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Featured Physician: Kim L. McBride, MD, MS

(From the May 2017 Issue of MedStat)

Kim L. McBride, MD, MS, has recently been named chief of the Division of Molecular and Human Genetics. He succeeds Dennis Bartholomew, MD, who has served as chief since June 2007 and will continue to serve as section chief. Dr. McBride is founder of the Cardiovascular Genetics Clinic at Nationwide Children's, where he is also a principal investigator in the Center for Cardiovascular Research at The Research Institute. In addition, Dr. McBride is an associate professor of Pediatrics and a member of the faculty for the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program and Molecular, Cellular, & Developmental Biology Graduate Program at The Ohio State University. 

Prior to joining Nationwide Children's in 2004, Dr. McBride was an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular and Human Genetics at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston Texas. He received his medical degree from the University of Saskatchewan and completed a general internship at Regina General Hospital in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, and pediatric residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He also completed fellowships in Clinical Genetics and Clinical Biochemical Genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, and in addition earned a Master’s degree in the Clinical Scientist Training Program. 

Dr. McBride’s basic science research focuses on complex genetic disorders, particularly the causes of congenital heart defects, with clinical and translational research in lysosomal storage diseases gene therapy. His clinical interests also include the diagnosis and treatment of rare diseases, particularly for inborn errors of metabolism, and genetic diseases of the cardiovascular system.

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