Professor Suzanne Crowe is a physician-scientist who co-founded the first HIV clinic in Melbourne (Fairfield Hospital, 1984). Her internationally-recognized research focusses on two areas of global importance: HIV pathogenesis and HIV care in resource-limited countries. Her findings inform clinical practice and current “cure” research. Her co-developed point-of-care CD4 test, licensed to Omega, UK, will provide access to treatment for millions of HIV-infected individuals in the developing world. She is active in global policy-making. She was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia, recognised for her service to medical research in HIV/AIDS medicine as an academic, clinician and researcher.