Agnes S. Kim, M.D., Ph.D.Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging and Echocardiography Lab
Director, Cardio-Oncology Program
Dr. Kim provides care to patients with a wide range of cardiovascular illnesses, including coronary artery disease, valvular heart disease, and cardiomyopathy. She has expertise in advanced non-invasive cardiac imaging, including echocardiography, nuclear cardiology, cardiac MRI, and vascular ultrasounds. She has a particular interest in the cardiac care of cancer patients.
Dr. Kim received her bachelor’s degree at Yale College. She received her medical degree from Vanderbilt University. She completed her internship and residency in internal medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital. After residency, she completed a fellowship in cardiovascular diseases at Yale-New Haven Hospital, during which she also obtained a Ph.D. in investigative medicine.
|B.A.||Yale University||Political Science|
|Ph.D.||Yale University||Investigative Medicine|
|Internship||Yale-New Haven Hospital||Internal Medicine|
|Residency||Yale-New Haven Hospital||Internal Medicine|
|Fellowship||Yale-New Haven Hospital||Cardiology|
|Fellowship||Yale-New Haven Hospital||Advanced Cardiac Imaging|
|Name of Award/Honor||Awarding Organization|
|Travel Grant Award||American Society of Echocardiography|
|Diabetes Research and Training Summer Fellowship|
|Microbes and Defense Honnor Society|
|Phi Beta Kappa|
|Magna Cum Laude|
|Honors in Political Science|
|Beta Rho Chapter of Phi Sigma Alpha||Political Science National Honor Society|
|National Cancer Institute Research Fellowship||NIH|
|Science, Technology and Research Scholar|
|Name & Description||Category||Role||Type||Scope||Start Year||End Year|
|Scientific Review Panel of medical student research||Education Committee||Reviewer||University||2017||2019|
|American Society of Echocardiography||Professional/Scientific Organization||Member||External||National||2011|
|American College of Cardiology||Professional/Scientific Organization||Member||External||National||2009|
|American Heart Association||Professional/Scientific Organization||Member||External||National||2007|
UConn Health Cardio-Oncology Experience: An Observational Study
Connecticut Medicine, The Journal of the Connecticut State Medical Society 2022; 86 (2): 91-98. 2022 Jul;
Mediastinal irradiation and valvular heart disease
Cardio-Oncology April 2022 Vol. 8 Issue 1 Pages 7 2022 Apr;
Outcomes of acute pulmonary embolism in hospitalized patients with cancer.
BMC pulmonary medicine 2022 Jan;22(1):11
Etiology and management of hypertension in patients with cancer.
Cardio-oncology (London, England) 2021 Apr;7(1):14
Subaortic Membranes in Patients With Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia and Liver Vascular Malformations.
Journal of the American Heart Association 2020 Oct;9(20):e016197
Takotsubo Cardiomyopathy in Cancer Patients
Cardio-Oncology 5,7 (2019) 2019 Jul;
Anthracycline-induced cardiomyopathy: The search continues.
Journal of nuclear cardiology : official publication of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology 2015 Dec;24265-267
P wave area for quantitative electrocardiographic assessment of left atrial remodeling.
PloS one 2014 Jan;9(6):e99178
A small molecule AMPK activator protects the heart against ischemia-reperfusion injury.
Journal of molecular and cellular cardiology 2011 Jul;51(1):24-32
c-Jun inhibits thapsigargin-induced ER stress through up-regulation of DSCR1/Adapt78.
Experimental biology and medicine (Maywood, N.J.) 2008 Oct;233(10):1289-300
T cell-intrinsic requirement for NF-kappa B induction in postdifferentiation IFN-gamma production and clonal expansion in a Th1 response.
Journal of immunology (Baltimore, Md. : 1950) 2003 Aug;171(4):1816-24
A769662 Protects the Heart Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Via the AMPK-eNOS Pathway
AMP- Activating Protein Kinase Mediates the Cardioprotective Effects of Urocortin via Augmenting Glucose Transport during Myocardial Ischemia
AMPK Mediates the Cardioprotective Effects of Urocortin During Myocardial Ischemia
Ca2+/Calmodulin- Dependent Kinase Kinase B Contributes to AMPK Activation in the Heart Duriing Hypoxia
Ca2+/Camodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase B Activates AMP-Activated Protein Kinase in the Heart
Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Inhibits C-jun N Terminal Kinase and Prevents Cardiac Injury During Acute Ischemia Reperfusion
Ventricular Tachycardia Storm in a Patient Treated With Ibrutinib for Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia
JACC: CardioOncology 2020 Sep;2(3):523-526
5-Fluorouracil Rechallenge After Cardiotoxicity.
The American journal of case reports 2020 Aug;21e924446
Cushing syndrome cardiomyopathy: an unusual manifestation of small-cell lung cancer.
ESC heart failure 2020 Jun;
Multimodality Imaging of a Right Atrial Cardiac Mass.
Cureus 2019 May;11(5):e4705
Metastatic squamous cell carcinoma to the heart: an unusual cause of ST elevation
European Heart Journal - Case Reports 2019 Mar;
Reversible Left Ventricular Systolic Dysfunction Secondary to Pazopanib.
Cureus 2018 Oct;10(10):e3517
The Regulation and Function of AMPK in the Ischemic Heart
Cancer Survivors Shouldn’t Have to Beat Heart Disease Too.
New Haven Register 2018 May;
Etiology and Management of Dyslipidemia in Patients With Cancer
Frontiers in Cardiovascular Medicine April 2022 Vol. 9 2022 Apr;
Mediastinal irradiation and valvular heart disease.
Cardio-oncology (London, England) 2022 Apr;8(1):7
Atrial fibrillation in older adults with cancer.
J Geriatr Cardiol 2022; 19(1): 1-8. 2022 Feb;
AMP-activated protein kinase: a core signalling pathway in the heart.
Acta physiologica (Oxford, England) 2009 May;196(1):37-53
|Title or Abstract||Type||Sponsor/Event||Date/Year||Location|
|Naik R, Casiero D, Marshall K, VanWie C, Kim A, Liang BT, Chen K. REDUCED RIGHT VENTRICULAR STRAIN IN COVID-19 POSITIVE COLLEGE STUDENT ATHLETES. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022 Mar 8;79(9):2148. doi: 10.1016/S0735-1097(22)03139-4. Epub 2022 Apr 1. PMCID: PMC8972602.||Poster||2022|
|A Case of Spontaneous Coronary Artery Dissection by Rafae Shaikh, Asiya Tafader, Rohan Naik, and Agnes Kim J Am Coll Cardiol. 2022 Mar, 79 (9_Supplement) 3389||Poster||2022|
|Onco-Hypertension: Distinct Approaches to Diagnosing, Monitoring, and Managing Hypertension in Patients with Cancer Presented by : Agnes S. Kim, M.D., Ph.D. Date/Time: August 24, 2022 from 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM||Lecture||Memorial Sloan Kettering-Cornell Onco-Nephrology Conference||2022||Memorial Sloan Kettering-Cornell|
|Session Title: Novel Anticancer Therapies and Hypertension: The Role of the Nephrologist Lecture: Distinct Approaches to Diagnosing, Monitoring, and Managing Hypertension in Patients with Cancer Presented by: Agnes S. Kim, M.D., Ph.D. Date/Time: November 3, 2022 from 12:00 PM to 12:30 PM||Lecture||American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week 2022||2022||American Society of Nephrology Kidney Week conference|
|Constrictive pericarditis in the setting of squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue: a rare and ominous condition||Poster||ACC 71st Annual Scientific Session||2022||Washington DC|
|Trends of drug use-associated infective endocarditis in the US by G Lima, O Mukarram, and A Kim; American College of Cardiology’s 69th Annual Scientific Session||Poster||American College of Cardiology’s 69th Annual Scientific Session||2020||Chicago, IL|
|Ventricular Tachycardia Storm in a Patient Treated with Ibrutinib for Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia by Anantha Sriharsha Madgula, Meghana Singh, Mansour Almnajam, Agnes S. Kim. American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||Poster||American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||2020||Washington, DC|
|Left Behind: The Cardio-Oncology Knowledge Gap among Primary Care Providers. American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||Poster||American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||2020||Washington, DC|
|Aortic Dissection in a Patient on Axitinib: Fatal Presentation of a Potential Complication by Anantha Sriharsha Madgula, Maria Camila Trejo Paredes, Agnes S. Kim. American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||Poster||American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||2020||Washington, DC|
|5-FU Rechallenge after Cardiotoxicity by Turab J. Mohammed, Aakash Desai, Mansour Almanajam, Agnes S. Kim. American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||Poster||American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference||2020||Washington, DC|
|Cancer-associated Pulmonary Embolism Burden in Hospital Admissions in the United States by Khalid Shalaby, Adriana Kahn, Elizabeth Silver, Kathir Balakumaran, Agnes S. Kim. Society of General Internal Medicine's New England Regional Meeting||Other||Society of General Internal Medicine's New England Regional Meeting||2019||Boston, MA|
|Lymphoma-Associated Pulmonary Embolism Burden in Hospital Admissions in the United States by Khalid Shalaby, MBBCh, Adriana Kahn, MD, Elizabeth Silver, Kathir Balakumaran, MD and Agnes S. Kim, MD, PhD. American Society of Hematology 61st Annual Meeting and Exposition||Poster||American Society of Hematology 61st Annual Meeting and Exposition||2019||Orlando, FL|
|Rural versus Urban Areas: Mortality Differences in the United States Among Patients With ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction by Gian Lima, Kathir Balakumaran, and Agnes Kim. American Heart Association||Poster||American Heart Association||2019||Philadelphia, PA|
|Cardio-Oncology Service: Our Experience at the University of Connecticut. ACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 2019||Poster||ACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 2019||2019||Washington, DC|
|The Cardio-Oncology Education Gap. ACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 2019||Poster||ACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 2019||2019||Washington, DC|
|Assessment of Cardiac Abnormalities in Sickle Cell Disease by Echocardiography. CT Chapter of American College of Cardiology||Poster||CT Chapter of American College of Cardiology||2019||Monroe, CT|
|Cardio-Oncology Update||Season 4 of the VISN 1 VA ECHO Cancer Care Conference||2019||West Haven, CT|
|Assessment of Cardiac Abnormalities in Sickle Cell Disease Patients Using Echocardiography by Osama Mukarram, MD, Gian Lima, MD, Samuel Crooks, BA, Min Jung Kim, PhD, Agnes S Kim, MD PhD. American Society of Hematology 2019||Other||2019||Orlando, FL|
|Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma to the Heart: Unusual Cause of ST-Segment Elevation on ECG. CT Chapter of the American College of Cardiology||Poster||CT Chapter of the American College of Cardiology||2018||Monroe, CT|
|Cardio-Oncology: Improving the Cardiovascular Health of the Oncology Patient||Talk||31st Annual Charter Oak Conference. Connecticut Academy of PAs||2018||Groton, CT|
|Quit Breaking My Heart; 5-Fluorouracil Associated Cardiomyopathy; Zawadzka SM, Kim A, Hedge UP.||Poster||Society for General Internal Medicine||2017||Washington, DC|