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Eunsook Tak Koh, American nutrition educator, researcher. Achievements include research in interaction effects between fructose and magnesium deficiency on nephrocalcinosis, investigating the mechanism for the toxicity. USDA/Agricultural Research Service Nutrition Institute grantee, 1983-1989, Alcorn State University grantee, 1974-1985.

Background

Koh, Eunsook Tak was born on May 3, 1936 in Seoul, Republic of Korea. Came to the United States, 1967. Daughter of Changjae and Chungsook (Lee) Tak.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Seoul University, 1958. Master of Science, University Maryland, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1973.

Career

Research assistant University Maryland, College Park, 1968-1970, USDA/Agricultural Research Services Nutrition Institute, Beltsville, Maryland, 1970-1973, research associate, 1973-1974. Associate professor Alcorn State University, Lorman, Mississippi, 1974-1981. Full professor University Oklahoma, Norman, 1981-1989, Oklahoma City, since 1989.

Visiting professor USDA/Agricultural Research Service Nutrition Institute, 1987-1988. Consultant Alcorn State University, 1981-1985, Virginia State University, Petersburg, 1981-1984.

Membership

President Women's Missionary Association, Washington, 1971-1973, Korean Church, Oklahoma City, 1981-1985. Member American Institute of Nutrition, American Dietetic Association, International Megnesium Society, Korean Engineer and Scientist Association.

Connections

Married Jae-Kon Koh, November 19, 1961. Children: Kyung-Ho, Kyung-Ran, Lucy (Hae-Ran).