Bios of Current Members

Hongsoo Kim, PhD, MPH, MSN, RN


Hongsoo Kim is a professor at Seoul National University Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul, South Korea. Dr. Kim is a health services and policy researcher and her program of research focuses on quality, outcomes, and systems of health care with special attention to the elderly and people with chronic conditions.

Dr. Kim has conducted several Korean government-funded research projects and also participated in reviews of health and long-term care policies at various levels. Her studies have been published in major health services and gerontology journals. She developed and tested the Korean-version of the interRAI suite tools. Dr. Kim is a board member of the Korean Gerontological Society and the Korean Academy of Long-term Care. She became an Associate interRAI Fellow in 2011.

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