Joon Young Kim, PhD

Joon Young Kim, PhD
Post-Doctoral Fellow


  • PhD, Arizona State University, Phoenix, Arizona

Research Interests

Joon Young Kim, PhD, is a post-doctoral fellow at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh with Silva Arslanian, MD, supported by the NIH-funded T32 training grant in Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Metabolism at the University of Pittsburgh. His research focuses on the pathophysiology of prediabetes and type 2 diabetes in obese children and adolescents, and the identification of novel  metabolic biomarkers of type 2 diabetes risk in the pediatric population. Another interest of Dr. Kim is the metabolic and hormonal alterations in obese girls with PCOS.

View Dr. Kim’s full list of publications from PubMed.