Jung-Ah Lee

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Associate Professor
Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing

PhD. University of Washington, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, Seattle, WA, 2008
MN. University of Washington, Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems (Focal Area: Advanced Care Systems Management), Seattle, WA, 2002
BSN. Catholic University, College of Nursing, Seoul, South Korea, 1995

Phone: (949) 824-2855
Fax: (949) 824-0470
Email: jungahl@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
100A Berk Hall
Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing
Mail Code: 3959
Irvine, CA 92697
Research Interests
Health Technology, Older Adults and Caregivers, Self-Management, Integrative Health, Transition Care, Venous thromboembolism, Patient Safety, Clinical and Systems Outcomes, Cost-Effectiveness, Mixed Methods.
Academic Distinctions
Fellow of Gerontological Society of America (FGSA), 2021
Scholar of NIH/NIA Resource Centers for Minority Aging Research (RCMAR), 2013
Research Abstract
Dr. Jung-Ah Lee is a nurse scientist and faculty with expertise in gerontology. Her research focuses primarily on translational approach to improve care delivery and quality of life for patients and caregivers. Within this focus, a recurring theme of her work is to explore racial and ethnic disparities in quality of care. Culturally sensitive approaches to care delivery in chronic diseases including cardiovascular diseases and Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia are a primary consideration of her research. As the principal investigator, Dr. Lee has conducted community-based participatory research starting with a needs assessment of ethnic minority elders and dementia family caregivers. She designed dementia care education for older adults and families in partnership with local community organizations (e.g., Alzheimer’s Orange county, Korean Community Education Center, Vietnamese Community Center, Family Caregiver Resources Center) supported by several funding mechanisms. Based on those results, Dr. Lee developed a culturally- and language-appropriate dementia caregiver home visit program and pilot-tested it in Latino, Vietnamese, Korean family caregivers of persons with dementia (PWD).

Dr. Lee is the primary principal investigator of a federally funded study entitled “A home-based, culturally and language specific intervention for dementia family caregivers: stress reduction and education with wearable technology for health” from the National Institute of Health/the National Institute of Aging. Through this study, Dr. Lee and her interdisciplinary investigators including Medicine, Computer science, and Nursing with strong partnerships with community organizations in Orange County will conduct a randomized controlled trial testing a community health worker delivered home visit intervention for ethnic and underserved dementia family caregivers using wearable technology for real time monitoring of caregivers' stress and sleep. The home visit intervention includes stress reduction techniques by mindful deep breathing and compassionate support/listening and caregiving education to improve caregiver's health, wellbeing, and positive interactions with the person with dementia. This study using wearable technology has the potential to significantly lessen health disparities in dementia care, assisting underserved caregivers in self-management and increasing their quality of life.

Dr. Lee conducted several funded research projects as the Principal Investigator to improve older adults’ self-management of multiple chronic conditions by implementing age-friendly, culturally-sensitive mobile-health interventions. Her research included low-income and ethnic minorities to improve health disparities utilizing a multidisciplinary team including Medicine and Engineering at UCI.

Dr. Lee received her master’s degree and PhD from the University of Washington, School of Nursing, Department of Behavioral Nursing and Health System. In 2008 Dr. Lee became a faculty member in the UCI Program in Nursing Science. She has taught geriatric nursing, leadership and management, and research methodologies to UCI undergraduate and graduate nursing students. In addition, Dr. Lee has provided community services to improve dementia care and age friendly health care systems by partnering with ethnic community organizations and Alzheimer’s serving organizations in Orange County. Currently, Dr. Lee has been appointed as the school’s Equity Advisor to enhance diversity, inclusion, and equity in the Sue and Bill Gross School of Nursing at UC Irvine.
Awards and Honors
5/2021: Fellow Gerontological Society of America Award (FGSA)
5/2021: Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research
5/2021: Nursing Excellence Award by UCI Health Nursing
11/2020: The 37th UCI Research Associates. the Althalie Clarke Research Associates Award for Nursing Research
05/2020: Best Paper Award on Improving Communication in Diverse Older Adults by American Geriatric Society.
04/2019: Best Research Poster Award by Western Institute of Nursing.
04/2018: Gerontology Education/Policy Award by Western Institute of Nursing, Gerontology Special Interest Group
07/2017: Dementia Caregiver Grant Award from the Arthur N. Rupe Foundation
04/2017: UCI ICTS Community Research Pilot Study Award
07/2015: Patient Safety Grant Award from the Cardinal Health Foundation
07/2013: UCLA/CDU-RCMAR/CHIME (funded by NIH/NIA) and UCLA-CTSI (funded by NIH)- Pilot Study Award 2013-2014.
02/2012: UCI/ICTS (funded by NIH) - Pilot Study Award 2012-2013.
10/2010: UCI/ICTS (funded by NIH) - Campus and Community Research Incubator Program Award (CCRI), NIH funded Institute for Clinical and Translational Science (ICTS) at UC Irvine.
03/2010: Special Research Grant Award by the UCI Academic Senate Council on Research.
04/2008: Travel Award from University of Washington Graduate School (The Graduate School Fund for Excellence and Innovation supports graduate education and research at the University of Washington) for the podium presentation at the 51st Annual Meeting of Western Institute of Nursing in Orange County, CA
02/2008: Sigvaris Award for the podium presentation at the 20th Annual Meeting of American Venous Forum in Charleston, South Carolina.
09/2007: Scholarship from Fraser Fund at University of Washington, School of Nursing.
2006-2008: Hester McLaws Nursing Scholarship Awards for PhD candidates from University of Washington, School of Nursing.
Cacciata, M, Cacciata, M. , Strömberg, A., Klompstra, L., Jaarsma, T., Kuriakose, M., Lee, JA., Lombardo, D. & Evangelista, LS. (2021). Facilitators and Challenges to Exergaming: Perspectives of Patients with Heart Failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing (In press).
Ardo, J, Lee, JA, Hildebrand, JA, Guijarro, D, Ghasemzadeh, H, Stromberg, A, & Evangelista, LS (2021). Co-design of a cardiovascular disease prevention text message bank for older adults. Patient Education Counseling (In Press).
Park, JI., Kim, D., Lee, JA, Zheng, K., & Amin, A.N. Personalized Risk Prediction of 30-day Readmissions with Venous Thromboembolism using Machine Learning" Journal of Nursing Scholarship. (In Press)
Le, C. & Lee, JA. Home Visit Based Mindfulness Intervention for Vietnamese American Dementia Family Caregivers. Asian-American and Pacific Island Nursing Journal. (In Press)
Silva JS, Lee JA, Grisante DL, Lopes JL, Lopes CT. Nurses’ knowledge, risk assessment, and self-efficacy regarding venous thromboembolism. Acta Paul Enferm.2020; eAPE20190125. DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.37689/actaape/2020AO0125
Nguyen, H., Zagoza, M., Wussler, N., & Lee, JA*. “I was confused about how to take care of mom because this disease is different everyday”: Vietnamese American caregivers’ understanding of Alzheimer’s Disease. Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology. (In Press)
Kim, HJ, Kehoe, P., Gibbs, L. & Lee, JA. Caregiving Experience of Dementia Among Korean-American Family Caregivers. 2019 Jan 8:1-8. doi: 10.1080/01612840.2018.1534909. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30620625.
Burton, C., Lee, JA, Waalen, A., & Gibbs, L. “Things are Different Now But”: Older LGBT adults’ experiences and unmet needs in health care. Journal of Transcultural Nursing. (In Press).
Kim, JS., Heo SH., Kim, MY., Park, EY., Seo, EJ., Lee MO., Jeong, BY, & Lee, JA. (2019). Correlates of life-support treatment preferences among low-income home-based cancer management recipients. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 43 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.09.006. (In Press)
Hildebrand, J.A, Billimek, J, Lee, J.A, Sorkin, D.H., Olshansky, E.F.,Clancy, S.L. & Evangelista, L.S. (2019). Effect of diabetes self-management education on glycemic control in Latino adults with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Patient Education and Counseling. (In Press).
Nguyen, H., Lee, JA*., Sorkin, D., & Gibbs, L. “Living happily despite having an illness”: Perceptions of healthy aging among Korean American, Vietnamese American, and Latino older adults. Applied Nursing Research. DOI: 10.1016/j.apnr.2019.04.002. (In Press)
Kim,J, Heo, S., Hong SW., Shim, J., & Lee, JA. (2019). Correlates of advance directive treatment preferences among community-dwelling older people with chronic diseases. Int J Older People Nurs:e12229. doi: 10.1111/opn.12229. [Epub ahead of print]. PMID: 30821917.
Cacciata, M., Stromberg, A., Lee, JA, Sorkin, D., Lombardo, D., Clancy, S., Nyamathi, A., & Evangelista, L.(2019). Effect of exergaming on health-related quality of life in older adults: A systematic review. International Journal of Nuring Studies. 2019 Feb 10;93:30-40. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2019.01.010. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 30861452.
Guo, Y., Rousseau, J., Bender, M., Lee, J. A., Pimentel, P., Bojorquez, Y., Silva, M., & Olshansky, E. (2018). A program model describing a community-based mother and infant health program. Research and Theory for Nursing Practice (In Press).
Hildebrand, J.A, Billimek, J, Olshansky, E.F., Sorkin, D.H., Lee, J.A, & Evangelista, L.S. (2018). Facilitators and barriers to research participation: perspectives of Latinos with type 2 diabetes. European Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing. PMID: 29886773 DOI: 10.1177/1474515118780895
Lee, JA. Garfin, D.R., Vaughn, S., & Lee, YS. (2018) Factors associated with gerontological career choice: The role of curriculum type and students’ attitudes. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 8(4), 1-9. DOI: https://doi.org/10.5430/jnep.v8n4p1.
Seomun, G., Kim, HM., Lee, JA., Kim, EY., Kim, EJ. & Noh, WJ. (2018). The comparison of dry eye syndrome between digital textbook users and paper textbook users in elementary school. Information, 21, (2), 805-819.
Hildebrand, J.A, Billimek, J, Lee, J.A, Sorkin, D.H., Olshansky, E.F.,Clancy, S.L. & Evangelista, L.S. (2019). Effect of diabetes self-management education on glycemic control in Latino adults with type 2 diabetes: A systematic review and meta-analysis. Patient Education and Counseling. (In Press).
Kim, JS., Heo SH., Kim, MY., Park, EY., Seo, EJ., Lee MO., Jeong, BY, & Lee, JA. (2019). Correlates of life-support treatment preferences among low-income home-based cancer management recipients. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 43 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ejon.2019.09.006. (In Press)
Lee, JA., Nguyen, H., Park, J., Tran, L., Nguyen, T., & Huynh, Y. (2017). Usages of Computers and Smartphones to Develop Dementia Care Education Program for Asian American Family Caregivers. Healthcare Informatics Research, 23(4):338-342. https://doi.org/10.4258/hir.2017.23.4.338.
Lee, JA., Evangelista, L. S., Moore, A.A., Juth, V., Guo, Y., Gago, S., Lem, C.G., Nguyen, M., Khatibi, P., Baje, M., & Amin, A.N. (2016). Feasibility study of a mobile health intervention for older adults on oral anticoagulation therapy. Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine; 2:1-8. DOI: 10.1177/2333721416672970
Evangelista, L. S., Ghasemzadeh, H., Lee, JA., Saeedi, R., Sarrafzadeh, M., & Moser, DK. Predicting Adherence to Use of Remote Health Monitoring Systems in a Cohort of Patients with Chronic Heart Failure. Technology and Health Care;25(3):425-433. PMID: 27886024. DOI: 10.3233/THC-161279.
Guo, Y., Lee, JA., Rousseau, J., Pimentel, P., Bojorquez, Y., Cabasag, C. Michele, S., & Olshansky, E. (2016). The potential economic impact of a coordinated home visitation program: Preventing adverse birth outcomes. California Journal of Health Promotion, 10(2): 1-13.
Evangelista, LS, Moser, DK, Lee, JA, Moore, AA, Ghasemzadeh, H, Sarrafzadeh, M, & Mangione, CM. (2015). Examining older adults’ perceptions of usability and acceptability of remote monitoring systems to manage chronic heart failure. Gerontol Geriatric Med. Jan-Dec: 1-6.
Quach, J. & Lee, JA. (2017). Do music therapies reduce depressive symptoms and improve QOL in older adults with chronic disease? Nursing, 47(6):58-63. doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000513604.41152.0c. PMID: 28538355
Seomun, G, Pyun, SB., Lee, JA., Kim, EJ., & Noh, WJ. (2016). A comparison of carpal tunnel syndrome between digital and paper textbook users in elementary schools. WORK: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment, and Rehabilitation, 53(4), 909-15. PMID: 26967042. doi: 10.3233/WOR-162278.
Guo, Y., Pimentel, P., Lessard, J., Rousseau, J., Lee, JA., Bojorquez, Y., Michele, S., & Olshansky, E. (2016). A Community-Based Home Visitation Program's Impact on Birth Outcomes. MCN, The American Journal of Maternal Child Nursing, 41(1), 16-23. doi: 10.1097/NMC.0000000000000203. PMID: 26479848
Oh, HJ., Lee, JA., & Schepp, K. (2015). Psychometric properties of the Cultural Awareness Scale for Korean nursing students. International Journal of Nursing Education. 2(1); 1-8. PMID: 25719340
Lee, JA., Drake, D., Donaldson, J., Johnson, L., van Servellen, G., Reed, P., & Mulnard, R. (2014). Venous thromboembolism knowledge among older post-hip fracture patients and their caregivers. Geriatric Nursing, 35(5),374-80.
Lee, JA., Nguyen, A. L., Berg, J. P., Amin, A. N., Bachman, M., Guo, Y., & Evangelista, L. S. (2014). Attitudes and preferences of the use of mobile health technology and health games for self-management in older adults on anticoagulation therapy. Journal of Medical Internet Research – mHealth and uHealth, 2(3):e32.
Khoury, L., Amish, D., Lee, JA., Lovejoy, M., Lisak-Phillips, J., & Amin, A. N. Implementation of a mandated VTE clinical order set decreases the rate of hospital acquired VTE rates. Hospital Practice, 42(5),89-99.
Lee, JA., Reed, P., & Berg, J. P. (2014). Asthma characteristics among older adults: using the California health interview survey to examine asthma incidence, morbidity, and ethnic differences. Journal of Asthma, 51(4),399-404. PMID: 24432869.
Evangelista, L. S., Lee, JA., Moore, A. A., Motie, M., Ghasemzadeh, H., Sarrafzadeh, M., & Mangione, C. (2014). Examining the effects of remote monitoring systems on activation, self-care, and quality of life of older patients with chronic heart failure. Journal of Cardiovascular Nursing, 2013 Dec 19. [Epub ahead of print].PMID: 24365871.
Lee, JA., Grochow, D., Drake, D., Johnson, L., Reed, P., & van Servellen, G., (2014). Evaluation of hospital nurses' perceived knowledge and practices of venous thromboembolism assessment and prevention. Journal of Vascular Nursing. 32(1), 18-24. PMID:24534084.
Lee, HY, Lee, JA., Brar, J., Rush, E., & Jolley, C. (2014). Physical activity and depressive symptoms in older adults. Geriatric Nursing, 35(1), 37-41. PMID: 24144579.
Seomun, GA., Lee, JA., Kim, EY., Im, MY., Kim, M., Park, SA., & Lee, Y. (2013). Health effects of digital textbooks on school-age children: a grounded theory approach. Western Journal of Nursing Research, 35(9), 1184-204. PMID:23780942.
Seomun, GA,, Kim, YH,, Lee, JA., Jeong, KH., Park, SA., Kim, M., & Noh, W. (2013). Descriptive study of electromagnetic wave distribution for various seating positions: using digital textbooks. Journal of School Nursing, 30(2),123-8. PMID:23736302.
Lee JA, Zierler BK, Zierler RG. The risk factors and clinical outcomes of upper extremity deep vein thrombosis. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2012. 46(2):139-144.
Choi, S., Lee, JA., Rush, E. Ethnic and language disparities in diabetes care among California residents. Ethnicity and Disease, 2011, 21 (2): 183-9.
Lee JA, Zierler BK, Glenny R, Wittkowsky A. van Servellen G, Amin A. Venous Thromboembolism preventive strategies in hospitalized patients. Journal of Clinical Outcomes Management. 2011. 18(12):66-73.
Wolpin S. Lee JA, Glenny R., Wittkowsky A., Wolf F. Zierler B. “Evaluation of an Online Training on the Prevention of Venous Thromboembolism” Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2011. 45(2):146-156.
Lee JA & Zierler BK. The current state of practice in the diagnosis of VTE at an academic medical center. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2011. 45(1):22-7.
Lee JA, Zierler BK, Liu CF & Chapko M. Cost-effective diagnostic strategies in patients with a high, intermediate, or low clinical probability of pulmonary embolism. Vascular and Endovascular Surgery. 2011. 45(2):113-121.
Lee, J.A. & Zierler, B.K. (2010). Prophylaxis in patients with suspected VTE. Phlebology Digest, 23(2), 30-31.
Lee JA & Zierler BK. Prevention and clinical outcomes in older inpatients with suspected venous thromboembolism. Journal Of Gerontological Nursing. 2010;36(4):40-48.
Lee JA & Zierler BK. “The use of prophylaxis in patients undergoing diagnostic tests for suspected venous thromboembolism”, Phlebology. 2010;25(2):85-93.
Zierler BK, Wittkowsky A, Peterson G, Lee JA, et. al. (2008) “Venous thromboembolism safety toolkit: A systems approach to safe practice interventions” Advances in Patient Safety: New directions and alternative approaches. Volume 3. Performance and Tools: 1-14. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) on-line journal http://www.ahrq.gov/qual/advances2/, available at http://www.ahrq.gov/downloads/pub/advances2/vol3/Advances-Zierler_81.pdf
Lee JA, Liu CF, & Sales A. Racial and ethnic differences in Diabetes Care and Health Care Use and Cost. Preventing of Chronic Disease. 2006:3(3). available at http://www.cdc.gov/pcd/issues/2006/jul/05_0196.htm
Lee, JA. Choi, M., Lee, SA., & Jiang, N. Effective behavioral intervention strategies using mobile health applications for chronic disease management: a systematic review. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making, 18:12. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12911-018-0591-0.
2010-2011. “Venous thromboembolism prevention in older adult patients with hip fracture survery at a tertiary community hospital” funded by the Academic Senate Council on Research Computing, and Libraries UCI –Special Research Grant (Role -PI)
2010-2011. "Improving the Quality of Transitional Care for the Elderly with Hip Fracture." Campus Community Research Incubator (CCRI) Program Award, Institute of Clinical and Translational Science(ICTS), University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA (Role -PI)
2011-2012. BREATHE: Better Resource Environment for AsThma Health: Research team members funded by UCI /HSSoE/CalIT2 ($20,000)– Yunan Chen PhD, Alfred Kobsa, PhD, Walt Scacchi, PhD from UCI Information and Computer Sciences; Jill Berg, PhD, Jung-Ah Lee, PhD from UCI Program in Nursing Science. (Role – Co-investigator)
2011-2012. "Development of an Education Platform for Childhood Asthma” funded by UCI CORCL ($7,000). BREATHE research team (Role – Co-investigator)
2012-2013. "A Technology Driven Safety Intervention for Older Adults With Anticoagulation Therapy" funded by UCI ICTS Pilot Study Award ($27,500). (PI, Jung-Ah Lee; Co-Is, Alpesh Amin, Mark Bachman, Lorraine Evangelista, Jill Berg)
2013-2014. "The Use of innovative mobile health technology among elderly Hispanics on anticoagulation therapy." UCLA-RCMAR/CHIME (2013-2014)($20,000) + UCLA-CTSI (2013-2015)($20,000) Pilot Study (Role: Principal Investigator). Mentors: Lorraine Evangelista, PhD, RN, FAAN, FAHA, Associate Professor, UCI; Alison Moore, MD, Professor of Departments of Medicine and Psychiatrics, UCLA. Co-Investigators: Alpesh Amin, MD, MBA, Professor UCI School of Medicine, Mark Bachman, PhD, Assistant Professor, Director of e-Collaboratory at Calit2 - Irvine.
2012-2014. Project: MOMS Orange County Home Visitation Program (PI: Yuqing Guo, PhD, RN, Assistant Professor, UCI Nursing Science) 1) “Preliminary Effectiveness of Maternal and Infant Home Visitation Models: MOMS Orange County” funded by UCI-ICTS Campus-Community Research Incubator Program (2012-2013) Role: Key Personnel– consultation of the theoretical framework of Quality Outcomes Model. 2) “Evaluation MOMS Orange County Model for Improving Birth Outcomes and Cost-Effectiveness.” Funded by the Orange County Alliance for Community Health Research (2013) Role: Co-Investigator – consultation of clinical and economic outcome evaluation of the MOMS OC home visitation program. 3) “An Innovative Maternal and Child Home Visiting Program: Understanding Care Coordination Between Registered Nurses and Home Visitors” funded by Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) Nursing Research (2013-2014) Role: Consultant - consultation of the quality improvement of the home visitation program (care-coordination and outcomes) using focus group strategy.
2015-2017. Cardinal Health Foundation - E3 Patient Safety Grant. "Mobile health applications to improve anticoagulation treatment adherence and reduce hospital readmissions." Role: Principal Investigator.
2015-2019, DHHS-HRSA-GWEP Grant, Cultivating a culture of caring for older adults $2.5M (PI. Lisa Gibbs, MD) Role: Co-Investigator
07/2017-06/2018. “Expanding and Tailoring Dementia Caregiver Education for Underserved Asian Americans” Arthur N. Rupe Foundation, Dementia Family Caregiver Grant ($50,000) Role: PI
04/2017-03/2018: University of California, Irvine Institute for Clinical & Translational Sciences Campus-Community Research Incubator (CCRI) Program: 'Dementia Care for Underserved Asian American Communities in Orange County: A Pilot Education Intervention and Qualitative Needs Assessment' ($7,600) Role: PI
07/2018-06/2020. “Dementia Caregiver Support Pilot Intervention Study” funded by Arthur N. Rupe Foundation, Role: PI
2018-2020. Fitness intensive therapy (GET FIT) to promote healthy living in older adults. NIH/NIA R21 G053162 ($231,750) PI: L. Evangelista. (Role: Co-Investigator)
05/2019-06/2020. “Latino Dementia Family Caregiver Study” funded by Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing, Role: PI
2019-2024. TAG- TEAM; Technology Advanced Geriatrics: Together Educating, Advocating and Mentoring. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). This grant funds the development and evaluation of a geriatric workforce enhancement program through geriatric telehealth, age friendly health systems of care, and disaster planning for vulnerable adults. ($3.75M) (PI: Lisa Gibbs, MD) Role: Co-Investigator & Evaluator
2020-2021. HEALING @ HOME: A Geriatric ED Feasibility Study to Reduce Hospital Admissions during the Covid-19 Pandemic, funded by UCI Office of Research. $60,000 (PI, Lisa Gibbs, MD) My Role: Co-Investigator and evaluator
2020-2021. ASSIST Geriatric Program: Assisting and Supporting Socially Isolated Seniors through Telehealth in the COVID-19 Pandemic, funded by HRSA $90,625 (PI, Lisa Gibbs, MD) Role: Co-Investigator and evaluator
09/2020-05/2025. A home-based, culturally and language specific intervention for dementia family caregivers: stress reduction and education with wearable technology for health funded by NIH/NIA R01 AG069074. ($3.61M) Role: Contact Principal Investigator.
Professional Societies
National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Association
Asian American and Pacific Islander Nurse Association
Western Institute of Nursing
Sigma Theta Tau International (Honor Society of Nursing)
American Academy of Nursing - Council for Advancement in Nursing Science
Gerontological Society of America
American Heart Association
American Geriatrics Society
Other Experience
Lead Research Assistant
University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 2005—2008

Research & Teaching Assistant
University of Washington, School of Nursing, Seattle, WA 2001—2007

Registered Nurse
Kangnam St. Mary's Hospital, Catholic University Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea 1995—1999

Assistant Professor
UCI Program in Nursing Science 2008—2015

Equity Advisor
UCI Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing 2020—2021

Research Centers
UCI Institute for Future Health (Faculty Member) https://futurehealth.uci.edu/
UCI SOM iTEQC (Affiliated Faculty) http://www.medicine.uci.edu/iteqc/faculty.asp
UCI Institute for Virtual Environments and Computer Games (IVECG) https://ivecg.uci.edu/uci-faculty-and-researchers/
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