Eva Clark is currently an Infectious Disease Fellow at Baylor College of Medicine. She became interested in Tropical Medicine while working in the Philippines in 2004. Subsequently she was accepted as a MD/PhD candidate at the University of Alabama School of Medicine, and completed her PhD in microbiology in 2010; her PhD thesis project evaluated the natural humoral immune responses of several different Plasmodium falciparum vaccine candidate antigens in the Peruvian Amazon. In 2010 she was awarded a Fogarty Fellowship, which she spent setting up, coordinating, and implementing several research studies about Chagas disease in Southern Bolivia. Subsequently she completed a combined Internal Medicine and Pediatrics residency program at Baylor College of Medicine, and then continued on to do an Infectious Disease Fellowship at the same institution. She is currently in the research phase of her Infectious Disease Fellowship, and is interested in HIV related malignancies as well as parasite immunology and global health. She has entered the BD STEP program with the intention of using the Million Veterans Project genomic database to evaluate the immunologic response caused by HPV leading to head and neck cancer.