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Yordanos (Jordan) Tesfay

Data Housing Liaison

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  • Joined Campus Health: October 2021
  • Originally from: Ethiopia. Moved to Colorado in 2013 and to Raleigh about 1 month ago.
  • Professional/Educational Background: Jordan is a recent graduate from University of Colorado – Denver with a BS in Public Health. Jordan has worked as a contact tracer for the Ethiopian Health Institute.
  • Family: She has a big family with 5 sisters and 2 brothers, and is currently living with their sister and niece.
  • Hobbies/Sports: Jordan loves hiking, biking and spending time with friends and family.
  • Work influence: Her mom has an excellent work ethic and was able to raise 8 kids, and had no days off.
  • Work accomplishment: “When working as a contact tracer, me and my team were able to come up with a community-based approach to reduce COVID transmission by reaching out to community leaders, and I believe that created awareness in the community.”
  • One things most people don’t know: “That I am a cancer survivor. In 2018 I was diagnosed with cancer and I am currently in remission.”
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