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Jennifer Furin is a medical anthropologist and infectious diseases physician who has been fighting tuberculosis (TB) since 1995.  She began working with people who had drug-resistant TB (DR-TB) in Lima, Peru with the organization Partners In Health when she was a first-year medical student.  She has dedicated her career over the span of three decades to improving access to care for all people living with DR-TB, with a focus on vulnerable populations, including children, pregnant people, incarcerated individuals, and migrants/”people on the move.”  She has had the privilege of supporting global TB work with organizations including Médecins Sans Frontières, the World Health Organization, and national TB programs in Haiti, Peru, Russia, Mexico, Rwanda, Lesotho, South Africa, Eswatini, Liberia, Georgia, Bangladesh, Tajikistan, India, China, Papua New Guinea, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, and Zimbabwe.  She is a lecturer in the Department of Global Health and Social Medicine at Harvard Medical School and a member of the inaugural Behavioral Sciences Subcommittee of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group.  She has served as Director of Capacity Building for the Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant TB since the organization was founded in 2011.

Learn more about the Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.

Photo of Dr. Jennifer Furin; white woman with red hair and light eyes, looking at the camera. Blue shirt.
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