Kami Kim

Kami Kim, MD

Professor, College of Medicine Internal Medicine

Professor, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine

Joint Professor, Global Health, College of Public Health

Contact Info 3720 Spectrum Blvd
Tampa  33619

Academic Email: kamikim@health.usf.edu

Academic Phone:(813) 974-5891

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  • Fellowship, Infectious Disease, University of California, 1988
  • Intern and Resident, Medical Service, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, 1987
  • MD, Medicine, Columbia University, 1980

Interdisciplinary and Emerging Signature Programs

  • Allergy, Immunology & Infectious Disease


  • Association of American Physicians (Member, 2013 - Present)
  • American Academy for Microbiology (Fellow, 2013 - Present)
  • Infectious Diseases Society of America (Fellow, 2006 - Present)
  • American Society for Clinical Investigation (Member, 2004 - Present)

Recent Publications

  • Kessler A, Dankwa S, Bernabeu M, Harawa V, Danziger SA, Duffy F, Kampondeni SD, Potchen MJ, Dambrauskas N, Vigdorovich V, Oliver BG, Hochman SE, Mowrey WB, MacCormick I, Mandala WL, Rogerson SJ, Sather DN, Aitchison JD, Taylor TE, Seydel KB, Smith JD, Kim K. Linking EPCR-binding PfEMP-1 to brain swelling in pediatric cerebral malaria Cell Host Microbe. 22(5) : 601-614, 2017.
  • Madaline TF, Hochman SE, Seydel KB, Liomba A, Saidi A, Matebule G, Mowrey WB, O'Hare B, Milner DA Jr, Kim K Rapid Diagnostic Testing of Hospitalized Malawian Children Reveals Opportunities for Improved HIV Diagnosis and Treatment Am J Trop Med Hyg. 97(6) : 1929-1935, 2017.
  • Wijetunga NA, Johnston AD, Maekawa R, Delahaye F, Ulahannan N, Kim K, Greally J SMITE: an R/Bioconductor package that identifies network modules by integrating genomic and epigenomic information BMC Bioinformatics. 18(1) : 41, 2017.
  • Ames RY, Ting LM, Gendlina I, Kim K, Macian F The Transcription Factor NFAT1 Participates in the Induction of CD4(+) T Cell Functional Exhaustion during Plasmodium yoelii Infection Infect Immun. 85(9) , 2017.
  • Yakubu RR, Silmon de Monerri NC, Nieves E, Kim K, Weiss L Comparative Monomethylarginine Proteomics Suggests that Protein Arginine Methyltransferase 1(PRMT1) is a Significant Contributor to Arginine Monomethylation in Toxoplasma gondii Mol Cell Proteomics. 16(4) : 567-580, 2017.
  • Naumov A, Kratzer S, Ting LM, Kim K, Suvorova ES, White M The Toxoplasma Centrocone Houses Cell Cycle Regulatory Factors MBio. 8(4) , 2017.