Hyojung Kim is a lecturer teaching nutrition at the UCF College of Nursing. Her research interest lies in nutritional epidemiology, primarily focusing on the relationship between polyunsaturated fatty acids, vitamin B6, and inflammation-related diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and liver diseases, using the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES). Further, she conducts research on the effects of various nutrients and dietary bioactive compounds on chronic disease outcomes.

  • PhD in Dietetics and Nutrition, Florida International University
  • MS in Human Nutrition, Michigan State University
  • BA, Ewha Womans University
Selected Editorial Activities
  • Reviewer, The Journal of Nutrition
  • Reviewer, Prostaglandins, Leukotrienes and Essential Fatty Acids 
  • Reviewer, Scientific Reports
Selected Professional Activities
  • American Society for Nutrition
  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Florida Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
Additional Language
  • Korean

Expertise & Research

  • Aging
  • Big Data
  • Biomarkers
  • Chronic Diseases
  • Population Health: Adults
  • Population Health: Older Adults
  • Secondary Data Analysis
Research Areas
  • Aging & Vulnerable Populations
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