Jean Langlois Orman, MPH, ScD is currently the chief of Statistics and Epidemiology at the US Army Institute of Surgical Research in San Antonio, Texas. She is also Adjunct Professor in the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics at the University of Texas Health Science Center, also in San Antonio. Her education consists of a BA in Speech Communication from the University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island (1979); an MS in Speech-Language Pathology at Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana (1981); an MPH at The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland (1987); and an ScD in Health Policy and Management and Injury Epidemiology from The Johns Hopkins University School of Hygiene and Public Health (1991).
Dr. Orman has received many awards and honors, her most recent being the North American Brain Injury Society Public Policy Award (2006); Brain Injury Association of Ohio Awareness Award (2006); National Center for Injury Prevention and Control Director's Award (2005); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Service Award (2004); and National Center for Injury Prevention and Control - Research Agenda Group Award (2003). Her professional memberships include, but are not limited to, TBI Advisory Subcommittee of the Defense Health Board (member); Scientific Advisory Board, National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research Traumatic Brain Injury Model Systems National Data Center, Denver, CO (member); Brooke Army Medical Center Military Brain Injury Rehabilitation Research Consortium (member); and the Department of Defense/Department of Veterans Affairs Deployment Health Working Group (ex-officio member).
In addition, Dr. Orman has an extensive publication history and serves as a reviewer for multiple peer-reviewed journals. Her most recent publications include the "Epidemiology" chapter in the revised Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2011; "Common data elements for traumatic brain injury: recommendations from the interagency working group on demographics and clinical assessment" in the journal Neurotrauma, 2010; and "Challenges associated with post-deployment screening for mild traumatic brain injury in military personnel" in the Clinical Neuropsychologist, 2009.