Doctor Laura Cheeveris Deputy Director and Chief Medical Officer of the HIV/AIDS Bureau at the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). There, she provides leadership and technical expertise in the administration of the Ryan White CARE Act and in HRSA’s global HIV/AIDS program. Prior to holding this position, she was the chief of the HIV Education Branch in the HIV/AIDS Bureau, serving as the national director of the AIDS Education and Training Center (AETC) program. Before joining HRSA, Dr. Cheever was an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Johns Hopkins University, where she developed a regional HIV program to provide on-site HIV primary and consultative care in health departments serving 18 Maryland counties. At Johns Hopkins, Dr. Cheever has served as medical director of both a women’s methadone program and a peer-based adherence program. Additionally, she directed provider training for the Johns Hopkins AIDS Service. She has experience working with the Ryan White CARE Act program, heading Title I, Title II, and AETC-funded programs, and has served on the Baltimore Eligible Metropolitan Area Title I Planning Council. Dr. Cheever is board certified in internal medicine and infectious diseases and continues to see patients. Her primary interests are increasing access to and retention in HIV care and the integration of HIV prevention, Hepatitis C treatment, and substance abuse treatment into HIV primary care. She has trained at Johns Hopkins University, the University of California, San Francisco, and Brown University. Dr. Cheever has extensive international experience, working primarily in Brazil, and is fluent in Portuguese.