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Faculty Detail    
Campus Address LHRB 306 Zip 0007
Phone  (205) 975-7123
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Medical School  Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, South Korea    2008  M.D. 
Residency  Michigan State University    2014  Internal Medicine 
Fellowship  University of Cincinnati    2017  Cardiology 

American Board of Internal Medicine  2014 
American Board of Internal Medicine/Cardiovascular Disease  2017 

Faculty Appointment(s)
Appointment Type Department Division Rank
Primary  Medicine  Med - Cardiovascular Disease Assistant Professor
Center  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr  Comprehensive Cardiovascular Ctr Assistant Professor

Biographical Sketch 
Dr. Kim is a cardiologist and Assistant Professor of Medicine in Cardiovascular Disease, Section of General Cardiology, Prevention, and Imaging at the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Kim is a non-invasive cardiologist with expertise in advance echocardiography including transesophageal echocardiogram, preventive cardiology, and critical care in cardiovascular medicine. Dr. Kim received his medical education from the Chung-Ang University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea and completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine. Dr. Kim completed Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at the University of Cincinnati Medical Center.

Society Memberships
Organization Name Position Held Org Link
American College of Cardiology  Member   
American Heart Association  Member   
American Medical Association  Member   
Korean Medical Association  Member   

Research/Clinical Interest
Cardiovascular epidemiology, Primary prevention, Metabolic syndrome,Obesity, Digital medicine, Population health informatics
His research interest is in cardiovascular epidemiology, digital medicine, population health informatics and utilization of big data from various sources such as wearable devices, mobile phones and sensors, to promote cardiovascular health. He is passionate about the application of information technology and machine learning algorithms to impact cardiovascular disease prediction and risk factor modification. He aspires to be a cardiologist and researcher who can facilitate communications between specialties in cardiovascular big data research, so that we can practice team science to achieve better healthcare and prevent cardiovascular disease. He serves as an editorial board member of the npj (Nature Partner Journals) Digital Medicine.

Selected Publications 
Publication PUBMEDID
A Critical Review of high sensitivity C-Reactive Protein and Coronary Artery Calcium for the Guidance of Statin Allocation: A Head-to-Head Comparison of the JUPITER and St. Francis Heart Trials, Kim J et al, Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes  24619319 
Antidepressant Use and Risk of Coronary Heart Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies, Oh SW, Kim J et al, British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology  24646010 
Aspirin Dosing Frequency in the Primary and Secondary Prevention of Cardiovascular Events, Kim J et al, Journal of Thrombosis and Thrombolysis  26739313 
The Association of Clinical Indication for Exercise Stress Testing with All-Cause Mortality: The FIT Project, Kim J et al, Arch Med Sci  27186173 
Prognostic Implications of Exercise-Induced Premature Ventricular Complexes in Asymptomatic Subjects: A Meta-analysis, Kim J et al, The American Journal of Cardiology  27394411 
Thoracic Aortic Calcium, Cardiovascular Disease Events, and All-Cause Mortality in Asymptomatic Subjects with Zero Coronary Calcium: The Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA), Kim J et al, Atherosclerosis  28033543 
Big Data, Health Informatics and the Future of Cardiovascular Medicine, Kim J, Journal of American College of Cardiology  28209228 

Cardiovascular epidemiology, Primary prevention, Metabolic syndrome,Obesity, Digital medicine, Population health informatics