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Kami Kim, MD

Contributing Editor

  • Szentivanyi Professor of Internal Medicine and Director, Division of Infectious Diseases and International Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine, University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida

  • Co-Director, Center for Global Health and Infectious Disease Research,
    University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Director of Research, Global Emerging Diseases Institute, Tampa General
    Hospital, Tampa, Florida

Area of Special Interest

  • COVID clinical research
  • Pathogenesis of toxoplasmosis and malaria, parasitic diseases of global significance.

Professional Recognitions & Appointments

  • National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIAID) National Research Service Award, 1989-1992
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIAID) Clinical Investigator Award, 1993-1996
  • National Institutes of Health (NIH-NIAID) Independent Scientist Award, 1997-2002
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund New Investigator Award in Molecular Parasitology, 1998-2002
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fund New Initiatives in Malaria Research Award, 2001-2003
  • Elected Member, American Society for Clinical Investigation
  • Elected Member, Association of American Physicians
  • Fellow, Infectious Diseases Society of America
  • Fellow, American Academy of Microbiology
  • Chair, Advisory Committee, Advisory Burroughs Wellcome Postdoctoral Enrichment Program

Publication Highlights

Published over 100 articles in peer reviewed journals including:


  • 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)


  • Nothing to disclose.