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Laurette Nessa
Master of Public Health

Laurette Nessa, who is a Spring 2012 MPH Graduate, is currently working at SIU School of Medicine as a Clinical Research Specialist for the Center of Clinical Research under the direction of a faculty member. The research study aims to decipher various indicators that would help identify Emergency Department patients that would be at high risk of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia infection. Early detection of illness means early treatment and less chance of long term impairment such as infertility etc., as well as decrease direct and indirect cost related to Emergency Department use.