Kami Kim

Kami Kim, M.D.

Contributing Editor
  • Professor of Medicine, Immunology/Microbiology and Pathology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York (2002-Present)
  • Director of the NIH-funded Training Program in Geographic Medicine and Emerging Infections, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, New York

Area of Special Interest

  • Pathogenesis of toxoplasmosis and malaria, parasitic diseases of global significance. Working with clinical investigators at the Blantyre Malaria Project in Malawi to understand the clinical impact of HIV co-infection upon cerebral malaria.

Professional Recognitions & Appointments

  • Recipient the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Disease (NIH-NIAID) National Research Service Award, 1989-1992
  • 1993-1996 Recipient of the NIH-NIAID Clinical Investigator Award (K08)
  • 1997-2002 Recipient of the National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIAID) Independent Scientist Award (K02)
  • 1998-2002 Recipient of the Burroughs Wellcome Fund New Investigator Award in Molecular Parasitology
  • 2001-2003 Burroughs Wellcome Fund New Initiatives in Malaria Research Award
  • Elected Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation and Association of American Physicians
  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America and American Academy of Microbiology

Publication Highlights

Published over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals including:

Education

  • Harvard University (A.B. Magna Cum Laude)
  • Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons  (Medical School)
  • Columbia Presbyterian Medical Center (Residency)
  • University of California San Francisco (Fellowship –Division of Infectious Diseases)
  • San Francisco General Hospital, UCSF (Post Doctoral Fellowship – Parasitology Laboratory)
  • Stanford University School of Medicine (Post Doctoral Fellowship - Department of Microbiology & Immunology)