Dr. Polk is an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at Washington University School of Medicine. She graduated with honors from Colorado State University in 2005 with a bachelor’s degree in biology and earned her medical degree from the University of Colorado School of Medicine. Dr. Polk completed her residency in pediatrics at Children’s Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, followed by a fellowship in Allergy and Immunology. Dr. Polk joined the faculty at St. Louis Children’s Hospital in July 2017. She is an active member of several organizations including the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, and the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology. Dr. Polk’s clinical and research interests include childhood food allergy and eosinophilic esophagitis.