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Kang EunKyo

Kang EunKyo
Faculty Appointment
(title, department)
Assistant Professor, Cancer Epidemiology and Cancer Screening
Area of Expertise
Cancer Epidemiology and Screening
Patient education and information provision / ICT-based patients management
Contact no
Work Experience
 Senior Researcher, National Cancer Center (2021. Oct ~ present)
 Guest Lecturer, Department of Human Systems Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine (2021. Mar ~ present)
 Assistant Professor, Seoul National University Hospital, Public Healthcare Center (2020. Jan ~ 2021. Sep)
 Guest Lecturer, Department of Preventive Medicine, Seoul National University College of Medicine (2019. Sep ~ 2020. Dec)
 Assistant Professor, Seoul National University Hospital, Institute for Public Health and Medical Service (2019. Apr ~ 2019. Dec)
 Company Dispatched Professor, Seoul National University Hospital to NAVER (2018. Sep ~ 2019. Mar)
 Research Fellow, Seoul National University Hospital (2017. Mar ~ 2018. Aug)
Educational Background
2013, Ulsan University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; Medicine, M.D
Research Interests
Dr. EunKyo Kang has conducted research in patient education and information provision / ICT-based patients’ management. She conducted studies on the importance and effectiveness of providing health information to patients; and performed investigations on ICT-based interventions through mobile apps, web, and wearable devices. Her research interests include text analytics; sentiment and emotion analysis, text classification, social media analysis and medical informatics.
*1st or corresponding author
Kang, E.,* Yun, J., Hwang, S. H., Lee, H., & Lee, J. Y. (2022). The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in the healthcare utilization in Korea: Analysis of a nationwide survey. Journal of Infection and Public Health, 15(8), 915-921.
Kang, E.,* Song, N., & Ju, H. (2022). Contents and sentiment analysis of newspaper articles and comments on telemedicine in Korea: Before and after of COVID-19 outbreak. Health informatics journal, 28(1), 14604582221075549.
Kang, E.,* Lee, H., Hong, K. J., Yun, J., Lee, J. Y., & Hong, Y. C. (2022). General public’s perspectives on telemedicine during the COVID-19 pandemic in Korea: an analysis of the nationwide survey. Epidemiology and Health, e2022020.
Ju, H., Kang, E., Kim, Y., Ko, H., & Cho, B. (2022). The Effectiveness of a Mobile Health Care App and Human Coaching Program in Primary Care Clinics: Pilot Multicenter Real-World Study. JMIR mHealth and uHealth, 10(5), e34531.
Kang, E.,* Lee, H., Sohn, J. H., Yun, J., Lee, J. Y., & Hong, Y. C. (2021). Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the Health Status and Behaviors of Adults in Korea: National Cross-sectional Web-Based Self-report Survey. JMIR public health and surveillance, 7(11), e31635.
Kang, E.,* Park, S. M., Lee, K., Lee, E. B., Yim, J. J., Lee, J., ... & Yun, Y. H. (2021). Efficacy of Health Coaching and an Electronic Health Management Program: Randomized Controlled Trial. Journal of General Internal Medicine, 36(9), 2692-2699.
Kang, E.,* Kim, S., Rhee, Y. E., Lee, J., & Yun, Y. H. (2021). Self-management strategies and comorbidities in chronic disease patients: associations with quality of life and depression. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 26(8), 1031-1043.
Jung, H., Chung, S. H., Kim, H. S., Kim, H. J., & Kang, E.* (2021). Changes in Acute Respiratory Infection Before and After COVID-19. Public Health Affairs, 5(1).
Kang, E.,* Kim, K. H., Cho, Y. M., Park, S. M., Kim, Y. J., Lee, H. Y., ... & Yun, Y. H. (2021). Effect of Changes in Patient’s Self-management Strategies on Clinical Outcomes: Evidence from a Cohort Study of Patients with Diabetes, Hypertension, and Hyperlipidemia. International Journal of Behavioral Medicine, 28(4), 479-487.
Kang, E.* (2021). Differences in Clinical Indicators of Diabetes, Hypertension, and Dyslipidemia Among Workers Who Worked Long Hours and Shift Work. Workplace health & safety, 69(6), 268-276.
Kang, E.,* Kim, S., & Yun, Y. H. (2021). Comparison of eating habits and inappropriate weight control efforts of secondary school students enrolled in a weight control program. Nutrition Research and Practice, 15(5), 628-638.
Kang, E.,* Rhee, Y. E., Kim, S., Lee, J., & Yun, Y. H. (2021). Quality of life and depression in the general Korean population: normative data and associations of the 12-item short form health survey (SF-12) and the McGill Quality of Life Questionnaire (MQOL) with Depression (Patient Health Questionnaire-9) and Socioeconomic Status. Applied Research in Quality of Life, 16(4), 1673-1687.
Kang, E.* (2021). Impact of disasters on community medical screening examination and vaccination rates: The case of the Sewol Ferry Disaster in Ansan, Korea. Disaster medicine and public health preparedness, 15(3), 286-291.
Kang, E.,* Keam, B., Lee, N. R., Kang, J. H., Kim, Y. J., Shim, H. J., ... & Yun, Y. H. (2021). Impact of family caregivers’ awareness of the prognosis on their quality of life/depression and those of patients with advanced cancer: A prospective cohort study. Supportive Care in Cancer, 29(1), 397-407.
Kang, E.,* Lee, J., Choo, J., Min, J., & Yun, Y. H. (2020). Randomized controlled trial of advance care planning video decision aid for the general population. Journal of pain and symptom management, 59(6), 1239-1247.
Kang, E.* (2020). Association between psychological morbidities and information provision, reliability, and satisfaction among disaster victims: A cross-sectional study. Journal of psychiatric research, 130, 273-279.
Kang, E.,* Lee, S. Y., Jung, H., Kim, M. S., Cho, B., & Kim, Y. S. (2020). Operating protocols of a community treatment center for isolation of patients with coronavirus disease, South Korea. Emerging infectious diseases, 26(10), 2329.
Choe, P. G., Kang, E.,* Lee, S. Y., Oh, B., Im, D., Lee, H. Y., ... & Kim, N. J. (2020). Selecting coronavirus disease 2019 patients with negligible risk of progression: early experience from non-hospital isolation facility in Korea. The Korean journal of internal medicine, 35(4), 765.
Kang, E.,* Lee, J., Kim, K. H., & Yun, Y. H. (2020). The popularity of eating broadcast: Content analysis of “mukbang” YouTube videos, media coverage, and the health impact of “mukbang” on public. Health Informatics Journal, 26(3), 2237-2248.
Kim, K. H., Kang, E.,* & Yun, Y. H. (2020). Public support for health taxes and media regulation of harmful products in South Korea. BMC public health, 19(1), 1-12.
Yun, Y. H., Kang, E., Cho, Y. M., Park, S. M., Kim, Y. J., Lee, H. Y., ... & Sim, J. A. (2020). Efficacy of an electronic health management program for patients with cardiovascular risk: randomized controlled trial. Journal of medical Internet research, 22(1), e15057.
Bae, Y. S., Kim, K. H., Choi, S. W., Ko, T., Jeong, C. W., Cho, B., ... & Kang, E. (2020). Information technology–based management of clinically healthy COVID-19 patients: lessons from a living and treatment support center operated by Seoul National University Hospital. Journal of medical Internet research, 22(6), e19938.
Yun, Y. H., Lim, C. I., Lee, E. S., Kim, Y. T., Shin, K. H., Kim, Y. W., Kang, E., ... & Shin, A. (2020). Efficacy of health coaching and a web‐based program on physical activity, weight, and distress management among cancer survivors: A multi‐centered randomized controlled trial. Psycho‐Oncology, 29(7), 1105-1114.
Kang, E.,* & Yun, Y. H. (2020). Influence of participation in multiple school-based health promotion programmes on students’ health. Health Education Journal, 79(4), 484-497.
Kang, E.,* Kang, J. H., Koh, S. J., Song, E. K., Shim, H. J., Keam, B., ... & Yun, Y. H. (2020). The impacts of prognostic awareness on mood and quality of life among patients with advanced cancer.
American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine®, 37(11), 904-912.
Park, H., Choi, S., Kim, K. H., Kang, E., Ko, A., & Park, S. M. (2020). Association between Social Trust and Metabolic Syndrome in a Previously Healthy Population—A Longitudinal Cohort Study in South Korea. International journal of environmental research and public health, 17(16), 5629.
Yun, Y. H., Kang, E.,* Park, S., Koh, S. J., Oh, H. S., Keam, B., ... & Sim, J. A. (2019). Efficacy of a decision aid consisting of a video and booklet on advance care planning for advanced cancer patients: randomized controlled trial. Journal of pain and symptom management, 58(6), 940-948.