Helen King, M.D.

  • Internal Medicine - Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine
  • General Infectious Diseases
  • HIV

Biography

Helen King, M.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at UT Southwestern Medical Center. She specializes in general infectious diseases, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) care and prevention, sexual health, and sexually transmitted infections.

Dr. King earned her medical degree at Mercer University School of Medicine. She completed her residency in internal medicine and fellowship in infectious diseases at the University of California San Diego Medical Center.

Certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in infectious diseases, she joined the UT Southwestern faculty in 2017.

Dr. King has a strong background in both medical education and clinical outcomes research pertaining to HIV and sexually transmitted infections. She has delivered numerous invited lectures and published peer-reviewed articles on the subjects.

She is a member of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, the American College of Physicians, and the HIV Medicine Association. She also serves on the Dallas HIV Fast Track Cities Initiative for Dallas County.

Among other honors, she received the UTSW Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine Teaching Award in 2019.

Education & Training
  • Fellowship - University of California San Diego Medical Center (2014-2017), Infectious Diseases
  • Residency - University of California San Diego Medical Center (2011-2014), Internal Medicine
  • Medical School - Mercer University School of Medicine (2007-2011)
Professional Associations & Affiliations
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • American College of Physicians
  • HIV Medicine Association
Honors & Awards
  • Division of Infectious Diseases and Geographic Medicine Teaching Award 2019, UT Southwestern
  • Excellence in Scholarly Achievement as a Community Responsive Physician 2011, Mercer University School of Medicine
Books & Publications
Research
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections, including HIV Co-infections
  • HIV Prevention
  • HIV Clinical Outcomes Research

Clinical Focus

  • General Infectious Diseases
  • HIV
  • Sexual Health
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections

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