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Professor, Medicine
Professor, Global Health
Adjunct Professor, Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences

Education & Training

  • MD, George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences, Washington, DC (1975–1979)
  • Residency in Internal Medicine, Primary Care Track, University of Washington Affiliated Hospitals, Seattle, WA (1979–1982)
  • Chief Residency in Medicine, Swedish Hospital Medical Center, Seattle, WA (1981–1982)
  • Fellowship in Respiratory Disease and Critical Care, University of Washington, Seattle, WA (1982–1984)
  • Residency in Preventative Medicine, University of Washington, School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA (1984–1986)
  • MPH, University of Washington, School of Public health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA (1984–1986)


  • American College of Physicians Teaching and Research Scholar (1985–1988)
  • Fellow, Respiratory Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, UW (1982–1984)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha


Dr. Barnhart has worked in a wide variety of clinical and public health settings. He is interested in health system strengthening and capacity development of Ministries of Health and local NGOs to develop independent programs to  implement public health programs. Research projects have included strengthening public hospitals and support for development of electronic medical records in Haiti, design of teaching clinics in Ethiopia, and implementation of voluntary male medical circumcision at scale to prevent HIV transmission in Southern and Eastern Africa. He is also interested in encouraging the transfer of grants from foreign institutions to local NGOs for direct management as a matter of social justice.

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