Kristal Elliston

Kristal has studied health issues involving health disparities, health literacy, and distrust of the health care system through her work with the University of Pennsylvania's School of Medicine in the General Internal Medicine Department. She worked with LDI Senior Fellow and Director of Research Katrina Armstrong, MD, MSCE, to explore issues of health pertaining to racial representation in food advertisements.

Kristal received a Masters in Physiology and Biophysics at Georgetown University and her MD from Tulane University.