Clare N. Gentry, MD, Associate Professor, received her medical degree from Emory University in Atlanta, GA. She completed her Internal Medicine residency training at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston and her Infectious Diseases fellowship at Barnes-Jewish Hospital at Washington University in St Louis. Dr. Gentry’s areas of interest include public health advocacy, antimicrobial stewardship, infection control, healthcare quality, and surgical infections. She serves in the Texas Medical Association House of Delegates representing Harris County and has been a member and chair of the TMA Committee on Infectious Diseases. Dr. Gentry is the medical director of several hospital-based antimicrobial stewardship programs including Memorial Hermann Texas Medical Center and has served as a reviewer for the Infectious Diseases Society of America’s Antimicrobial Stewardship Centers of Excellence program. She has worked in healthcare quality at both a local and national level and has served as a member of both the Quality Improvement Committee and the Standards and Practice Guidelines Committee of IDSA. Dr. Gentry joined the faculty of the McGovern Medical School in September of 2021 with a primary clinical focus on surgical infections, particularly in the areas of orthopedics, cardiothoracic surgery and neurosurgery.