Kristina Duda is a former writer for Verywell Health. She started her nursing career in 2002 in pediatric hematology/oncology. Duda 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 Infectious Disease nurse, and has extensive experience teaching people about common medical issues, how to avoid them and how to feel better when they get sick.
Bachelor of Science in Nursing, Medical College of Georgia 2002
Healthcare education has truly become my passion as I have developed my nursing career. I enjoy educating myself and others about both common and uncommon contagious diseases and illnesses. I have a great deal of knowledge about the common cold and flu because I have cared for so many patients and spent years educating individuals and the general public about these issues. I want to make you feel confident that you are making the best decisions about your own health and the health of your family.
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