Dr. Jana Halfon joins Duke as a member of the Benign OBGYN division. She was a clinical associate in the department from 2014-2016 while she was completing the Hubert-Yeargan Global Health Fellowship at Duke University Medical Center. She spent a year in Rwanda as faculty at the University Teaching Hospital of Kigali, conducting a research project on post-cesarean section infections. She continues to do research in global women’s health, focusing on issues related to maternal mortality and cervical cancer screening.
Dr. Halfon received her undergraduate degree at Yale University, medical degree at Yale University School of Medicine, training in obstetrics and gynecology at Columbia-New York Presbyterian Hospital, and completed the Global Health OBGYN Fellowship at Duke in 2016. She also received her Master’s in Science and Global Health at Duke in 2016.