Linda O'Neal Eckert, M.D. is a UW professor in the Women's Health Division of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and the gynecology director at the Harborview Sexual Assault Center. She is an adjunct professor in the Department of Global Health and has been on the faculty at the UW since 1992.
Dr. Eckert's clinical specialties are in infectious disease, vaginal infections and immunizations. Dr. Eckert spent a sabbatical at the World Health Organization in Geneva, Switzerland, in 2009 working on the HPV vaccine. She maintains a clinical and research interest in global public health policy and its translation into improving women's health care locally and globally.
Dr. Eckert believes communication is the key to successful treatment and wellness plans. Listening to patients is the basis for forming these plans. She enjoys caring for all ages of women from teens to elderly.
Dr. Eckert enjoys bike commuting, reading, travel, playing charades and being involved in her children's active lives.