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Jerry H. Kim, MD

Jerry H. Kim, MD

Anesthesia, Pain Medicine

On staff since August 2007

Academic Title: Assistant Professor

Research Center: Center for Clinical and Translational Research

Overview

Board Certification(s)

Anesthesiology

Medical/Professional School

Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia
University of Washington School of Public Health , Seattle

Residency

Anesthesiology, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia

Fellowship

Pediatric Anesthesia, University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle

Clinical Interests

Areas of strong interest are hospital-based patient safety initiatives. As a provider of anesthetic care in the operative and critical care setting, I feel that continually working towards reducing errors and enhancing patient safety is a vital part of the service we provide to children.

Research Description

My major research interest concerns the influence that genetics have in perioperative medicine. A child's genes can have an important effect on their outcome and response to therapy during surgery or intensive care.

The conditions that involve inflammation, oxidative damage, or ischemia (such as sepsis) seem especially important during this period of intense physiologic stress.

Research Focus Area

Tissue Response to Injury, Genetics and Developmental Biology, Biochemical Genetics

Awards and Honors

Award Name Award Description Awarded By Award Date
NIH Loan Repayment Program, NIGMS 2 year competitive award for $35,000 per year in education loan forgiveness NIH 2011 - 2013
NIH ITHS KL2 Multidisciplinary Clinical Research Training Program (NCRR) 4-5 year competitive grant of research and salary support for translational research NIH 2010 - 2014

Publications

  • Kim JH, Stevens RC, Maccoss MJ, Goodlett DR, Scherl A, Richter RJ, Suzuki SM, Furlong CE
    Identification and characterization of biomarkers of organophosphorus exposures in humans.
    Advances in experimental medicine and biology , 2010 : 61-71
  • Kim JH, Schwinn DA, Landau R
    Pharmacogenomics and perioperative medicine--implications for modern clinical practice.
    Canadian journal of anaesthesia = Journal canadien d'anesthesie , 2008 Dec. : 799-806
  • Jerry H. Kim, MD
    Mitochondrial myopathy
    Fleisher L and Roizen MF (Ed.), Essence of Anesthesia Practice

Research Funding

Grant Title Grantor Amount Award Date
Malignant Hyperthermia Candidate Gene Study $450000 Oct. 1, 2010 - Sept. 30, 2014