Dr. Kara McGee is an associate clinical professor at the Duke University School of Nursing and associate professor at the Duke University School of Medicine. She is also a certified physician assistant with 30 years of clinical medicine experience. 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 doctorate 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. 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 specializes in HIV medicine and follows over 500 patients with HIV infection.