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