Dr. Alice Pau received her B.Sc. in Pharmacy from the University of Houston and her Pharm.D. degree from the University of Michigan. She completed a clinical pharmacy residency at the University of Illinois Hospital. Dr. Pau began her specialization in infectious diseases since 1984, with clinical and research expertise in HIV since 1988. Dr. Pau is currently a clinical pharmacy specialist and Clinical Staff Scientist at the NIAID/NIH. She has been an associate investigator of various NIH-sponsored drug interaction studies. Her other focus of research interest is in HIV treatment failure and drug resistance.
Dr. Pau is the Executive Secretary of the US DHHS Adult and Adolescents Antiretroviral Guidelines Panel since 2004. She is the co-editor of the DHHS Panel on Treatment and Prevention of Opportunistic Infections, and the leader of the Pharmacology Team for these guidelines.
Dr. Pau has received numerous awards for her excellence in clinical pharmacy practice and clinical education, including the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists’ Clinical Pharmacist of the Year (2002), the US Public Health Service Clinical Pharmacist of the Year (2005), and the IDSA/HIVMA Leader in Clinical Education Award (2007). She was an advisory member of the Board of Directors of the IDSA/HIVMA.