Kristina Duda, RN

Epidemiologist, Registered Nurse, Certified Pediatric Nurse


Pediatrics, Disease Prevention


University of Georgia, Augusta University


Healthcare education has truly become my passion as I have developed my nursing career. I enjoy educating myself and others, and I want to make you feel confident that you are making the best decisions about your own health and the health of your family.

— Kristina Duda, RN


Kristina Duda has a Bachelor of Science in nursing and is a former writer for Verywell Health. Kristina is also a registered nurse and a certified pediatric nurse and started her nursing career in 2002. Kristina has since worked in general pediatrics in both clinic and hospital settings as well as provided detailed triage information as an after-hours advice line nurse for a large pediatric healthcare system. She currently serves as an epidemiologist at Children's Healthcare of Atlanta


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