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Kevin K. Thao

Department of Family Medicine
University of Wisconsin-Madison

     Kevin Koobmoov Thao is a Family Medicine Resident and Primary Care Research Fellow in the University of Wisconsin-Madison’s Department of Family Medicine. His research interests include investigating the impact of chronic diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, and coronary artery disease in the Hmong communities of Wisconsin. His Masters theses entitled “The Prevalence of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus in a Wisconsin Hmong Patient Population.” It revealed a high prevalence of diabetes amongst a Hmong patient population. His current community based participatory research project, The Wausau Area Hmong Community Health Improvement Project (WAHCHIP). It will focus on building a robust Hmong Health Coalition in central Wisconsin to identify and address the key health issues of the Central Wisconsin Hmong Community.



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University of Wisconsin-Madison
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