Kami Kim

Kami Kim, MD

Professor, Division of Infectious Disease & International Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Morsani College of Medicine

Joint Professor, Center for Global Health & Infectious Disease, College of Public Health

Contact Info USF Infectious Disease Research
12901 Bruce B Downs Blvd, MDC84
Tampa FL 33612

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

  • Kim K. The Epigenome, Cell Cycle, and Development in Toxoplasma. Annual review of microbiology. , 2018. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/29932347
  • Kessler A, Campo JJ, Harawa V, Mandala WL, Rogerson SJ, Mowrey WB, Seydel KB, Kim K. Convalescent Plasmodium falciparum-specific seroreactivity does not correlate with paediatric malaria severity or Plasmodium antigen exposure Malar J. 17(1) : 178, 2018.
  • Harawa V, Njie M, Kessler A, Choko A, Kumwenda B, Kampondeni S, Potchen M, Kim K, Jaworowski A, Taylor T, Mandala W, Seydel K, Rogerson S Brain Swelling is Independent of Peripheral Plasma Cytokine Levels in Malawian Children with Cerebral Malaria Malar J. 17(1) : 435, 2018.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Naumov A, Kratzer S, Ting LM, Kim K, Suvorova ES, White M The Toxoplasma Centrocone Houses Cell Cycle Regulatory Factors MBio. 8(4) , 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.