Katie is an undergraduate student at the University of Connecticut. She will graduate in May, 2016 with a B.S. in Allied Health Sciences and a Mathematics minor.
Katie’s research interests are pediatric health, obesity prevention, and obesity intervention. Katie has conducted research at Boston Children’s Hospital in affiliation with Harvard Medical School and the Anesthesia Clinical Research Unit. Currently, she is conducting a meta-analysis investigating bariatric surgery in adolescent patients. In the future, Katie plans to obtain an MSN and PhD to practice as a Nurse Practitioner and continue research.