Carrie Tudor attended Indiana University with a double major in Chinese language and political science.
She later earned a master of public health at the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University.
After Emory, she worked in global health for over 10 years on various international health projects in Cambodia, Myanmar, India, China and South Africa.
Ms Tudor has worked in infection control for several years and trains nurses on TB and infection control in several countries for the International Council of Nurses.
She has conducted research on infection control in MDR and XDR-TB facilities throughout South Africa and health care worker infection control knowledge.
Ms Tudor recently completed her PhD at the Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing with a focus on the occupational risk factors for tuberculosis among health care workers in South Africa and is currently a Fogarty Global Health Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of North Carolina based in Durban, South Africa.
She is building on her previous research by conducting operational research on the implementation of isoniazid preventive therapy among health care workers living with HIV through hospital occupational health clinics in KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa. She is passionate about improving the protection of health care workers and patients in low-resourced settings.