Jeonga Kim, PhD


Jeonga-KimAssistant Professor, 
Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism

Business Address: 1808 7th Ave South, BDB 777, Birmingham, Al 35294-0012
Phoe: 205-934-4128

EDUCATION:

  • BS, 1984, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
  • MS, 1986, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
  • PhD, 1997, Iowa State University

POSTDOCTORAL TRAINING:

  • 2002 – 2007 NIH, NCCAM, Diabetes Unit
  • 1997-1999 Pennsylvania State University, College of Medicine

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS:

  • 2010 – Present, Assistant Professor, University of Alabama at Birmingham
  • 2007 – 2009,  Research Assistant Professor,  University of Missouri-Columbia, College of Medicine
  • 2001 – 2002,  Research Associate Professor,  Sungkyunkwan University, School of Medicine
  • 1999 – 2001,  Research Assistant Professor,  The Catholic University, College of Medicine

AWARDS/HONORS:

  • 1996 and 1997 Stadler Fellowship, Iowa State University
  • 2004 and 2006 NIH FARE Award for Research Excellence
  • 2004 American Diabetes Association Travel Grant

MEMBERSHIPS:

  • American Diabetes Association Since 2008- Present
  • American Heart Association 2009-Present

COUNCILS AND COMMITTEES:

  • American Diabetes Association Research Grant Review Panel, 2009
  • American Heart Association Research Grant Review Panel, 2009

MAJOR RESEARCH INTERESTS: I am interested in the molecular mechanisms for endothelial dysfunction and insulin resistance that are associated with pathophysiology of cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. My research is focused on cross-talk between pro-inflammatory and insulin signaling.