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Shawn Kiernan

Department of Global and Community Health

Shawn Kiernan

Shawn Kiernan, Adjunct and Affiliate Professor in Global and Community Health, is the District Epidemiologist at the Fairfax County Health Department. Prior to working as the Fairfax County Health Department, he worked for the Maryland Department of Health and Hygiene’s Outbreak Investigation Unit as an infectious disease epidemiologist. Mr. Kiernan has presented at numerous national epidemiology conferences on varying topics in infectious disease epidemiology and public health.


  • MPH, with focus on Epidemiology, New York Medical College, 2008
  • BS, Biochemistry, Siena College, 2005