Jane Pan is the Executive Director of Hepatitis B Initiative of Washington D.C., Inc. (HBI-DC). Over two years, she worked closely with the Chair of the HBI-DC Board of Directors and the principal investigator to prepare grant proposals. Ms. Pan developed the proposed budgets, plus all the staffing and work plans that would make the project successful. During this short period of time, Ms. Pan promoted the hepatitis B prevention project to prospective sponsors and supporters. She engaged key leaders of external organizations as components in an integrated clinical, allied health, and administrative network. Ms. Pan outreached to the target community to identify their needs, clarify their demands, and reinforced the importance of hepatitis B education and prevention in the high-risk groups. She also solicited partnerships for collaboration with other important resources to enhance public access to health services. She has a double duty as the Project Manager for all the projects since last July of 2009. Ms. Pan is bilingual with fluency in Mandarin, Cantonese, and Shanghai Chinese. She is fully prepared to lead the innovative and highly motivated team of HBI-DC, a group that is dedicated to community service and focuses on a systems approach to solving major community health issues.
Ms. Pan has a Bachelor's degree in Microbiology and had worked at St. Vincent hospital in New York and Arlington Hospital in Virginia. She then forged a career as an entrepreneur, and her past experiences have broadened her knowledge of and honed her skills in project management, event planning/coordination, budgeting, purchasing, personnel management, community relations, and marketing strategy. She is able to advance causes that she has strong convictions in. This has been demonstrated in the success of the variety of projects she has endeavored to be involved in.
Ms. Pan is very active in community service. She is the President of the Organization of Chinese American Women – Virginia Chapter, and managed numerous fundraising events with them.