Susan Swindells is a professor of internal medicine in the section of infectious diseases at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, USA. A native of England, Dr. Swindells earned her medical degree from University College London in 1977, with postgraduate training in England and at the University of Washington in Seattle. She has been involved in HIV care since 1984. A clinician and active researcher, Dr. Swindells has many years’ experience in translational and clinical research in the field of HIV/AIDS, with a special interest in tuberculosis co-infection. She also has ongoing projects with long-acting formulations of antiretroviral agents. Dr. Swindells is on the leadership of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group of the National Institutes of Health, and is a member of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines. An active teacher on the UNMC campus and outside, Dr. Swindells has published multiple articles in scholarly journals, and both contributed to and edited textbooks.