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Rebecca M. Jordan-Young

Associate Professor
School: 
Barnard College, School of the Arts
Office: 
207 Barnard
Email: 
ryoung@barnard.edu
Phone: 
212-854-9088
Biography

Professor Jordan‐Young is a sociomedical scientist whose research includes social epidemiology studies of HIV/AIDS, and evaluation of biological work on sex, gender and sexuality.  Prior to joining the faculty at Barnard College, she was a Principal Investigator and Deputy Director of the Social Theory Core at the Center for Drug Use and HIV Research of the National Development and Research Institutes, Inc., and has been a Health Disparities Scholar sponsored by the National Institutes of Health. She teaches courses in science and technology studies, sexuality, gender theory, and HIV/AIDS. In the spring of 2008, Professor Young was a Visiting Scholar at the Cognitive Neuroscience Sector, International School for Advanced Studies (SISSA), Trieste, Italy, and a featured speaker in the FEST Trieste International Science Media Fair.

Research & Other Works
Article
Indian pharmaceutical patent prosecution: The changing role of Section 3(d)
Article
Polymorphs and Prodrugs and Salts (Oh My!): An Empirical Analysis of “Secondary” Pharmaceutical Patents
Article
We All Want It, but We Don't Know What It Is: Toward a Standard of Affordability for Health Insurance Premiums
 
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