Mi Ja Kim, PhD, RN, FAAN
Professor and Dean Emerita
Executive Director, Global Health Leadership Office
Director, Academy of International Leadership Development
Department of Biobehavioral Health Science
UIC College of Nursing
845 South Damen Avenue (MC 802)
Chicago, IL 60612-7350
Research / Discovery
Dr. Kim's research interests include
evaluation of the quality of nursing doctoral education in 7 countries: Australia, Japan, Korea, South Africa, Thailand, UK, and USA. She also studies
cardiovascular health disparities in Korean Americans.
Teaching / Learning
Dr. Kim teaches Leadership in International Health (NUSC 571), Minority Health (NUSC 594), Independent Study (NUSC 596), PhD Dissertation Research (NUSC 599) and Research Practicum (NUSC 517).
trains/mentors international postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars and students.
Service / Practice
(selected activities) Dr. Kim served as a member of the Study Section and the National Advisory Council, NINR, NIH; chair of the Scientific and Technological Review Board, National Center for Research Resources, NIH; and international advisor for the Main Panel C (Dentistry, Nursing-Midwifery, Pharmacy and Allied Health) of the Research Assessment Exercise of the Higher Education Funding Council of the UK. She currently is the Treasurer/Board of Trustees of the Commission on Graduates of Foreign Nursing Schools; Editorial Board of Journal of Advanced Nursing; Consultant to the China Medical Board for doctoral education in Republic of China; and Chair of the Board of Directors of the Global Korean Nursing Foundationin the United States and South Korea.
Dr. Kim loves to play golf and enjoys playing with 5 grandsons whenever time permits.
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