Kara McGee is an Associate Clinical Professor in the MSN program at the Duke University School of Nursing and Associate Professor at the Duke University School of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases. She maintains a clinical practice as physician assistant with Duke Health Infectious Disease clinic. Dr. McGee completed her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and Medical Technology at the Catholic University of America and then earned her physician assistant degree at SUNY Stony Brook. She also has a Master of Science in Public Health from UNC Chapel Hill and a Doctor of Medical Science from Lincoln Memorial University, Debusk College of Osteopathic Medicine. She is certified by the National Commission for the Certification of Physician Assistants and is credentialed as an HIV Specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine. She has been practicing HIV medicine for 17 years and has particular interest and experience in the diagnosis and management of acute HIV infection and the management of HIV in pregnancy. She also practices at a community health center in Henderson, NC with a focus on HIV and primary care in rural populations. Dr. McGee helped develop the HIV specialty program for nurse practitioner students at the Duke University School of Nursing where she is also lead faculty for the program. She is also faculty for the Cultural Determinants of Health and Health Disparities course taught to first year medical students in the School of Medicine.