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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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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