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Cheever Named Leader of HRSA’s HIV/AIDS Bureau

Posted Jul 16 2013 5:41pm

By Mary Wakefield PhD, RN , Administrator, Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

Dr. Laura Cheever

Dr. Laura Cheever

I am pleased to announce that Dr. Laura Cheever has been selected as the Health Resources and Services Administration’s Associate Administrator for the (HRSA) HIV/AIDS Bureau .

For the last 10 years, Dr. Cheever has served as the Deputy Associate Administrator of the HIV/AIDS Bureau, responsible for leading the Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program and HRSA’s programming for the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).  She has also provided national leadership for HIV/AIDS care and treatment, including the development of federal guidelines for HIV care.  Dr. Cheever joined HRSA in 1999 as the Chief of the HIV Education Branch where she was responsible for providing HIV/AIDS clinical education and training for the Nation’s health care providers.  She is committed to serving the HIV population and volunteers weekly at the Moore Clinic for HIV Care at The Johns Hopkins University Hospital.  Dr. Cheever received her medical degree from Brown University and is board certified in Infectious Diseases.

Please join me in congratulating Dr. Cheever on her new appointment.

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