Associate Professor of Pediatrics, Children's National Hospital
Dr. Kim Chapman is an associate professor of Pediatrics at the George Washington University Medical School and Health Sciences Center. She is also an attending geneticist at Children's National Rare Disease Institute in Washington DC. Dr. Chapman 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 and clinical genetics and clinical biochemical genetics at the 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 and basic science research exploring energy metabolism in patients and their cells with propionic acidemia and methylmalonic aciduria with the aim of improving therapies and morbidity in organic acidemias and other energy deficiency inborn errors.