Kathleen E. Squires, MD is professor of medicine and director of the Division of Infectious Diseases at Thomas Jefferson University where she is also President of the faculty senate and the faculty trustee on the University Board of Trustees. Prior to joining Thomas Jefferson University Dr. Squires was an associate professor at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California. She was also the associate chief for HIV affairs, Division of Infectious Diseases at the Keck School of Medicine and the medical director of the HIV Clinic of the LAC/USC Medical Center. Dr. Squires is board certified in Internal Medicine and the subspecialty of Infectious Diseases. She served as the Principal Investigator for the Quintiles HIV Clinical Trials Unit, the Chair of the NIH AIDS Clinical Trials and Epidemiology Study Section and is the Immediate Past Chair of the HIV Medicine Association. She has published studies in peer-reviewed journals, including AIDS, Annals of Internal Medicine, JAIDS and NEJM . Dr. Squires is an active clinician and investigator focusing on antiretroviral clinical trials and HIV infection in women.