Anna Kahkoska ’13 explores health problems from all angles.
Currently enrolled in the M.D.-Ph.D. program at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she brings her enthusiasm for science and passion for patient-centered care to her research in childhood diabetes. The medical field increasingly recognizes diet as a leading factor in both the development and treatment of disease, including type 1 and type 2 diabetes. In the same vein, Kahkoska’s work combines nutrition science knowledge with public health tools to improve health across populations and combat this global health threat. [read on]