Eunhee Cho, PhD, MPH, GNP-BC, RN
Associate Professor, Yonsei University, College of Nursing
Dr. Eunhee Cho completed a Ph.D. and Master of Science in Nursing at the University of Pennsylvania and received a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Health Outcomes and Policy Research (CHOPR) in the T32 program in Nursing Outcomes Research (2005–2007). Dr. Cho earned her BSN from Korea University and MPH from Seoul National University, both in South Korea. Currently, Dr. Cho is an associate professor at the College of Nursing, Yonsei University, South Korea, where she teaches health outcomes research to doctoral students.
Dr. Cho’s research focuses on health outcomes and the contributions of the nursing workforce in various care settings including acute hospitals and long-term care settings. She is particularly interested in examining the health outcomes of older adults receiving long-term care services.
Dr. Cho directed a pilot study of the nursing workforce in South Korea collaborating with CHOPR (2007-2008). As a principal investigator, she has received several Korean National Research Foundation grants to examine the effects of the nurse practice environment and nurse staffing on nurse and patient outcomes in Korean acute hospitals (2009–2011) and in Korean long-term care facilities (2014–2017). Dr. Cho has published several articles and has served as a reviewer for many scientific journals.
- Kathleen Jennings Dozier Award, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA. For leadership and a strong commitment to excellence in community health, clinical research, and practice in health promotion and disease prevention for women of color
- Eunhee Cho, Nam-Ju Lee, Eun-Young Kim, Sinhye Kim, Kyongeun Lee, Kwang-Ok Park, and Young Hee Sung. (2016). Nurse staffing level and overtime associated with patient safety, quality of care, and care left undone in hospitals: A cross-sectional study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 60, 263-271. doi: 10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2016.05.009
- Kyongeun Lee & Eunhee Cho. (In press). Activities of daily living and rehabilitation needs for older adults with a stroke: A comparison of home care and nursing home care. Japan Journal of Nursing Science.
- Jung Yoon Kim & Eunhee Cho. (In press). Evaluation of a self-efficacy enhancement program to prevent pressure ulcers in patients with spinal cord injury. Japan Journal of Nursing Science.
- Eunhee Cho, Dal Lae Chin, Sinhye Kim, & OiSaeng Hong. (2016). The Relationships of Nurse Staffing Level and Work Environment with Patient Adverse Events. Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 48(1), 74-82. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12183
- Tae Wha Lee, Eunhee Cho*, Eun Shil Yim, Hye Sun Lee, Yu Kyung Ko, Bok Nam Kim, & Sinhye Kim. (2015). Activities of daily living in nursing home and home care settings: a retrospective 1-year cohort study. Journal of the American Medical Directors Association, 16(2), 114-119. doi: 10.1016/j.jamda.2014.07.013
- Gwang Suk Kim, Chung Yul Lee, In Sook Kim, Tae Hwa Lee, Eunhee Cho, Hyeonkyeong Lee, Linda L. McCreary, & Su Hee Kim. (2015). Dyadic Effects of Individual and Friend on Physical Activity in College Students. Public Health Nursing, 32(5), 430-439. doi: 10.1111/phn.12176
- Eunhee Cho, Douglas M. Sloane, Eun-Young Kim, Sera Kim, Miyoung Choi, Il Young Yoo, Hye Sun Lee, Linda H. Aiken (2015). Effects of nurse staffing, work environments, and education on patient mortality: an observational study. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 52(2), 35-42.
- Tae Wha Lee, Eunsil Yim, Eunhee Cho, & Jane Chung (2014). Cognitive function, behavioral problems, and physical function in long-term care insurance beneficiaries with dementia in South Korea: comparison of home care and institutional care services. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 62(8), 1467-1475. doi: 10.1111/jgs.12944
- Eun-Young Kim, Eunhee Cho, Nam-Ju Lee (2013). Effects of family caregivers on the use of formal long-term care in South Korea. International Nursing Review, 60(4), 520-527.
- Eunhee Cho, Hyeonkyeong Lee, Miyoung Choi, Su Ho Park, Il Young Yoo, Linda H. Aiken (2013). Factors associated with needlestick and sharp injuries among hospital nurses: A cross-sectional questionnaire survey. International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50 (8), 1025-1032.