Dr. Fowler is a Professor in the Department of Pathology. She is a pediatrician by training with a fellowship in developmental pediatrics. She also has a Masters in Public Health from Johns Hopkins U. Bloomberg School of Public Health. Dr. Fowler is a world renowned clinical researcher who has devoted her career to research on prevention of HIV and its treatment. Her area of focus on prevention of mother to child transmission of HIV and among high risk women in international settings;; adherence and resistance; as well as pediatric HIV treatment and developmental outcomes. Before joining the faculty at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 2005, Dr. Fowler previously worked at NIH on pediatric HIV clinical trials; and at CDC overseeing HIV research and programmatic activities in high prevalence sates. She is currently the Principal Investigator for the Johns Hopkins U. Kampala Clinical Trials Unit and is responsible for oversight of two clinical trial units in Kampala Uganda: the Makerere U. Johns Hopkins U. Research Collaboration site and the Baylor-Uganda Clinical Research site.