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Hollander Lecture Series with Jeanne Jordan

Categorized as: Health & Wellness
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Dr. Jeanne Jordan will present the inaugural Hollander Lecture in Women’s Leadership:

"Developing Molecular Tools for Detecting Infectious Diseases: Improving Women's and Infants' Health Worldwide"

Jeanne A. Jordan, PhD, HCLD(ABB), MT(ASCP) is a Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at The George Washington University School of Public Health. As Director of the International Institute for Public Health Laboratory Management, Dr. Jordan draws on her extensive expertise in microbiology, clinical laboratory medicine, and virology to strengthen laboratory systems in nations around the world. An expert on global women’s health, she has studied the role of viral pathogens in newborns admitted to neonatal intensive care units in the Eastern European nation of Georgia and designed molecular testing for detecting organisms associated with maternal-neonatal infections. At George Washington she directs the DC CFAR Next Generation Sequencing Core and the Laboratory Science Program. Dr. Jordan is also a laboratory consultant for the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation.

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