Dr. Strasser is a public health professional with over 25 years of experience in nursing and public health. She is the senior implementation director, providing leadership and direction for the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of ICAP’s global portfolio of public health programs. In her role as associate director for nursing programs, she serves, also, as Principal Investigator for a HRSA-funded, multicountry initiative to strengthen and sustain nursing’s role in the care of people living with HIV. She has served at senior management and training levels at various locations throughout Southern Africa. Her areas of expertise include pediatric care and support, nurse training, and use of point of care diagnostics. She is a pediatric nurse practitioner, a member of the Sigma Theta Tau Honor Society for Nurses, a member of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Strasser holds a MPH and MSc in nursing from Yale University and a PhD in public health from the University of Cape Town.