Developmental Core (B) : Core Directors

Gwendolyn Scott, M.D.

Research Profile
Dr. Scott is a Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of Pediatric Infectious Disease and Immunology. Since 1982 Dr. Scott has conducted research into the natural history and pathogenesis of HIV infection in children and perinatal transmission of HIV. She has extensive experience in the conduct of clinical trials in HIV infected pregnant women and their infants as well as children with HIV. She is recognized for her work in the prevention of perinatal transmission of HIV. She is the Principal Investigator (P.I.) of the NIH funded International Maternal Pediatric Adolescent HIV/AIDS Clinical Trials (IMPAACT) Group at the University of Miami as well as the P.I. for the Pediatric AIDS Cohort Studies funded through NIH NICHD.