Donna E. Sweet, M.D., A.A.H.I.V.S., M.A.C.P.
Professor, Wichita - Internal Medicine
Dr. Sweet is a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Kansas School of Medicine-Wichita. Dr. Sweet is a delegate to the American Medical Association, a member of the leadership for the American College of Physicians, and past president of the ACP Board of Regents. In 2015, Dr. Sweet was awarded an honorary doctorate from Wichita State University in recognition of her 35 years of service to patients with HIV/AIDS, as well as her contributions to health care as a clinical educator. She is certified as an HIV specialist by the American Academy of HIV Medicine of which she is a past board chair. In addition to her longtime participation on the COLA board, a laboratory accreditation 501(c)(3) entity, she is chair of the national HarborPath board, an organization that assists patients in accessing HIV, hepatitis and cancer treatment medication as well as other chronic medications. She is also a member of the National Health HIV Board. She has an HIV program in her clinic with federal Ryan White Parts B, C and D funds and cares for approximately 1,300 patients with HIV. She is also principal and investigator and clinical director of the Midwest AIDS Training + Education Center of Kansas and Nebraska (MATEC-KS/NE) as well as director of Kansas Care Through Housing, a Housing for People With AIDS (HOPWA) grant-funded project. Dr. Sweet has travelled extensively nationally and internationally, educating physicians about HIV care and treatment. Prior to medical school, she completed a master’s degree in biology with emphasis on microbiology/immunology, and she worked in a hospital lab as a clinical microbiologist. Golf and travel round out her career.
Education and Training
- MD, Univ. of Kansas-Medical Ctr.