Paul Drain, MD, MPH, is Assistant Professor in the Departments of Global Health, Medicine (Infectious Diseases), and Epidemiology at the University of Washington. He completed his infectious disease training at Massachusetts General Hospital and Brigham and Women’s Hospital at Harvard Medical School in Boston.
His research focuses on use of diagnostic testing and clinic-based screening, including novel point-of-care technologies, to improve clinical care and patient-centered outcomes in resource-limited settings, and has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, Harvard Global Health Institute, Harvard University, Infectious Disease Society of America, Harvard’s Center for AIDS Research, AIDS Healthcare Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
He has authored several global health books and received awards from the Global Health Education Consortium, the Infectious Disease Society of America, and a Faculty Teaching Award from Harvard Medical School, where he still co-teaches “Introduction to Social Medicine and Global Health” to first-year medical students.
United States; South Africa; Uganda; Thailand