27011-Kua, Kok
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Kok L. Kua, MD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics

Address
635 Barnhill Drive
MS 2057

Indianapolis, IN 46202

Bio

Dr. Kua received his MD from Dalhousie University Faculty of Medicine in Halifax, Canada. He completed his Pediatric Residency at University of South Alabama Children’s and Women’s Hospital and Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship at University of Iowa Children’s Hospital. He is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics that provides care to critically ill infants in the NICU. He is also a basic scientist at the Pediatric Diabetes Research Group. His research focuses on 1) understanding the molecular mechanisms underlying maternal-neonatal diabetes transmission and to 2) identify a novel therapeutic target that prevents the risk of transmitting diabetes to offspring.

Titles & Appointments

  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics
  • Education
    2017 FEL University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    2013 RES University of South Alabama Children's Hospital
    2010 MD Dalhousie University
  • Professional Organizations
    American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Board Certifications
    American Board of Pediatrics - Pediatrics
  • Clinical Interests

    Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine

    Clinical:
    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
    Methodist Hospital
    Eskenazi Health

  • Awards
    Org: AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Desc: Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Young Investigator Award
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Desc: Marshall Klaus Neonatal Perinatal Research Award
    Scope: National
    Date:
    Org: SPR Basic Science Fellows' Research Award
    Desc: Pediatric Academy Society
    Scope: National
    Date:

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