Laura Cheever, MD, ScM

Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS Bureau
Health Resources and Services Administration
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services


Photo of Dr. Laura Cheever, Associate Administrator for HIV/AIDS Bureau at HRSALaura Cheever, MD, ScM, is the associate administrator for the HIV/AIDS Bureau of the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA).

Dr. Cheever previously served as the deputy associate administrator and chief medical officer 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. 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.

Before joining HRSA, Dr. Cheever was an assistant professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins University. She is committed to serving the HIV population and volunteers at the Bartlett 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.

Date Last Reviewed:  October 2020