Maithe Enriquez is Associate Professor University of Missouri, Sinclair School of Nursing and nurse practitioner University Physician Associates, Truman Medical Center-Hospital Hill. She has published widely on the issue of HIV and AIDS in professional journals such as the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, AIDS Patient Care and STDs, and the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. Dr. Enriquez has been a mentor for the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations and an editorial board member for the Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care.