27011-Kua, Kok

Kok L. Kua, MD

Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

635 Barnhill Drive
MS 2057

Indianapolis, IN 46202
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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 Pediatrics
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor of Anatomy, Cell Biology & Physiology
  • Education
    2017 FEL Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Fellowship, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics
    2013 RES Pediatrics Residency, 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

    Riley Hospital for Children at IU Health
    Methodist Hospital
    Eskenazi Health

  • Awards
    Desc: Trustee Teaching Award
    Date: 2023-05-01
    Org: AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Desc: Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine Young Investigator Award
    Scope: National
    Org: AAP Section on Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
    Desc: Marshall Klaus Neonatal Perinatal Research Award
    Scope: National
    Org: SPR Basic Science Fellows' Research Award
    Desc: Pediatric Academy Society
    Scope: National

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