Dooyoung Lim, Des Moines University Department of Public Health

Dooyoung Lim, Ph.D.

Additional Roles
Associate Professor, Department of Public Health

Areas of Expertise

Dr. Lim is an Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health at Des Moines University, where he has been actively involved in the M.H.A. and M.P.H. programs since 2017. He holds a doctoral degree in health policy and administration from Penn State University, with a specialized focus on economics and policy. Additionally, he pursued studies in health care administration at the University of Missouri – Columbia. Dr. Lim’s primary research interest lies in examining health policy changes and their impact on people’s health service utilization and health outcomes from an economic perspective. As an educator, he has been actively teaching health economics and health finance courses at DMU. Moreover, he is genuinely passionate about assisting M.H.A./M.P.H. students in navigating their educational journey successfully within the programs. Dr. Lim is also actively engaged in advising and mentoring students on their research projects, fostering their growth and development.

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University and Community Services

  • Chair, 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 Services

  • Referee/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 Organizations

  • Academy 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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