17th Annual Child Health Research Days

Virtual Conference

Oct. 6 & 7, 2021

Speakers

Dr. Kecia Carroll

Dr. Kecia Carroll

Vanderbilt University Medical Centre

Dr. Kecia N. Carroll, MD, MPH is an Associate Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. She is a clinical investigator who focuses on prenatal and early life exposures and pediatric asthma.  She completed medical school at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, pediatric residency at the University of California, San Francisco, and a General Academic Pediatrics Research Fellowship at Vanderbilt.  In her NIH-funded research program, Dr. Carroll uses retrospective and prospective cohort studies to understand how adverse prenatal exposures (stress and environmental toxicants) and protective factors (nutritional exposures) influence subsequent asthma development with the long-term goals to decrease morbidity and prevent disease.