Christina Marra is board certified in Neurology. After her neurology training, she completed a fellowship in Infectious Diseases. She is currently Professor of Neurology with an adjunct appointment in Medicine (Infectious Diseases) at the University of Washington in Seattle, Washington. She has cared for HIV-infected people with neurological problems since 1988. She participates in multi-center clinical research on the neurological consequences of HIV, and she directs a research program on neurosyphilis with emphasis on differences in disease course and response to treatment in patients who are also infected with HIV.