Jennifer Furin

Harvard University

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Jennifer Furin, MD, PhD, is an infectious diseases clinician and a medical anthropologist who focuses on global health. She teaches on Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard University and is an adjunct professor at the department of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University. Jennifer has worked extensively in Haiti, Peru, Russia, Lesotho, South Africa, Georgia, Bangladesh, Swaziland, and Tajikistan, and much of her work is centered on drug-resistant TB and pediatric TB. She is director of Clinical Capacity Building for the Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis and a member of the Tuberculosis Transformation Science Committee of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. She serves as a high-level consultant for several National TB Programs, WHO, USAID, and Médecins Sans Frontières. Jennifer is a staunch advocate of people with TB. She writes fervently on access to care, patient experiences, and equity in TB.

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