Jordan A. Kempker, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Emory University School of Medicine

Office: Grady Memorial Hospital, Room 2C001

Phone: 404-616-0148

Email: jkempke@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. Jordan A. Kempker is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at the Emory University in the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine.  He received his Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies in 2003, followed by his Doctor of Medicine in 2007; both from the University of Florida.  He then moved a few hours north to complete his Internship and Residency at the J. Willis Hurst Internal Medicine Residency Training Program at Emory University in Atlanta, Georgia.  After residency, Dr. Kempker served for one year as a Chief Resident for the Emory Internal Medicine residency at Grady Memorial Hospital.  To develop his professional capacity as a Clinical-Translational scientist, Dr. Kempker then completed a Masters in Science and Clinical Research through the Atlanta Clinical & Translational Science Institute at the Emory Laney Graduate School.  He then completed his Fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Emory University before transitioning to a faculty position in 2015.

Dr. Kempker has conducted research exploring the roles of vitamin D deficiency in the risk for serious infections.  His current research interests are in spheres of epidemiology and Critical Care Medicine; primarily exploring the health disparities and longitudinal risk factors for important critical illnesses such as sepsis and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome.  Dr. Kempker actively seeks opportunities to teach fellows, residents and medical students at Emory School of Medicine and is clinically active in both Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Grady Memorial Hospital.