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Hongsoo Kim

Seoul National University

Hongsoo Kim

Dr. Hongsoo Kim is a professor of health policy and aging at the Graduate School of Public Health and director of the Center for AI in Health and Care at the Artificial Intelligence Institute at Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea. Dr. Kim’s research areas include aging and health policy, long-term care systems, health-care system performance and evaluation, and care innovation. She has conducted numerous government-funded research projects and also participated in reviews of health and long-term care policies at various levels. She was 2016-2017 Fulbright Visiting Scholar & Takemi Fellow in International Health at Harvard School of Public Health. She has been the recipient of an AXA Research Award (2016) and a Humboldt Research Fellowship (2019). She is currently an expert member of the WHO advisory group for the UN Decade of Healthy Aging (2021-2030). Dr. Kim received her PhD from New York University, where she worked as an assistant professor before she joined SNU.


Countries Republic of Korea;
Topics Artificial Intelligence; Care work and migration; Data science; Economics of LTC; Evaluation of LTC systems and services; LTC Policy; LTC Systems; Quality and accreditation for LTC services; Technology and LTC;
Methods Comparative policy analysis; Data science and LTC research; Quantitative data analysis;
Role Research;
Interest Groups Long-Term Care Policy;
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