Afan Swan promoted to senior research data specialist

We are delighted to announce the promotion of Afan Swan to senior research data specialist, in effect as of June 1. Swan earned a bachelor's degree in microbiology and master's degree in public health from the University of Alabama, joining our department in 2021 as a health services research analyst. Swan's expertise has been vital to multicenter collaborations with the Investigating Respiratory Viruses in the Acutely Ill (IVY) Network, the Vanderbilt Biostatistics Data Coordinating Center, and elsewhere, and she has co-authored multiple peer-reviewed publications as a VUMC analyst, including the following:

Afan Swan (center) reports on a breakout discussion during a VBDCC meeting, May 2024