Nataliia is from the wonderful city of Sumy, which is located in the north-east of Ukraine. She came to Minnesota
with her kindergarten daughter last September.
In Ukraine, Nataliia worked as a general practitioner and gastroenterologist. In addition, she taught internal
medicine for Sumy State University.
In 2016, Nataliia received a PhD degree in the field of gastroenterology; specifically, the influence of methylene
tetrahydrofolate reductase gene polymorphism of C677T on the content of blood homocysteine in
patients with NAFLD and its correction.
As part of the Department of Internal Medicine of Sumy State University, she took part in clinical research.
The main nosology with which she worked was inflammatory bowel diseases.