Donna E. Sweet, MD, AAHIVS, MACP
Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita
Donna Sweet, MD is a Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. She is a Master in the American College of Physicians and is a past Chair of the American College of Physicians Foundation Board as well as Chair Emeritus of the American College of Physicians Board of Regents. Dr. Sweet is also an AMA delegate for the ACP and is the Chair of the Council on Medical Service of the AMA.
Dr. Sweet is certified as an HIV specialist by the Academy of HIV Medicine of which she is the immediate past Chair. She is a past Co-Chair of the CDC HRSA AIDS Advisory Council (CHAC) and is the current national Chair of the Health HIV Board where she is leading a national effort with Health HIV to address the U.S. HIV medical workforce shortage.
She has an HIV program in her clinic with Ryan White Parts B, C and D and is also the Principal Investigator and Director of the Kansas AIDS Education and Training Center as well as Director of the Kansas Care Through Housing, a “Housing for People With AIDS” (HOPWA) grant funded project.
Dr. Sweet cares for approximately 1,200 patients with HIV in her clinic in Wichita and in three outreach clinics in rural Kansas in addition to a large general medicine practice of over 3,000 patients. She accomplishes this with the help of a team of experienced social workers, nurses and mid-level providers who not only provide medical care, but also provide case management services for patients and families living with HIV infection.
Dr. Sweet has travelled extensively nationally and internationally educating physicians about HIV care and treatment. For the past seven years, she has travelled twice a year to provide HIV education in the Russian Far East to physicians and other healthcare workers.