Dr. Kim is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Otolaryngology and Medicine. She earned her MD and PhD degrees from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, in Pittsburgh, PA and completed a residency and post graduate training in otolaryngology at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Her clinical interest is sinus disease and nasal polyps. She is a clinician scientist actively performing both clinical and basic laboratory research. She directs a basic science laboratory active in the investigation of the molecular mechanisms of host defense in chronic rhinosinusitis, epithelial cell dysfunction of the upper airways, gene regulation of cytokine expression, interface between innate and adaptive immune responses in chronic rhinosinusitis and the pathogenesis of sinonasal polyposis.
- M.D.: University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh
- PhD: Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Pittsburgh
- Residency, Johns Hopkins Hospital