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Susan Dorman received her B.S. degree in Biochemistry from Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, and subsequently received an M.D. degree from Duke University in North Carolina. She completed internship and residency in Internal Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston. Dr. Dorman served in the US Public Health Service, and completed a sub-specialty fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health.

She served on the faculty of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 2001 through 2017, and is currently Professor of Medicine at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston, SC.

Dr. Dorman and her research team have focused on the development and assessment of new tuberculosis diagnostic tests and treatment strategies. She served as a Principal investigator on a U.S. National Institutes of Health-funded contract, the ‘Tuberculosis Clinical Diagnostics Research Consortium’, which conducted assessments of novel diagnostic tests for tuberculosis at study sites in China, South Korea, South Africa, Kenya, Uganda, and Brazil. She also serves as Principal Investigator on phase I, II, and III clinical trials of tuberculosis treatment. She served as Medical Director of the Baltimore City TB Clinic from 2003-2011, and currently serves as TB Medical Consultant to the South Carolina Department of Health.

Dr. Dorman is a diplomate of the American Board of Internal Medicine, with certifications in Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases.