Jessica Long is a 2017-2018 Fogarty Fellow and PhD student in the Epidemiology Department at the University of Washington. For her fellowship, Jess will travel to Peru to complete her dissertation research investigating the sexual networks of transgender women. She received her MPH in epidemiology from Boston University. Prior to joining UW, she received her MPH in epidemiology from Boston University and worked as a study coordinator of a clinical research trial at Boston University School of Medicine focused on incidence of asthma in inner-city children. She also collaborated with faculty at the Boston University Center for Global Health and Development on an independent research project investigating predictors of mortality among patients lost to follow up in an HIV clinic in South Africa. Jessica's interests include infectious disease, epidemic modeling, and implementation science.
Specific Skills: Epidemiology methods, data analysis, data management