Kachiu earned her medical degree and Masters in Public Health degree from Northwestern University and served as chief resident in her dermatology residency at Brown University. After completing a clinical and research fellowship at Harvard Medical School’s Wellman Center for Photomedicine, she has returned to Brown University as faculty, with research emphasis on epidemiology, medical education, and photomedicine. As the first physician in her family, Kachiu hopes to play a critical role in helping medical students and residents fulfill their career aspirations. She has contributed to several projects in the First Aid/USMLE-Rx family of publications, including the USMLE-Rx Qmax test bank and the Step 1, 2 CS, and 3 First Aid books. In her leisure time, she enjoys photography, playing piano, and exploring New England with her family.