University of Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Dr Hillier is Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences and Microbiology and Molecular Genetics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, and a Senior Investigator at Magee-Womens Research Institute in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The primary focus of her research is reproductive infectious diseases, with an emphasis on the prevention of sexually transmitted infections including HIV. She is Principal Investigator of the Microbicide Trials Network, 1 of 5 clinical trials networks funded by the NIH, focused on the treatment and prevention of HIV. In addition, she has done research in the area of contraceptive hormones and HIV risk, and the preclinical and early clinical development of novel formulations of antiretroviral drugs for the prevention of HIV.