Areas of clinical interest include metabolic and cardiovascular disease in the HIV population, antiretroviral therapy in pregnancy, HIV pharmacotherapy, and antiretroviral stewardship.
Specialty Area: HIV/Ambulatory Care.
Dr. Hester's research has primarily focused on the pharmacotherapy of HIV disease and management of metabolic and cardiovascular risks and complications. Additionally Dr. Hester has explored vitamin D deficiency and CKD in the HIV population, and perceptions of health. Currently, she is conducting research in diabetes care, bone health, vaccine utilization, and antiretroviral switch studies with novel therapies in HIV patients.