Dr. King Holmes became the first William H. Foege Chair of Global Health at the University of Washington in November 2006 and stepped down in 2014. Dr. Holmes heads the Infectious Diseases Section at Harborview Medical Center and founded and directs the UW Center for AIDS and STD, a WHO Collaborating Center for AIDS & STD. The Center for AIDS and STD includes two NIH research centers — the UW/FHCRC Center for AIDS Research, established in 1988, and the UW STI Cooperative Research Center, established in 1991; and several NIH-funded research training programs; Dr. Holmes is also principal investigator for the International Training & Education Center on HIV (I-TECH), a collaboration between UW and University of California San Francisco – one of the largest HIV/AIDS training programs in the world. Dr. Holmes chairs the Scientific Advisory Board for the Accordia Foundation for Global Health and for the Infectious Diseases Institute at Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda, and the STI Working Group for the NIH HIV Prevention Trials Network. He has authored over 500 peer-reviewed publications and edited 30 books, monographs, and journal supplements.