Alfred H. Kim, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor, Division of Rhumatology, School of Medicine
Keywords:
biomarkers, Blacks or African Americans, cohort study, community health, community-engaged research & practice, epidemiology, sleep, social support & network

Dr. Kim’s work includes several active clinical and translational projects addressing the major unmet needs of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). He hosts a diverse and enthusiastic cohort assembled through the Washington University Lupus Clinic, which holds an annual research symposium for patients and their caregivers that seeks their opinions about research data. Dr. Kim’s team also manages a Lupus Registry which includes data for disease activity assessment, laboratory values, socioeconomic factors, and a wide variety of patient-reported outcomes related to quality of life.