Dooyoung Lim, Des Moines University Department of Public Health

Dooyoung Lim, Ph.D.

Additional Roles
Assistant Professor, Department of Public Health

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 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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