Laura Duque Lasio, MD

Laura Duque Lasio, MD

Hometown: Guayaquil-Ecuador

College/Medical School: Universidad Catolica de Santiago de Guayaquil

Residency: Combined Pediatrics and Medical genetics at St. Louis Children’s Hospital/Washington University School of Medicine

Career/Research Interests: Newborn screening, outreach, medical education

Hobbies/Interests: International cuisine (although clear bias towards Hispanic food), Punk-rock

S.O./Married/Kids/Pets: I’m in a long-distance relationship with my dogs, Lentil (the cutest mutt) in Guayaquil and Frank and Luca (Lab-Weimaraner mix) in St. Louis. 

Travels/Languages: I love to travel within my home country of Ecuador. We have everything you’d ever need: beautiful beaches, mountains and volcanoes, the Amazon jungle and the Galapagos Islands. (Clearly a plug for Ecuador.) /I’m a native Spanish speaker and lover of all Latin food.

Likes About UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: Vast career mentorship opportunities, the INFORM Network