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Allison Wu

Research Fellow

Allison Wu is a research fellow in CoRAL. She is also a Clinical Fellow in Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology & Nutrition at Boston Children's Hospital. Alli is originally from Santa Monica, California. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and majored in Biological Basis of Behavior and Hispanic Studies. She worked in management consulting and global health prior to attending medical school at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. She completed her pediatric residency at UCLA Mattel Children's Hospital. Her research interests include pediatric nutrition, obesity, and nonalcoholic fatty liver disease. She is investigating DXA-measured abdominal adiposity and its association with cardio-metabolic health in Project Viva.


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