In this episode, Dr. Suzanne Cuda, President and Medical Director for Alamo City Healthy Kids and Families interviews guest speaker Dr. Sara Karjoo about the effects of vitamin D deficiency in children and the increased risks to children experiencing obesity. Our guest is a Pediatric Gastroenterologist with Pediatric Gastroenterology of Florida LLC and serves as an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine, Florida State University School of Medicine, and the University of South Florida Morsani College of Medicine.
Dr. Karjoo is a graduate of Upstate Medical University. She completed her pediatric residency at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh and later, her gastroenterology fellowship at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Dr. Karjoo is board certified in pediatrics, pediatric gastroenterology, and obesity medicine. Her professional affiliations include the OMA Pediatric Committee; Speaker’s Bureau Committee; Algorithm Committee; North American Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition Committee; and the Panel of Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease Speakers.
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