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Sun Jung (Sunny) Kim, M.A, Ph.D.

Research program member: Cancer Prevention and Control

Box 980430
830 E. Main St.
Richmond, VA 23219




Assistant Professor, Health Behavior and Policy, School of Medicine


PhD, Cornell University (2013)
MA, New York University (2007)

Research description

The purpose of my project is to conduct an in-depth environmental scan and social media based campaigns related to HPV vaccination in New Hampshire and Vermont. We aim to 1) Describe the barriers, facilitators, current activities, and intervention opportunities within our bi-state catchment area, 2) Identify rural practices and perceptions with clinicians and residents concerning the HPV vaccine through in-person and social media-based focus groups, and 3) Develop and disseminate social media campaigns for HPV messages to change rural parent attitudes and behavioral outcomes.

Research keywords

Cancer disparities,Cancer education,Cancer risk behaviors,Prevention/population health

Published research

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