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Kim, Byungmi, Ph. D.

Kim, Byungmi, Ph. D.
Faculty Appointment
(title, department)
Associate Professor, Department of Cancer Control and Population Health, NCC-GCSP (Senior researcher, Division of Cancer Prevention)
Area of Expertise
Environmental Epidemiology, Carcinogen, Cohort
Contact no
Work Experience
Senior researcher, Division of Cancer Prevention, National Cancer Control Institute, National Cancer Center, Goyang, Republic of Korea (2015~Present) Chief Executive, The research support center for Ko-CHENS (2015)
Research Assistant Professor, Preventive Medicine, Medical College, Ewha womans University (2012~2015)
Research Fellow, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA 02115, USA (2011~2012)
Educational Background
Ph.D. Combined Master’s-Doctoral course, Preventive medicine (Environmental Epidemiology), Ewha womans University (2010)
B.A. Religion (Environmental Spirituality), Dague Catholic University (2002)
Research Interests
Dr. Byungmi Kim has conducted research in environmental health using environmental epidemiology cohorts. She trained as a specialist of Preventive Medicine at the School of Medicine, Ewha Womans University where her work with mothers and children’s Health and environment started. Dr. Kim has worked a postdoctoral research fellow in the Environmental and Occupational & Epidemiology Program in the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard School of Public Health.
International Collaboration
Member of International Society for Environmental Epidemiology
2021 SCI-E Influence of serum ferritin combined with blood cadmium concentrations on blood pressure and hypertension: From the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: CHEMOSPHERE. 288(pt1):132469~ (7.086)

2021 SCI-E Association between Blood Mercury Concentration and Prevalence of Borderline Hypercholesterolemia among Adolescents: The Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) 2010?2013 and 2016: TOXICS. 9(10):242~ (4.146)

2021 SCI-E Urinary Concentrations of Bisphenol Mixtures during Pregnancy and Birth Outcomes: The MAKE Study: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH. 18(19):10098~ (3.39)

2021 SCI-E Occupational Exposure to Pesticides and Lung Cancer Risk: A Propensity Score Analyses: CANCER RESEARCH AND TREATMENT. Online:Published (4.679)

2021 SCI-E Prenatal Exposure to Parabens Affects Birth Outcomes through Maternal Glutathione S-Transferase (GST) Polymorphisms: From the Mothers and Kids Environmental Health (MAKE) Study: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH. 18(6):3012~ (3.39)

2021 SCI-E Serum concentrations of persistent organic pollutants and colorectal cancer risk: A case-cohort study within Korean National Cancer Center Community (KNCCC) cohort: CHEMOSPHERE. 271:129596~ (7.086)

2021 SCI-E Toluene concentrations in the blood and risk of thyroid cancer among residents living near national industrial complexes in South Korea: A population-based cohort study: ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. 146:106304~ (7.577)

2021 SCI-E Association between environmental exposure to cadmium and risk of suspected non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: CHEMOSPHERE. 266:128947~ (5.778)

2020 SCI-E Metabolic Syndrome and Colorectal Cancer Risk: Results of Propensity Score-Based Analyses in a Community-Based Cohort Study: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH AND PUBLIC HEALTH. 17(22):8687~ (2.849)

2020 SCI-E Adverse effects of prenatal mercury exposure on neurodevelopment during the first 3 years of life modified by early growth velocity and prenatal maternal folate level: ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH. 191:109909~ (5.715)

2020 SCI-E Impact of environmental exposure to persistent organic pollutants on lung cancer risk: ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. 143:105925~ (7.577)

2020 SCI-E The combined effect of socioeconomic status and metabolic syndrome on depression: the Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES): BMC PUBLIC HEALTH. 20(1):617~ (2.521)

2020 SCI-E Environmental exposure to cadmium and risk of thyroid cancer from National Industrial Complex areas: a population-based cohort study: CHEMOSPHERE. Online:Published (5.778)

2020 SCI-E Environmental pollutants affecting children's growth and development: collective results from the MOCEH study, a multi-centric prospective birth cohort in Korea: ENVIRONMENT INTERNATIONAL. 137:105547~ (7.577)

2020 SCI-E Urinary Bisphenol A and its analogues and haemato-biochemical alterations of pregnant women in Korea: ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH. 182:109104~ (5.715)

2019 SCI Urinary bisphenol A and thyroid function by BMI in the Korean National Environmental Health Survey (KoNEHS) 2012e2014: CHEMOSPHERE. Online:Published (5.108)

2019 SCI-E The Association Between Mercury Exposure and Atopic Dermatitis in Early Childhood: A Mothers and Children's Environmental Health Study: Epidemiology. 30:~ (4.719)

2019 SCI-E The Association Between Mercury Exposure and Atopic Dermatitis in Early Childhood: A Mothers and Children's Environmental Health Study: Epidemiology. 30:~ (4.719)

2017 SCI Path analysis of prenatal mercury levels and birth weights in Korean and Taiwanese birth cohorts: Science of the Total Environment. 15:605~606 (4.9)

2016 SCI Prenatal exposure to perfluorinated compounds affects thyroid hormone levels in newborn girls: Environment International. 94:607~613 (5.929)

2016 기타 Long working hours and overweight and obesity in working adults: Annals of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 28(1):2~9 ()

2016 SCI Prenatal Exposure to Perfluorinated Compounds Affects Birth Weight Through GSTM1 Polymorphism: Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 58(6):e198~205 (1.627)

2016 SCI Neurodevelopment in Early Childhood Affected by Prenatal Lead Exposure and Iron Intake: Medicine. 95(4):1~9 (2.133)

2015 SCI Factors Related to Relapse after 6 Months of Smoking Cessation among Men in the Republic of Korea: a cross-sectional study: Medicine. 94(29):~ (5.723)

2014 SCI Effect of hemoglobin adjustment on the precision of mercury concentrations in maternal and cord blood: Environmental Research. 132:407~412 ()

2014 SCI Prenatal exposure to PM10 and NO2 and children's neurodevelopment from birth to 24 months of age: Mothers and Children's Environmental Health (MOCEH) study: Science of the Total Environment. 481:439~445 (3.2)

2011 SCI Mercury levels in maternal and cord blood and attained weight through the 24 months of life: Science of the Total Environment. 410-411:26~33 ()

2010 SCI Population-attributable risk of low birthweight related to PM10 pollution in seven Korean citiesppe: Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology. 24:140~148 (2.8)

2009 SCI-E The Mothers and Children's Environmental Health (MOCEH) study: Eur J Epidemiol. -:-~- ()

2009 기타 The Perceived Symptom and Preventive Behavior Related to Asian Dust Event : in South Korean and Chinese: Journal of Korean Society for Atmospheric Environment. 25:26~37 ()

2009 SCI Interaction between GSTM1/GSTT1 Polymorphism and Blood Mercury on Birth Weight: ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PERSPECTIVES. -:1~43 ()

2009 기타 BTEX Exposure and Health Effects of Pregnancy Women after the Hebei Spirit Oil Spill Accidents: J Prev Med Public Health. 42:73~80 ()

2008 SCI Birth Weight of Mercury Concentrations of Maternal and Umbilical Cord Blood in Pregnant Women: 한국환경보건학회지. 34:12~19 ()

2008 기타 Effect of Obesity and Blood Lipid Profiles on Hyperlipidemia in Adults Aged Over 40 Years: 대한비만학회지. 17:20~- ()

2008 기타 The Effect of Air Pollution on Absenteeism by Respiratory Disease in Elementary School Students: 한국실내환경학회지. 5:139~150 ()

2007 SCI Health Effects of Air Pollution on Fetus: 대한의사협회지. 3:2~3 ()

2007 기타 Environmental Health Surveillance of Low Birth Weight in Seoul using Air Monitoring and Birth Data: J Prev Med Public Health. 40:363~370 ()

2007 SCI Cytochrome P450IA1 polymorphisms along with PM10 exposure contribute to the risk of birth weight reduction.: Reproductive Toxico. 24:281~288 ()

2007 SCI PM10 and Pregnancy Outcomes: Hospital-Based Cohort Study of Pregnant omen in Seoul: JOEM. 49:1394~1402 ()

2007 기타 The relationship between house chores and life event stress during pregnancy: 한국모자보건학회지. 11:86~97 ()

2006 기타 symptoms and behavior change before and after the Asian Dust Events Among Indoor and Outdoor Workers: 한국대기환경의학회지. 22:509~517 ()