Dr. Kang says she experiences “the best of both worlds” at The Wright Center, where she is able to help kids and train residents who are working in the clinic. “I want to serve a population that needs me the most,” she says. “The Wright Center is an ideal place to satisfy such a goal.” Dr. Kang has experience in neurodegenerative disease research at SUNY Buffalo and Columbia University Medical Center and has published and presented in various settings.
Dr. Kang was born in Seoul, South Korea, where most of her family still resides, and raised in Osaka, Japan. In her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her husband, who lives in Philadelphia. An accomplished figure skater, she was a silver medalist in U.S National Intercollegiate Figure Skating Championship in Junior Ladies in 2008, as well as the Korean National Champion in Novice Ladies in 2001. Dr. Kang also trained with Yuna Kim, Olympic gold medalist in figure skating in 2010. Dr. Kang is fluent in English, Korean and Japanese.