Dr. Sukhu is originally from Loudoun County, Virginia. She earned a B.Sc. in Chemistry with distinction from the University of Virginia, then after a year of serving as a substitute teacher, returned to the University of Virginia where she earned her M.D.. She went on to complete her pediatrics training at the University of North Carolina, where her husband, Dr. Troy Sukhu, still works in the urology department. She has an array of experiences in the field of global health and hopes to continue these endeavors throughout her career. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, cooking, gardening, and spending time with her husband and their dog, Tank.