Dr. Jenny Kim, M.D., Ph.D., earned her bachelor of arts in genetics at the University of California, Berkeley. During her undergraduate studies, she worked in the laboratory of Hitoshi Sakano, Ph.D., in the Department of Immunology and with Gertrude Buehring, Ph.D., in the School of Public Health.
Dr. Kim’s studies for her medical and doctoral degrees include the following:
In 2000, Dr. Kim joined the faculty in the UCLA Department of Medicine, Division of Dermatology and currently is a professor of clinical medicine. She is also the clinical director of aesthetic surgery in Westwood.
Dr. Kim's laboratory is funded by the NIH/NIAMS R01. She is also a co-investigator for the NIH Human Microbiome Project Demonstration Project. Dr. Kim has received numerous other support for her research including the:
At UCLA, Dr. Kim teaches medical students and residents. She is nationally recognized and lectures extensively in the United States and abroad at national and international meetings. She serves as a consultant and member of the scientific advisory board for a number of pharmaceutical companies.
Dr. Kim serves as a grant reviewer for the NIH/NIAMS section. She is an ad hoc reviewer for the Journal of Investigative Dermatology and editor of the Journal of Cosmetic and Laser Surgery.
Among Dr. Kim’s memberships are:
Dr. Kim’s other work and interests include: