Division of General Internal Medicine

Division of General Internal Medicine
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Kirstin S. Knox, MD, PhD

Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
Teaching Hospitalist, Section of Medicine, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA
Department: Medicine

Contact information
3400 Spruce Street
5 Maloney
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: 215-662-3797
BA (Biology)
Swarthmore College, 1999.
PhD (Genetics)
Stanford University, 2009.
Stanford University, 2009.
Post-Graduate Training
Intern in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2009-2010.
Resident in Internal Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, 2010-2012.
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2012.
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Description of Clinical Expertise

My interests include care coordination for high inpatient utilizers (hospital "superutilizers"), sustainability and green practices in health care, and effective teaching methods for inpatient general internal medicine.

Selected Publications

Kirstin S Knox, Vicmar Gatmaitan, Neha Patel, and Jennifer S. Myers: A multidisciplinary care coordination and continuity intervention for high utilizers on a hospitalist service. SHM Annual Meeting 2016.

Knox K, Leuenberger D, Penn AA, Baker JC: Global hormone profiling of murine placenta reveals Secretin expression. Placenta 32(11): 811-6, Nov 2011.

Knox, K., and Baker, J.C. : Genomic evolution of the placenta using co-option and duplication and divergence. Genome Research 18(5), May 2008.

Knox, K.S., and Baker, J.C.: Genome-wide expression profiling of placentas in the p57Kip2 model of pre-eclampsia Mol Hum Reprod. (4), April 2007.

Jacobson, M.D., Munoz, C.X., Knox, K.S., Williams, B.E., Lu, L.L., Cross, F.R., Vallen, E.A.: SID2, a novel gene in S. cerevisiae synthetically lethal with sic1 deletion, may regulate DNA replication. Genetics 159(1), Sept 2001.

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