Prof Hyun Sook Kim, PhD, RN, MSW

Prof Hyun Sook Kim, PhD, RN, MSW

Biography

Prof Hyun Sook Kim, Ph.D., R.N., MSW has been in nursing and social work, as a professor at the Department of Nursing (Feb.2017~ present) and Social Welfare (Mar. 2000~Jan. 2017) at the Korea National University of Transportation.

She has served as the director of international affairs committee of Korean Society for Hospice and Palliative Care, the leader of End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) project-Korea, and the council member of APHN. She received the 2013 Educator of the Year award for her vision and implementation of three national ELNEC courses in Korea from the International Journal of Palliative Nursing.

She has also served as an editorial board member of the Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. She has had numerous publications and presentations on hospice palliative care and geriatrics including an authored chapter “Palliative Care in South Korea” (2010, 2015) on “Oxford Textbook of Palliative Nursing”.