Dooyoung Lim, Des Moines University Department of Public Health

Dooyoung Lim, Ph.D.

Additional Roles
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health

515-271-1497 (Office Phone)

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Lim is an Assistant Professor of MHA/MPH programs in the Department of Public Health at DMU since 2017. He obtained a doctoral degree (Ph.D.) in Health Policy and Administration from Penn State University with a focus on economics and policy. He also studied Healthcare Administration (MHA) at the University of Missouri. Dr. Lim is interested in exploring health policy changes and its association with people’s health service use and health outcomes from an economic perspective. Dr. Lim has taught health economics and health finance courses at DMU. Dr. Lim is passionate about helping MHA/MPH students guiding their way to successfully achieve what they desire from their education journey in the programs. He is also interested in advising/mentoring student in their research projects.

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University and Community ServicesChair, DPH Academic Progress Committee
Chair, DPH Faculty Search Committee
Member, DPH Evaluation Committee
Member, CHS Bylaws and Nominating Committee
Member, CHS Curriculum Committee
Member, DMU Integrity Committee
Member, multiple ad-hoc committees in the University level
Referee/Reviewer (Peer-Reviewed Journals)
Abstract Reviewer (Conference)
Professional ServicesReferee/Reviewer (Peer-Reviewed Journals)
Journal of American Public Health | 2018 – present
Journal of Women and Aging | 2018 – present

Abstract Reviewer (Conference)
APHA’s 2018 Annual Meeting and Expo | 2018 – present
DMU Research Symposium | 2017 – present

Film Reviewer
APHA Global Public Health Film Festival | 2018 – present
Professional OrganizationsAcademy Health, U.S.A. | 2009 – Present
American Public Health Association, U.S.A. | 2017 – Present

Ph.D. in Health Policy and Administration, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Master of Health Administration, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Bachelor of Business Administration, Ajou University, Suwon, South Korea

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