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Jillian Pintye RN, MPH, PhD

Interim Associate Dean of Research
Associate Professor

Dr. Jillian Pintye (she/her), RN, MPH, PhD, is a nurse-scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics at the University of Washington. She is also affiliated with the Global Center for Integrated Health of Women, Adolescents, and Children (Global WACh) in the Department of Global Health and is a Research Associate with the Botswana Harvard Health Partnership. Her research focuses on HIV and STI prevention and treatment, particularly within maternal child health and family planning settings. Dr. Pintye is engaged in a suite of studies related to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prevention among young cisgender women and pregnant populations in Kenya, including pharmacokinetic evaluations, randomized clinical trials (RCTs), prospective cohort studies, and qualitative and implementation science evaluations. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Pintye was a Peace Corps Volunteer in Botswana, where she developed a passion for HIV and STI prevention among pregnant people and their children.

2007, BSN, La Salle University
2014, MPH in Epidemiology Global Health Track, University of Washington
2017, PhD in Nursing Science, University of Washington
2017, Graduate Certificate in HIV and STIs, University of Washington
2017-2019, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Global Health, University of Washington

Awards, accolades and distinguished memberships:

2023      NIH HIV Comorbidities and Clinical Studies (HCCS) Study Section, standing member
2021      Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) Protégé Award
2019      University of Washington Post-Doctoral Fellow Mentorship Award, Finalist
2019      Washington Global Health Alliance (WGHA) Pioneers of Global Health Rising Star Award
2016      Member, Association for Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC)
2014      International AIDS Society Young Investigator Award
2007      Fulbright Scholar, Denmark
2007      Inductee, Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honors Society

What classes do you teach?

  • NURS 457 Seminar on Professional Nursing Topics in Research and Clinical Practice
  • GH 560 Principles of STI/HIV Research and Public Health Practice

What do you love about the UW School of Nursing?
It is inspiring to work within a community of dedicated clinicians, educators, and scientists who are committed to improving health equity and outcomes for all.


Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Informatics

Research Areas

  • Innovative Interventions
  • Health Equity
  • Lifespan Health

Research Centers

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