Judy Owen

Judy Owen

Judy Owen holds B.A. and M.A. (Hons) degrees in biochemistry from Cambridge University. She pursued her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania with the late Dr. Norman Klinman and her postdoctoral fellowship with Dr. Peter Doherty in viral immunology. In 1981, she was appointed to the faculty of Haverford College, one of the first undergraduate colleges to offer a course in immunology. Judy teaches numerous laboratory and lecture courses in biochemistry and immunology; her teaching awards include the Excellence in Mentoring Award from the American Association of Immunologists. She is currently a participant in Haverford’s First Year Writing Program and has been involved in curriculum development across the college. Judy served as director of the Marian E. Koshland Integrated Natural Sciences Center from 2013 to 2017 and currently holds the Elizabeth Ufford Green Professorship in Natural Sciences. Together, Jenni Punt and Judy Owen developed and ran the first AAI introductory immunology course, which is now offered on an annual basis.

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