Department of OBGYN

Sharon Hillier, PhD

  • Professor, Departments of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Sciences and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
  • Vice-Chair, Faculty Affairs

Education & Training

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Clinical and Public Health Microbiology and Laboratory Medicine, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
  • Ph.D., Bacteriology and Public Health, Washington State University, Pullman, WA

Representative Publications

  • Austin, MN, Rabe LK, Srinivasan S, Fredricks DN, Wiesenfeld HC, Hillier SL. Mageeibacillus indolicus gen. nov., sp. nov.: A novel bacterium isolated from the female genital tract. Anaerobe. 2015;32:37-42. PMID: 25482717. PMCID: PMC4385425.
  • Marrazzo JM1, Ramjee G, Richardson BA, Gomez K, Mgodi N, Nair G, Palanee T, Nakabiito C, van der Straten A, Noguchi L, Hendrix CW, Dai JY, Ganesh S, Mkhize B, Taljaard M, Parikh UM, Piper J, Mâsse B, Grossman C, Rooney J, Schwartz JL, Watts H, Marzinke MA, Hillier SL, McGowan IM, Chirenje ZM, VOICE Study Team. Tenofovir-based preexposure prophylaxis for HIV infection among African women. N Engl J Med. 2015;372:509-18. PMID: 25651245. PMCID: PMC4341965.
  • Chappell CA, Isaacs CE, Weimin J, Meyn LA, Uranker K, Dezzutti CS, Moncla BJ, Hillier SL. The effect of menopause on the innate anti-viral activity of cervicovaginal lavage. Am J Obstet Gynecol. 2015;pii:S0002-9378:00326-9. PMID: 25818668. PMCID: PMC4519412.
  • Noguchi L, Richardson B, Baeten J, Hillier S, Balkus J, Chirenje Z, Bunge K, Ramjee G, Nair G, Palanee-Phillips T, Selepe P, van der Straten A, Parikh U, Gomez K, Piper J, Watts H, Marrazzo J. Risk of HIV-1 acquisition among women using different types of injectable progestin contraception in South Africa: a prospective cohort study. Lancet HIV. 2015;2:e279-e287. PMID: 26155597. PMCID: PMC4491329.

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