M.D., M.P.H. Accepting new patients

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Infectious diseases


English, Mandarin Chinese


Helen Chu, M.D., M.P.H., is a board certified physician with UW Medicine and a UW assistant professor of Medicine and Allergy and Infectious Diseases and an adjunct assistant professor of Epidemiology.

Dr. Chu feels that the preferences, beliefs and diversity of each patient and their family are important to help us understand and take care of the patient.

Dr. Chu earned her M.D. at Duke and her M.P.H. at the UW. She is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Infectious Disease. Her research is focused on maternal vaccines, in particular vaccines against influenza and respiratory syncytial virus. She studies the virologic and immunologic correlates of protection from respiratory viral infections in mothers and infants in rural Nepal and performs clinical trials of vaccine candidates in both domestic and international sites.

Personal Interests

In her free time Dr. Chu enjoys spending time with her three children, traveling and gardening.
Univ. of Washington, School of Public Health & Community Medicine

Master Public Health, 2012

UW - Allergy & Infectious Diseases

Fellowship, 2012, Infectious Diseases

Harvard University, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Teaching Appointment, 2009

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - West

Residency, 2008

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center - West

Internship, 2006

Duke Univ. School of Medicine

Medical education, 2005


Board Certifications
  • Infectious Disease, 2011, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Internal Medicine, 2008, American Board of Internal Medicine