Kimberly A. Chapman, MD, PhD, FACMG
Dr. Kim Chapman is an assistant professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington Medical School and Health Sciences Center. She is also an attending geneticist at the Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C.. Dr. Chapman co-hosted the 2011 Consensus conference of PA diagnosis and management at Children’s National Medical Center. She received a B.S. in chemistry and a B.A. in biology from Saint Louis University (St. Louis, MO), a Ph.D. in molecular biology and biochemistry from the University of Nebraska, and a M.D. from the University of Nebraska, College of Medicine. She subsequently trained in internal medicine and pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh Health Sciences Center in Pittsburgh, PA, clinical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Philadelphia PA. She is board certified in internal medicine, pediatrics, clinical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics. She divides her time between clinical activities in genetics and metabolism at Children’s National Medical Center and basic science research exploring energy metabolism in patients and their cells with Propionic acidemia with the aim of improving therapies and morbidity in organic acidemias and other energy deficiency inborn errors.