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Agnes S. Kim, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging and Echocardiography Lab
Director, Cardio-Oncology Program
Academic Office Location:
Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030-2202
Phone: 860-679-3343
Fax: 860-679-4256
Website(s):

Calhoun Cardiology Center

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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.

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.A.Yale UniversityPolitical Science
M.D.Vanderbilt UniversityMedicine
Ph.D.Yale UniversityInvestigative Medicine

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipYale-New Haven HospitalInternal Medicine
ResidencyYale-New Haven HospitalInternal Medicine
FellowshipYale-New Haven HospitalCardiology
FellowshipYale-New Haven HospitalAdvanced Cardiac Imaging

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
Travel Grant AwardAmerican 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 AlphaPolitical Science National Honor Society
National Cancer Institute Research FellowshipNIH
Science, Technology and Research Scholar
Name & DescriptionCategoryRoleTypeScopeStart YearEnd Year
Scientific Review Panel of medical student researchEducation CommitteeReviewerUniversity20172019
American Society of EchocardiographyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2011
American College of CardiologyProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2009
American Heart AssociationProfessional/Scientific OrganizationMemberExternalNational2007

Journal Articles

Abstracts

  • A769662 Protects the Heart Against Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Via the AMPK-eNOS Pathway
    Kim, A.S., Wright, T.M., Miller, E.J., Sakamoto, K., Young, L.H. Circulation 120S838
  • AMP- Activating Protein Kinase Mediates the Cardioprotective Effects of Urocortin via Augmenting Glucose Transport during Myocardial Ischemia
    Li, J., Kim, A.S., Cheng, H., Hu, X., Miller, E.J., Wu, X., Sherwin, R.S., Xiao, L., Young, L.H. Diabetes 57A403-A404
  • AMPK Mediates the Cardioprotective Effects of Urocortin During Myocardial Ischemia
    Li, J., Kim, A.S., Cheng, H., Miller, E.J., Wu, X., Xiao, L., Young, L.H. Circulation 118S486
  • Ca2+/Calmodulin- Dependent Kinase Kinase B Contributes to AMPK Activation in the Heart Duriing Hypoxia
    Kim, A.S., Li, J., Hu, J., Edelman, A., Young, L.H. Cirulation 116II_34
  • Ca2+/Camodulin-Dependent Protein Kinase B Activates AMP-Activated Protein Kinase in the Heart
    Kim, A.S., Li, J., Edelman, A.M., Miller, E.J., Young, L.H. Diabetes 55(1):A12
  • Macrophage Migration Inhibitory Factor Inhibits C-jun N Terminal Kinase and Prevents Cardiac Injury During Acute Ischemia Reperfusion
    Qi, D., Hu, X., Wu, X., Kim, A.S., Leng, L., Bucala, R., Young, L.H. Circulation 118S546

Case Reports

Dissertations

  • The Regulation and Function of AMPK in the Ischemic Heart
    Kim, A.S.

Editorials

  • Cancer Survivors Shouldn’t Have to Beat Heart Disease Too.
    Kim AS, Liang BT New Haven Register 2018 May;

Reviews

Title or AbstractTypeSponsor/EventDate/YearLocation
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 SessionPosterAmerican College of Cardiology’s 69th Annual Scientific Session2020Chicago, 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 ConferencePosterAmerican College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference2020Washington, DC
Left Behind: The Cardio-Oncology Knowledge Gap among Primary Care Providers. American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology ConferencePosterAmerican College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference2020Washington, 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 ConferencePosterAmerican College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference2020Washington, DC
5-FU Rechallenge after Cardiotoxicity by Turab J. Mohammed, Aakash Desai, Mansour Almanajam, Agnes S. Kim. American College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology ConferencePosterAmerican College of Cardiology Cardio-Oncology Conference2020Washington, 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 MeetingOtherSociety of General Internal Medicine's New England Regional Meeting2019Boston, 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 ExpositionPosterAmerican Society of Hematology 61st Annual Meeting and Exposition2019Orlando, 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 AssociationPosterAmerican Heart Association2019Philadelphia, PA
Cardio-Oncology Service: Our Experience at the University of Connecticut. ACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 2019PosterACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 20192019Washington, DC
The Cardio-Oncology Education Gap. ACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 2019PosterACC’s Advancing the Care of the Oncology Patient Jan 25-27, 20192019Washington, DC
Assessment of Cardiac Abnormalities in Sickle Cell Disease by Echocardiography. CT Chapter of American College of CardiologyPosterCT Chapter of American College of Cardiology2019Monroe, CT
Cardio-Oncology UpdateSeason 4 of the VISN 1 VA ECHO Cancer Care Conference2019West 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 2019Other2019Orlando, FL
Metastatic Squamous Cell Carcinoma to the Heart: Unusual Cause of ST-Segment Elevation on ECG. CT Chapter of the American College of CardiologyPosterCT Chapter of the American College of Cardiology2018Monroe, CT
Cardio-Oncology: Improving the Cardiovascular Health of the Oncology PatientTalk31st Annual Charter Oak Conference. Connecticut Academy of PAs2018Groton, CT
Quit Breaking My Heart; 5-Fluorouracil Associated Cardiomyopathy; Zawadzka SM, Kim A, Hedge UP.PosterSociety for General Internal Medicine2017Washington, DC