Biology alumna is head of pediatrics at GHESKIO CENTER in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. GHESKIO CENTER was the first institution in the world dedicated to the fight against HIV/AIDS. GHESKIO has provided continuous medical care in Haiti since 1982 - never once shutting its doors or charging fees.
Dr. Dorn has published nine original research articles in journals such as Public Library of Science -Neglected Tropical Diseases; Infection, Genetics and Evolution; Clinical Infectious Diseases; Heredity, and Journal of Medical Entomology since 2009.
Dr. Patricia Dorn's research group, including undergraduate biology researchers, have uncovered important aspects of a major parasitic disease of the Americas.
Melissa A. Kaintz, an outstanding graduate in Biological Sciences, was recently published in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management.
Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., was selected to have her manuscript about Chagas disease published in the March 2009 issue of the Public Library of Science’s Journal for Neglected Tropical Diseases.
The Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award recognizes outstanding students who participate in community service projects and who exemplify the principles, standards and ideology of King.
Patricia Dorn, Ph.D., and Rosalie Anderson, Ph.D., recently received grant funding from the National Institutes of Health, part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Jonathan Kurtz and Nick de la Rua presented results of their research on Chagas disease at the 57th annual meeting of the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Frank Jordan arranged for seven high school students from East Harlem, New York to spend their spring break restoring habitat of a tiny endangered fish, the Okaloosa darter, which is restricted to six streams in northwestern Florida.