Kirsten Wiens

Kirsten Wiens completed her PhD at New York University School of Medicine, where she studied host-pathogen interactions in tuberculosis. She conducted post-doctoral research at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the University of Washington (IHME), where she used geospatial models to map geographic variation in infectious diseases and their treatments.

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Diabetes and TB—A Complicating Combo

Though they are entirely different types of diseases TB and diabetes exacerbate each other in surprising—and costly—ways