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Jennifer J. Furin, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University

Division of Infectious Diseases & HIV Medicine

Email : jjf38@case.edu
Office Phone : 216.368.6727
Fax : 216.368.0105


  • B.A. : Case Western Reserve University , 1988-1992
  • M.A. : Case Western Reserve University, 1992
  • Ph.D. : Anthropology, UCLA, 1992-1995
  • M.D.: Harvard Medical School, 1995-1999
  • Internship & Residency: Internal Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1998-2001
  • Fellowship, Infectious Diseases, University Hospitals of Cleveland, 2002-2004

Clinical Interests

  • TB

Research Interests

Multi-Drug Resistant TB, HIV/AIDS.

Selected References

  • Furin, J. Improving technical assistance for drug-resistant tuberculosis. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2011; 15(3): 421-422.
  • Furin, J. The Role of Traditional Healers in Community-Based HIV Care in Rural Lesotho. Journal of Community Health DOI: 10.1007/s10900-011-9385-3. 2011
  • Furin, J. Blood Exposure at the 2010 FIFA World Cup: Time for Universal Application of Universal Precuations Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine: May 2011 - Volume 21 - Issue 3 - pp 264-265 doi: 10.1097/JSM.0b013e31821a643d
  • Furin, J. Bayona, J., Becerra, M. et al. , Programmatic Management of Multidrug-Resistant Tuberculosis: Models from Three Countries. International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease. PMID 21669029. DOI: 10.5588/ijtld.10.0591. 2011.
  • Jennifer Furin, Medea Gegia, Carole Mitnick,et al. Eliminating the category II retreatment regimen from national tuberculosis programme guidelines: the Georgian experience Bulletin of the World Health Organization; Type: Lessons from the field Article ID: BLT.11.092320. 2011
  • Medea Gegia, Iagor Kalandadze, Mikheil Madzgharashvili and Jennifer Furin Developing a human rights-based programfor tuberculosis control in Georgian prisons. Health and Human Rights, 13(2): 2011.
  • Greg Jonsson, Jennifer Furin, Fatema Jeenah, et.al. Human rights, mental illness and HIV:The Luthando Neuropsychiatric HIV Clinic in Soweto, South Africa. Health and Human Rights 13(2): 2011
  • Jennifer Furin, Mona Haidar, Nicolas Lesia et al. The Role of the Nurse in Implementation of an HIV Treatment Program in Rural Lesotho. J Assoc Nurses AIDS Care (2011) PMID 21764607