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Assistant Scientist
Hyunju Kim

Departmental Affiliations


Contact Info

Experiences & Accomplishments
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
University of California, Berkeley
Honors & Awards
2020 Kruse Student Publication Award, Center for Human Nutrition, JHSPH

2019 Thesis Research Publication Award of the Department of International Health, JHSPH

2019 Finalist, Graduate Student Research Award Competition, 2019 American Society for Nutrition

2019 Finalist, Emerging Leaders in Nutrition Science, 2019 American Society for Nutrition

2019 Second place, Delta Omega Poster Competition, Delta Omega Honor Society, JHSPH
Select Publications
Selected publications:
  • Kim H, Anderson CAM, Hu EA, Zheng Z, Appel LJ, He J, Feldman HI, Anderson AH, Ricardo AC, Bhat Z, Kelly TN, Chen J, Vasan RS, Kimmel PL, Grams ME, Coresh J, Clish CB, Rhee EP, Rebholz CM on behalf of the CRIC Study Investigators and for the CKD Biomarkers Consortium. Plasma metabolomic signatures of healthy dietary patterns in the Chronic Renal Insufficiency Cohort (CRIC). J Nutr 2021; https://doi-org/10.1093/jn/nxab203 [Epub ahead of print] [PMID: 34195833]
  • Kim H, Lichtenstein AH, Wong KE, Appel LJ, Coresh J, Rebholz CM. Urine metabolites associated with the Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension (DASH) diet: Results from the DASH-Sodium Trial. Mol Nutr Food Res 2021; 65:e2000695 [PMID: 33300290]
  • Kim H, Lee K, Rebholz CM, Kim J. Plant-based diets and incident metabolic syndrome: Results from the Korean Genome and Epidemiology Study. PLoS Med 2020 Nov 18;17: e1003371 [PMID: 33206633]
  • Kim H, Caulfield LE, Garcia-Larsen V, Steffen LM, Coresh J, Rebholz CM. Plant-based diets are associated with a lower risk of incident cardiovascular disease, cardiovascular disease mortality, and all-cause mortality in a general population of middle aged adults. J Am Heart Assoc 2019;8(16):e012865. [PMID: 31387433]
  • Kim H, Caulfield LE, Garcia-Larsen V, Steffen LM, Grams ME, Coresh J, Rebholz CM. Plant-based diets and incident chronic kidney disease and kidney function. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 2019; 14(5): 682-91. [PMID: 31023928]