Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Biography and Wiki
Dr. Kizzmekia “Kizzy” Corbett is an American viral immunologist at the Vaccine Research Center at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health based in Bethesda, Maryland.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Age and Birthday
Corbett was born on January 26, 1986, in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina, U.S., She is 35 years old as of 2021.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Height
The American viral immunologist is of average stature, She stands at an estimated 5 feet 6 inches (Approx 1.67m).
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Education
Corbett’s academic excellence was recognized early on by elementary school teachers who encouraged Corbett’s mother to place her in advanced classes.
Discussing her education, Dr. Kizzy Corbett received a Bachelor of Science in biological sciences, with a secondary major in Sociology, in 2008 from the University of Maryland–Baltimore County. At the University Kizzy was a Meyerhoff Scholar and an NIH undergraduate scholar.
She then enrolled at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she received her Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Microbiology and Immunology in 2014.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Parents
Corbett was born in Hurdle Mills, North Carolina, the daughter of Rhonda Brooks. She was raised by her mother Brooks and her stepfather.
The family later moved to Hillsborough, North Carolina, where she was brought up in a home with a large family including several step-siblings and foster siblings.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Husband, Kids
Dr. Kizzmekia likes to keep her personal life private hence information about her dating life is not available. It is therefore not clear if she is married or has any children. However, this information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Salary
The average pay for an Immunologist is $300,727 a year and $145 an hour in the United States.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett Net Worth
Corbett has an estimated net worth of $2 million as of 2021. This amount is from her career as an immunologist.
Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett COVID-19 Vaccine
At the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Corbett started working on a vaccine to protect people from coronavirus disease. Recognizing that the virus was similar to severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus. She was part of the NIH team that helped solve the cryogenic electron microscopy (CryoEM) structure of the SARS-CoV-2 spike protein.