Jennifer J. Furin
Jennifer J. Furin, M.D., Ph.D.
Lecturer on Global Health and Social Medicine

Jennifer Furin, MD, PhD, is an infectious diseases clinician and a medical anthropologist who focuses on global health. She received her PhD in Medical Anthropology from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1995 and her MD from Harvard Medical School in 1999. She completed her residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in 2002 and her fellowship in infectious diseases at University Hospitals Case Medical Center (Cleveland) in 2004. Dr. Furin is engaged in clinical and program work and operational research to support the treatment of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis and HIV. She has been fighting drug-resistant TB since 1995 when she began working in Lima, Peru with Partners In Health. She has significant global experience and has done work in Haiti, Peru, Russia, Lesotho, South Africa, Georgia, Bangladesh, Swaziland, and Tajikistan. She is also a member of the Tuberculosis Transformation Science Committee of the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. She serves as a high-level consultant for a number of National TB Programs, WHO, USAID, and Médecins Sans Frontières

 

Affiliations:

Dr. Furin is also an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at Case Western Reserve University

Dr. Furin is the director of Clinical Capacity Building for the Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Dr. Furin is participating in teaching and research in the Department's Sentinel Project on Pediatric Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.

Tuberculosis.
Authors: Authors: Furin J, Cox H, Pai M.
Lancet
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Protecting those who serve: are we doing enough to prevent tuberculosis in healthcare workers?
Authors: Authors: Furin J, Sotgiu G.
Eur Respir J
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The STREAM trial: missed opportunities and lessons for future clinical trials.
Authors: Authors: Loveday M, Reuter A, Furin J, Seddon JA, Cox H.
Lancet Infect Dis
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Building a tuberculosis-free world: The Lancet Commission on tuberculosis.
Authors: Authors: Reid MJA, Arinaminpathy N, Bloom A, Bloom BR, Boehme C, Chaisson R, Chin DP, Churchyard G, Cox H, Ditiu L, Dybul M, Farrar J, Fauci AS, Fekadu E, Fujiwara PI, Hallett TB, Hanson CL, Harrington M, Herbert N, Hopewell PC, Ikeda C, Jamison DT, Khan AJ, Koek I, Krishnan N, Motsoaledi A, Pai M, Raviglione MC, Sharman A, Small PM, Swaminathan S, Temesgen Z, Vassall A, Venkatesan N, van Weezenbeek K, Yamey G, Agins BD, Alexandru S, Andrews JR, Beyeler N, Bivol S, Brigden G, Cattamanchi A, Cazabon D, Crudu V, Daftary A, Dewan P, Doepel LK, Eisinger RW, Fan V, Fewer S, Furin J, Goldhaber-Fiebert JD, Gomez GB, Graham SM, Gupta D, Kamene M, Khaparde S, Mailu EW, Masini EO, McHugh L, Mitchell E, Moon S, Osberg M, Pande T, Prince L, Rade K, Rao R, Remme M, Seddon JA, Selwyn C, Shete P, Sachdeva KS, Stallworthy G, Vesga JF, Vilc V, Goosby EP.
Lancet
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A gastric resident drug delivery system for prolonged gram-level dosing of tuberculosis treatment.
Authors: Authors: Verma M, Vishwanath K, Eweje F, Roxhed N, Grant T, Castaneda M, Steiger C, Mazdiyasni H, Bensel T, Minahan D, Soares V, Salama JAF, Lopes A, Hess K, Cleveland C, Fulop DJ, Hayward A, Collins J, Tamang SM, Hua T, Ikeanyi C, Zeidman G, Mule E, Boominathan S, Popova E, Miller JB, Bellinger AM, Collins D, Leibowitz D, Batra S, Ahuja S, Bajiya M, Batra S, Sarin R, Agarwal U, Khaparde SD, Gupta NK, Gupta D, Bhatnagar AK, Chopra KK, Sharma N, Khanna A, Chowdhury J, Stoner R, Slocum AH, Cima MJ, Furin J, Langer R, Traverso G.
Sci Transl Med
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Healthcare Provider Discrimination toward Pregnant Women with Rifampin-Resistant Tuberculosis.
Authors: Authors: Loveday M, Hlangu S, Furin J.
Emerg Infect Dis
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Treatment Outcomes in Global Systematic Review and Patient Meta-Analysis of Children with Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis.
Authors: Authors: Osman M, Harausz EP, Garcia-Prats AJ, Schaaf HS, Moore BK, Hicks RM, Achar J, Amanullah F, Barry P, Becerra M, Chiotan DI, Drobac PC, Flood J, Furin J, Gegia M, Isaakidis P, Mariandyshev A, Ozere I, Shah NS, Skrahina A, Yablokova E, Seddon JA, Hesseling AC.
Emerg Infect Dis
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Universal regimens or universal access to drug susceptibility testing for tuberculosis?
Authors: Authors: Acquah R, Furin J.
Lancet Infect Dis
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Advances in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of tuberculosis in children.
Authors: Authors: Furin J.
Expert Rev Respir Med
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Making the case: developing innovative adherence solutions for the treatment of tuberculosis.
Authors: Authors: Verma M, Furin J, Langer R, Traverso G.
BMJ Glob Health
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