In your role as Minnesota’s state epidemiologist, how do you work with others to slow or prevent the spread of infectious disease? Protecting the public’s health is a holistic endeavor which needs participation and collaboration from the public, clinical practitioners and public health staff at the local, state and federal levels. Certain disease are reportable […]
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Where did you grow up and complete your training? Why did you decide to pursue a subspecialty in child abuse pediatrics? I grew up in Two Harbors, Minnesota. I attended undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin Green Bay and Medical school at the University of Minnesota. I stayed at the U of M for my […]
Where did you grow up and complete your training? When did you know you wanted to become a pediatrician? I am a Minnesota native, growing up outside of the small town of Carlton, MN. I went to Smith College in Northampton, MA for my undergraduate degree in psychology. I fell in love with science 2 […]
MNAAP President and Geneticist at University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital What made you decide to go into pediatrics? I can trace my decision to be a pediatrician to experience with an individual child. As a medical student, like many of us, I was interested in a variety of things from child psychiatry to internal […]
What made you decide to go into pediatrics? I was born and raised in Kenya. Both my parents were in healthcare. My father was a physician and my mother is a nurse. Growing up, I really admired the way my parents cared for their patients and the impact they had on the lives of others. […]