• Adjunct Associate Professor, Global Health
  • Associate Professor, Medicine - Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
  • Medical Director, Firland Northwest TB Center (FNWTBC)
David Horne

Harborview Medical Center
325 9th Avenue
Box 359762
Seattle, WA 98104
United States

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DAVID HORNE, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine and Adjunct Associate Professor of Global Health at the University of Washington. He is a staff physician at the TB Control Program, Public Health – Seattle & King County. Dr. Horne’s broad research interests are in various aspects of tuberculosis and latent tuberculosis infection, including transmission, epidemiology, diagnosis, and dissemination of best practices. Dr. Horne is the Medical Director of Washington State TB ECHO, a weekly telemedicine conference to support TB-related care and dissemination of best practices in the Pacific Northwest. He is also a member of the U.S. CDC’s Advisory Council for the Elimination of TB.

  • MD (University of California (San Francisco))
  • MPH (University of Washington)
Country Affiliations 
  • Spanish
Health Topics 
  • Infectious Diseases (other than STDs)
  • Pulmonary Diseases and Pneumonia
  • Respiratory Disease
  • TB

LaCourse SM, Cranmer L, Kinuthia J, Matemo DN, John-Stewart GC, Horne DJ. Tuberculosis case finding in HIV-infected pregnant women in Kenya reveals poor performance of symptom screening and rapid diagnostic tests. J AIDS, 2016 Feb 1; 71(2):219-27. PMCID: PMC4712112.

Ghassemieh B, Attia EF, Koelle DM, Mancuso JD, Narita M, Horne DJ. QuantiFERON and Tuberculin Skin Test Results in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Amer J Resp Crit Care Med, 2016 Aug 15; 194(4): 493-500. PMCID: PMC5003328

Horne DJ, Graustein AD, Shah JA, Peterson GJ, Savlov M, Steele S, Narita M, Hawn TR. Human ULK1 variation and susceptibility to Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. J Infec Dis, 2016 Oct 15; 214(8):1260-7. PMCID: PMC5034956

Frank DJ, Horne DJ, Dutta NK, Shaku MT, Madensein R, Hawn TR, Steyn AJC, Karakousis PC, Kana BD, Meintjes G, Laughon B, Tanvir Z. Remembering the host in tuberculosis drug development. J Infec Dis, 2019 Apr 19; 219(10):1518-24

Horne DJ, Kohli M, Zifodya JS, Schiller I, Dendukuri N, Tollefson D, Schumacher SG, Ochodo EA, Pai M, Steingart KR. Xpert MTB/RIF and Xpert MTB/RIF Ultra for pulmonary tuberculosis and rifampicin resistance in adults. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 2019, Issue 5. Art. No.:CD009593