Heidi Elmendorf

Dr. Elmendorf is engaged in research on the intestinal pathogen, Giardia lamblia, a significant cause of diarrheal disease in humans and animals around the world.

Heidi Elmendorf

Dr. Elmendorf is engaged in research on the intestinal pathogen, Giardia lamblia, a significant cause of diarrheal disease in humans and animals around the world. She shares responsibility for the Biology of Global Health major and teaches a wide range of courses within the Biology Department. Dr. Elmendorf is heavily involved with educational equity issues on campus and in the community. She serves as the Director of the Regents Science Scholars Program and directs the educational partnership between the science departments and the DC public and public charter schools.