Clare Barrington is assistant professor of health behavior in the Gillings School of Global Public Health. She has comprehensive global health research experience in Latin America. In addition to her research on HIV among female sex workers and their regular partners in the Dominican Republic, Barrington has led or collaborated on projects in Guatemala, El Salvador and Cuba. Recently, she has begun conducting HIV-related research among the Mexican immigrant population in North Carolina. In her leadership role at the Institute, which she assumed in 2013, Clare wants to expand research activities with Latinos in North Carolina.