young scientist faces hiring discrimination.

1980's - Facing hiring discrimination

Luana Kiandoli arrived at Walter Reed in 1980, and found discriminatory practices still in place. With experience at the State Department and World Bank, she was qualified for a parasitology position – which she was denied. She ended up working in hematology and referred one of her best friends, a Caucasian woman, who got the parasitology job.

Image:Laboratory personnel at work.
WRAMC History Office, PAO Historical Collection