Department of Paediatric Diseases, Insitute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University
1-12-4 Sakamoto, Nagasaki 852-8523, Japan
TEL:+81-95-819-7764 / FAX:+81-95-819-7844

Assistant Professor
Yoonhee Kim
Environmental Epidemiology, Climate Change, Air Pollution, Biostatistics
  • 2013 PhD, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 2009 MPH, Graduate School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • 2006 BS, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
          Feb 2006 Registered Dental Hygienist, Korean Dental Hygienists Association
  • Dec 2015- present        Assistant Professer - Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Jun 2014 - Nov 2015     Postdoctoral Fellow - Institute of Tropical Medicine, Nagasaki University, Nagasaki, Japan
  • Sep 2013 - May 2014    Postdoctoral Fellow - Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • Jan 2012 - Dec 2012    Temporary Researcher - Faculty of Health and Sport Sciences, University of Tsukuba, Tsukuba, Japan
  • Mar 2006 - Feb 2007    Research Assistant - Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Wonju, Republic of Korea
  • Kim Y, Gasparrini A, Hashizume M, Honda Y, Ng CFS, Armstrong B. Heat-related mortality in Japan after the 2011 Fukushima disaster: An analysis of potential influence of reduced electricity consumption. Environ Health Perspect. doi:10.1289/EHP493. (in press)
  • Imai C, Cheong HK, Kim H, Honda Y, Eum JH, Kim CT, Kim JS, Kim Y, Behera SK, Hassan MN, Nealon J, Chung H, Hashizume M. Associations between malaria and local and global climate variability in five regions in Papua New Guinea. Trop Med Health. 2016:44;23
  • Kim Y, Kim H, Hong Y-C. Transmission of energy-saving efficiency from obese parents to their offspring: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2011. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition 2016 Apr;70(4):511-516.
  • Kim Y, Kim H, Honda Y, Guo YL, Chen B-Y, Woo J-M, Ebi KL. Suicide and ambient temperature in East Asian countries: A time-stratified case-crossover analysis. Environmental Health Perspectives 2016:124(1);75-80. [Full text]
  • Lim YH, Park MS, Kim Y, Kim H, Hong YC. Effects of cold and hot temperature on dehydration: a mechanism of cardiovascular burden. International Journal of Biometeorology. 2015:59(8);1035-1043.
  • Grace I. Davies, Lachlan McIver, Yoonhee Kim, Masahiro Hashizume, Steven Iddings, Vibol Chan. Water-Borne Diseases and Extreme Weather Events in Cambodia: Review of Impacts and Implications of Climate Change. Int J Environ Res Public Health 2015;12(1):191-213. doi:10.3390/ijerph120100191
  • Yong-Keum Choi, Deok-Young Park, Yoonhee Kim. Relationship between Prosthodontic Status and Nutritional Intake in the Elderly in Korea: National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES IV). International journal of dental hygiene 2014;12(4):287-290. doi: 10.1111/idh.12066.
  • Hyung-yun Choi, Young-Eun Yi, Yoonhee Kim, Ho Kim. The practical application of the complex sample survey design in Korea: based on Korean research project on the integrated exposure assessment to hazardous material for food safety (KRIEFS). Journal of the Korean Data Analysis Society 2013;15(4):1893-1902.
  • Yoonhee Kim, Ho Kim, Sang-Do Shin, Yun-Chul Hong. Different influence of outdoor temperature on traumatic and non-traumatic injuries. The Journal of Trauma and Acute Surgery 2012;73(4):944-949.
  • Yoonhee Kim, Ho Kim, Dong-Sik Kim. Association between daily environmental temperature and suicide mortality in Korea (2001-2005). Psychiatry Research 2011;186:390-396.
  • Sun-Ok Jang, Yoon-Hee Kim, Jung-Yun Kang, Min-Seo Ko, Bo-Yon Kim, Ji-Hae Park, Seo-Youn Shim, Sang-Hoon Kim, Won-Gyun Chung. Smoking Patterns, Oral Health Behavior and Perception of the South Korean Army. Journal of Dental Hygiene Science 2010;10(3):131-139.
  • Yoon HI, Hong YC, Cho SH, Kim H, Kim YH, Sohn JR, Kwon M, Park SH, Cho MH, Cheong HK. Exposure to volatile organic compounds and loss of pulmonary function in the elderly. European respiratory journal 2010;36(6):1270-1276.
  • Yun-Chul Hong, Xiao-Chuan Pan, Su-Young Kim, Kwangsik Park, Eun-Jung Park, Xiaobin Jin, Seung-Muk Yi, Yoon-Hee Kim, Choong-Hee Park, Sanghwan Song, Ho Kim. Asian Dust Storm and pulmonary function of school children in Seoul. Science of the Total Environment 2010;408:745-759.
  • Sanghyuk Bae, Xiao-Chuan Pan, Su-Young Kim, Kwangsik Park, Yoon-Hee Kim, Ho Kim, and Yun-Chul Hong. Exposures to Particulate Matter and Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Oxidative Stress in Schoolchildren. Environ Health Perspect 2010;118(4):579-583.