David Aboulafia, M.D.

Principal Investigator
Associated Study Sites:
Virginia Mason Medical Center
Section of Hematology/Oncology
HIV Specialist, American Academy of HIV Medicine

1100 9th Ave.

Seattle, WA 98101

Tel: 206.223.6193

David Aboulafia, M.D.

Dr. Aboulafia is the Section Head in the department of Hematology/Oncology at Virginia Mason Clinic and an Investigator in the Virginia Mason Community Clinical Oncology Program/SWOG. He is an active member of the AIDS Malignancy Consortium and chair of the AMC outreach, education, recruitment and retention committee. He is also a Clinical Professor of Medicine in the Division of Hematology at the University of Washington.

Since 1992, Dr. Aboulafia has been the Medical Director of Bailey-Boushay House in Seattle. Bailey-Bousahy provides care to people with HIV disease, promoting their health, well-being and functional independence. Its goal is to ensure that every person with HIV/AIDS in our community has equal access to positive outcomes. Bailey-Boushay emphasizes acceptance of all people, compassion, safety, and the dignity and autonomy of individuals. Dr. Aboulafia also serves on the University of Washington Center for AIDS Research (CFAR) Committee, and is member of the HIV Medical Association and the International Association of Physicians for AIDS Care.


  • M.D., University of Michigan Medical School, 1983
  • B.S. in Biological Anthropology and Zoology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1979