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Taisiya Yakimkova, MD, MS

Taisiya Yakimkova, MD, MS

  • Project Coordinator, Eurasia Regional Program

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Taisiya Yakimkova, MD, MS, is project coordinator for St. Jude Global’s Eurasia Regional Program. She is a pediatrician and an enthusiastic researcher from Belarus.

She joined University of Memphis in 2016 as a research team member and a graduate student. The research focused on respiratory care for premature and extremely low birthweight infants and development of new trends in nutritional support in small for gestational age infants.

Her interests include neonatology, pediatric surgery and improvement of existing pediatric nutritional and clinical guidelines. Taisiya is passionate about the improvement of medical care around the world. The mission of St. Jude Global directly aligns with her research interests and her call as a pediatrician. She is very excited about an opportunity to share her experience in pediatric health care and bilingual communication skills as part of Global Pediatric Medicine.