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CURRICULUM VITAE

Wonsun (Sunny) Kim, PhD

PERSONAL INFORMATION
Titles: Assistant Professor, College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Arizona State University
Mayo Clinic Research Affiliate
Maricopa Integrated Health System Research Associate
Contact Information: College of Nursing and Health Innovation
Arizona State University
500 N. 3rd Street, MC 3020
Phoenix, AZ 85004
Office Phone/fax: (602) 496-6789/ (602) 496-1128
Email: Sunny.Kim@asu.edu

EDUCATION
08/2010 05/2013 Doctor of Philosophy
Department of Communication
Concentration: Health Communication
Dissertation: The role of social support and social networks in health information
seeking behavior among Korean Americans
George Mason University, Fairfax, VA
Mentor: Gary L. Kreps, PhD

01/2008 05/2010 Master of Arts


Department of Communication
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

03/2003 08/2007 Bachelor of Arts


Multimedia Technology and Communication (with summa cum laude)
Seoul Womens University, Seoul, South Korea

08/2005 08/2006 Bachelor of Arts


Department of Journalism
New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM

ACAMEDIC & RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS


08/2013 - Current Tenure Track Assistant Professor
College of Nursing & Health Innovation (CONHI)
Arizona State University, Phoenix, AZ

08/2014 - Current Barrett Honors College Faculty


Arizona State University

08/2013 - Current Research Affiliate Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Phoenix, AZ

08/2013 - Current Adjunct Research Associate


Maricopa Integrated Health System Cancer Center, Phoenix, AZ

08/2010 - 05/2013 Graduate Teaching Assistant (Instructor of Record)


Department of Communication
George Mason University
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08/2010 - 05/2013 Graduate Research Assistant


Department of Communication
George Mason University

08/2010 - 05/2013 Patient-Centered Clinical Communication Collaborative Research Fellow


Department of Family Medicine
Fort Belvoir Military Medical Center Community Hospital, VA

01/2008 - 05/2010 Graduate Research Assistant/ Voluntary Teaching Assistant


Department of Communication
Michigan State University

AWARDS & HONORS


2017 Distinguished Alumni Award, College of Humanities and Social Sciences, George Mason
University
2016 Outstanding Alumni Award, Department of Communication, George Mason University
2016 Serving University Needs (SUN) Award, Arizona State University
2016 Faculty Release Time Award, College of Nursing and Health Innovation, Arizona State
University
2016 Masters Teaching Certificate, Arizona State University
2015 Serving University Needs (SUN) Award, Arizona State University
2014 Finalist, Limited Submission Competition for the NIH Directors Early Independence Awards
(DP5), Arizona State University
2012-2013 Outstanding PhD Student Award, Department of Communication, George Mason University
2013 Top Student Paper Award (Title: Representation of cancer information in Korean-American
newspapers: a content analysis), D.C Health Communication Conference
2013 Dissertation Completion Award Recipient, College of Humanities and Social Science , George
Mason University
2012 Top Paper Award (Title: Introducing the global advocacy leadership academy (GALA): training
health advocates around the world to champion the needs of health care consumers), First
International Conference on Global Health Challenges, Venice, Italy
2012 Top Paper Award (Title: Effects of self-affirmation on daily vs. occasional smokers responses
to graphic warning labels), Health Communication Division, International Communication
Association
2012 Top Paper Award (Title: The relationships among structurational divergence, communication,
and negative outcomes in the nursing workplace environment), Health Communication Division,
International Communication Association
2012 Exemplary Work at the Interventions Showcase Award, College of Humanities and Social
Science, George Mason University:
2010-2011 Commitment to the PhD Graduate Program Award, Department of Communication, George
Mason University
2010-2013 George Mason University Graduate Fellowship
2009 Lillian Kumata College of Communication Arts and Sciences Memorial Fellowship, Michigan
State University
2006 Cum Laude Fellowship, Seoul Womens University
2003-2006 SWU Scholarship Recipient, Seoul Womens University
2003 Most Outstanding Student Fellowship, Samsung Capital Corp

FUNDED RESEARCH GRANTS: ONGOING

2017-2020 NIH/NCI, 1R15CA213035-01A1


Title: Effects of Digital Stories Intervention on Psychosocial Well-being for Cancer Patients
and Caregivers undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation (HCT)
Role: Principal Investigator
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Goal: This 3 year project will examine long-term effects of digital stories intervention on
psychosocial well-being for both HCT patients and caregivers (total n=220) over 4 weeks of
interventions using a double-blinded, RCT, and mixed-methods study design
Total Costs: $ 484,697

2016-2017 Arizona State University, Institute of Social Science Research Seed Grant
Title: Effects of Digital Stories Intervention on Psychosocial Well-being for Cancer Patients
and Caregivers undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Role: Principal Investigator
Goal: To collect preliminary data to test a digital story-based intervention on psychosocial well-
being for HCT patients and caregivers. These data will be used to generate an NIH grant within
six months of receiving an ISSR award
Total Costs: $8,000

2017-2018 ASU/Mayo Collaborative Research Seed Grant


Title: Digital storytelling intervention for hematopoietic cell transplantation caregivers
Role: Principal Investigator
Goal: To develop a digital stories intervention in HCT caregivers and pilot test the effects of
intervention on psychosocial well-being
Total Costs: $ 50,000

2016-2017 Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Marley Funds for Leukemia and Bone Marrow Transplant
Research
Title: Effects of Digital Stories Intervention on Psychosocial Well-being for Cancer Patients
and Caregivers undergoing Hematopoietic Cell Transplantation
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI:Khera)
Goal: To evaluate the efficacy of digital stories intervention using a mixed-methods and RCT
design in HCT patients and caregivers
Total Costs: $40,000

2016-2017 Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, Bacon Funds for Leukemia and Bone Marrow Transplant Research
Title: Identifying and Addressing the Psychosocial Needs of Hematopoietic cell Transplantation
Patients
Role: Co-Principal Investigator (Co-PI:Khera)
Goal: To pilot test a Beacon tool (a Patient-Reported Outcomes Quality of Life [PROQOL]
case management system) in HCT patients to address their psychosocial needs along with
routine medical management
Total Costs: $ 100,000

2016-2017 American Nurses Foundation Research Award


Title: Developing and Pilot Testing of a Digital-Storytelling Intervention on HPV Vaccination
Promotion for Vietnamese American Adolescents
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Chen)
Goal: Develop digital, personal stories about Human papilloma virus (HPV) and HPV
vaccination among Vietnamese American women with adolescent children vaccinated against
HPV, and pilot test stories in community
Total Costs: $ 5,000

2017-2018 Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research Pilot Project Award
Title: A Pilot Study on the Barriers to Kidney Transplantation and Kidney Transplant Outcomes
in American Indians
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Keddis)
Goal: Examine pre-transplant factors that influence the transplant evaluation process
Total Costs: $ 50,000
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2015-2020 NIH/NCI, 1R01CA182901-01A1


Title: Effects of Meditative Movement (Qigong/Tai Chi Easy) on Fatigued Breast Cancer
Survivors
Role: Collaborator (PI: Larkey)
Goal: This 5 year study examines the effectiveness of meditative movement in breast cancer
survivors. My role is a lead investigator on 12-weeks education control group arm
Total Costs: $ 652,569

RESEARCH PROPOSALS UNDER REVIEW/REVISION

2018-2023 NIH/NINR, R21, PA-17-044


Title: Storytelling to Enhance Asian American Type 2 Diabetes Awareness
Goal: This 3 year project will examine long-term effects of digital stories intervention on
psychosocial well-being for both HCT patients and caregivers (total n=220) over 4 weeks of
interventions using a double-blinded, RCT, and mixed-methods study design
Total Costs: $ 424,875

RESEARCH PROPOSALS COMPLEDTED


2015-2016 Oncology Nursing Society: Research Career Development Award
Title: Developing Interventions to Prevent and Manage Negative Impacts of Cancer and
Cancer Treatment: Improving Quality of Life in Adult Latino Cancer Survivors
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: McNulty)
Goal: Develop interventional studies geared toward improving the quality of life of adult cancer
survivors, with a specific focus on Latina breast cancer survivors
Total Costs: $ 20,000

2009-2011 Fairfax Inova Partnership Initiative, American Organization of Nurse Executive, and George
Mason University Center for Consciousness and Transformation
Title: Improving Patient Care through Understanding the Nursing Workplace
Role: Research Assistant (PI: Nicotera & Mahon)
Total Costs: $ 50,000

2008-2011 Merck Pharmaceuticals


Title: Communicating Medical Adherence and Patient Decision-making
Role: Research Assistant (PI: Kreps)
Total Costs: $ 100,000

2009 National Science Foundation


Title: Content analysis of the extent of local government coverage in the news
Role: Research Assistant (PI: Fico)

RESEARCH PROPOSALS SUBMITTED (NOT FUNDED)

2015 ASU/Mayo Collaborative Research Seed Grant


Title: Digital storytelling intervention for cancer patients undergoing hematopoietic cell
transplantation
Role: Principal Investigator
Goal: Conduct a digital storytelling workshop to gather a live experience of HCT survivors and
develop a digital stories intervention for HCT patients
Total Costs: $ 50,000

2015 Oncology Nursing Forum


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Title: Stress, inflammation, and health in caregivers of a family member with a primary brain
tumor (PBT)
Role: Consultant (PI: Honea)
Goal: Pilot test instruments and collect biological and physiologic data in the caregiver
population
Total Costs: $ 50,000

2014 ASU/Mayo Collaborative Research Seed Grant


Title: Using a narrative approach to improve emotional acceptance and health-related quality of
life among hematopoietic stem cell transplant (HCT) recipients
Role: Principal Investigator
Goal: Develop a narrative-based storytelling workshop as a psychosocial intervention in HCT
patients collaborating with StoryCenter
Total Costs: $ 50,000

2014 NIH Directors Early Independence Awards (DP5), RFA-RM-14-004


Title: The Impact of Social Support, Coping Style, and Benefit Finding on Health-Related
Quality of Life and Survival for Stem Cell Transplant Patients
Role: Principal Investigator
Goal: This 5-year study examines and explores psychosocial mechanisms and factors on
multiple dimensions of quality of life in HCT patients using a mixed-methods approach
Total Costs: $ 650,000

2014 Mayo Clinic Office of Health Disparities Research Pilot Project Award
Title: Ethnicity and Insurance Based Disparities in Financial Burden after Hematopoietic Cell
Transplantation
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Khera)
Goal: Explore health equity issues in financial burden after HCT
Total Costs: $ 40,000

2013 American Cancer Society (Mentored Research Scholar Award)


Title: Disparities in Psychosocial and Financial Outcomes of Stem cell Transplantation
Role: Co-Investigator (PI: Khera)
Goal: This mixed-methods study aims to explore disparities in psychosocial and financial
outcomes of HCT patients
Total Costs: $ 100,000

PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS PUBLISHED / IN-PRESS

NOTE: Publications, book chapters, and abstracts listed sequentially in reverse chronological order.
Kim, W.S., Kim, S., & Kim, W represents my authorship
*Denotes Student/Trainee, Denotes Community Collaborator, Denotes Kim as corresponding author.
1. Shin, C-N., Todd, M., An, K., & Kim, W.S. (2017). A comparison of measurement approaches:
Acculturation and health in Korean American adult. Journal of Nursing Measurement, 25(2), 370-384.
2. Kim, W.S., Shin, C-N., Larkey, L., Roe, D. (2017). Development and validation of a measure to evaluate
critical components of storytelling interventions: The Narrative Quality Assessment Tool.
Journal of Nursing Measurement, 25 (1), 171-183.
3. *Wilson, A., Kim, W., Raudenbush, B., Kreps, G.,& Kim, M. (2017). The effects of emotional vs. logical
anti-smoking advertisements on Smoking Discouragement, Depression and Self-Esteem. Asian Journal of
Educational Research, 5(2), 64-71.
4. *Wilson, A., Kim, W., Raudenbush, B.,& Kim, M. (2017). The Effects of Making Reading Inferences on
Mastery Goals, Self-Esteem and TOEIC Reading Comprehension. North American Journal of Psychology,
19 (1), 41-50.
5. McNulty, J., Kim, W., +Thurston, T., *Kim, J., & Larkey, L. (2016). Interventions to improve quality
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of life, well-being and cancer care in Hispanic/Latino cancer survivors: A systematic literature review.
Oncology Nursing Forum, 43(3), 374-384.
6. *Wilson, A., Kim, W., & Raudenbush, B. (2016). The effects of chewing cinnamon flavored gum on m
ood, feeling and spelling acquisition. English Language Teaching, 9(6), 223-228.
7. *Wilson, A., Kim, W., & Shin, J. (2016). The effects of concept mapping and academic self-efficacy on
mastery goals and reading comprehension achievement. International Education Studies, 9(3), 12-23
8. Kim, W., McNulty, J., Chang, Y-H., Weise, M., Hashimi, S., & Khera, N. (2015). Financial burden after
allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation: A qualitative analysis from patient perspectives.
Bone Marrow Transplantation, 50(9), 1259-1261.

9. Kim, W.S., Kreps, G., & Shin, C-N. (2015). The role of social support and social networks in health
information seeking behavior among Korean Americans. International Journal of Health in Equity,
14(40), 1-10.

10. Kim, W.S., Nicotera, N.M., & McNulty, J. (2015). Nurses perceptions of constructive and destructive
conflict. Manuscript accepted for Journal of Advanced Nursing, 71(9), 2073-2083.

11. Kim, W., & Kreps, G.L. (2014). The association between online health information-seeking behavior and
social support in social networks among Korean Americans. Health Behavior and Policy Review, 1,
381-394.
12. Oh, K.M., Kreps, G.L., Zhou, Q., & Kim, W. (2014). Influences of immigration on health information
seeking behaviors between Korean Americans and Native Koreans. Health Education & Behavior, 41,
173-185.
13. Zhao, X, Peterson, E.B., Kim, W., Rolfe-Redding, J. (2014). Effects of self-affirmation on daily vs.
occasional smokers responses to graphic warning labels. Communication Research, 41, 1137-1158.
14. Nicotera, N.M., Zhao, X., Mahon, M.M., Peterson, E.B., & Kim, W. (2014). Structurational divergence
theory as explanation for troublesome outcomes in nursing communication. Health Communication, 13,
1-14.
15. Kreps,G.L.. +Kim, P., Sparks, L., Neuhauser, L., Daugherty, C.G., Canzona,M.R., Kim, W., & Jun, J.
(2013). Promoting effective health advocacy to promote global health: The case of the Global Advocacy
Leadership Academy (GALA). International Journal on Advances in Life Sciences, 5, 66-78.

16. Kim, W., Guan, X., & Park, H. S. (2012). Face and facework: A cross-cultural comparison of managing
politeness norms in U.S. and Korea. International Journal of Communication, 6, 1100-1118.
17. Park, H. S., Lee, S. A., Yun, D., & Kim, W. (2009). Impact of instructor decision authority and verbal and
nonverbal immediacy on Korean students satisfaction in US and Korea. Communication Education, 58 (
2), 189-212.
18. Lee, S. A., Park, H. S., & Kim, W. (2009). Gender differences in international students adjustment.
College Student Journal, 43 (4), 1217-1227.

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW

19. *Fiddian-Green, A., Kim, W.S., Gubrium, A., & Larkey, L. (under review) Re-stor(y) ing health
promotion: A model of narrative process effects on socioemotional well-being. Journal of Health Commu
nication.
20. Kim, W.S., *Ray, C., Larkey, L., Leischow, S., +Ramos, E., Northfelt, D., & Mesa, R. (under review).
Supportive care needs and resource assessment of cancer patients. Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer.
21. Kim, W, Milstine, D.M, & *James, D. (under review). Integrative medicine preferences in cancer: Focus g
roups of patients in radiation therapy. Integrative Cancer Therapies.
22. Kim, W.S., *Thakur, R., Khera, N., & Larkey, L. (under review). Creating a digital storytelling
intervention: A workshop with hematopoietic cell transplant survivors. Journal of Cancer Education.
23. Kim, W., & Park, H.S. (under review). Positive and negative instructor feedback: Korean and American
students' expectations and responses. Communication Education.

MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARTION
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24. Kim, W.S., Davis, O., *Calvin, S., Khera, N., Larkey, L, *Kim, J., & *Romero, K. (in preparation). Effect
of digital storytelling on psychosocial well-being for hematopoietic cell transplant survivors.
25. Chen, A.C., Kim, W.S., Larkey, L (in preparation). Racial differences in HPV vaccine awareness and
communication with healthcare providers.
26. Kim, W.S., & *Thakur, R. (in preparation). Differences in colorectal/prostate cancer screening and
communication with healthcare providers between Latino Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites.

PUBLISHED ABSRACTS

27. Kim, S., Abel, G.A., Chang, Y-H., McNulty, J., Coronado, D.S., Weise, M., Hashimi, S., Roy, V., Tilburt,
J., Albelda, R., & Khera, N. (2014) Patient and provider perspective on financial burden after an allogenei
c hematopoietic cell transplantation. Journal of Clinical Oncology, 32 (supplement), e17539.
28. Oh, K-M., Kreps, G. L., Jun, J., & Kim, W. (2012). A survey of risk perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and
screening practices of Korean Americans concerning colorectal cancer. Asian Pacific Journal of Cancer
Prevention, 13 (Supplement), 17.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS
29. Kim, W. (2011). Online pharmacies -- good or bad? Article published on UPIU.com.

30. Kim, W. (2010). Pursuit of healthcare back home. Article published on UPIU.com.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

NOTE: Publications, book chapters, and abstracts listed sequentially in reverse chronological order.
Kim, S., & Kim, W represents my authorship
*Denotes Student/Trainee, Denotes Community Collaborator

1. Chen, A.C., Kim, S., & Thakur, R. (2017, August). Factors Associated with HPV Vaccination in Asian
and Pacific Islander Americans: A Qualitative Systematic Review and Synthesis. Podium presentation at
the Asian-Pacific Nursing Research Conference, Taipei, Taiwan.
2. Kim, S., Larkey, L., Leishow, S., Ramos, E.,* Kim, J., & *Romero, K. (2017, April). Supportive care
needs and resource assessment of cancer patients. Podium presentation at the D.C Health Communication
Conference, Fairfax, VA.
3. Kim, S., Davis, O., *Suh, B.,* Hoffmann, N., *Romero, K., Larkey, L., & Khera, N. (2017, April). A
narrative effect on psychosocial processing in therapeutic contexts: A digital storytelling workshop with
hematopoietic stem cell transplant survivors. Podium presentation at the D.C Health Communication
Conference, Fairfax, VA.
4. *Ganey, N., Kim, S., & Hagler, D. (2017, April). The role of the nurse in helping hematopoietic stem cell
transplantation patients cope with emotional distress: A qualitative approach. Poster presentation at the
Western Institute of Nursing, Denver, CO.
5. *Kim, J., Kim, S., & McNulty, J. (2017, April). Oncology integrative medicine: Knowledge of nursing
students and their instructors. Poster presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing, Denver, CO.
6. Kim, S., Abel, G.A., Chang, Y-H., McNulty, J., Coronado, D.S., Weise, M., Hashimi, S., Roy, V., Tilburt,
J., Albelda, R., & Khera, N. (2016, November). Patient and provider perspective on financial burden after
an allogeneic hematopoietic cell transplantation. Podium presentation at the National Communication
Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
7. Chen, A.C., Kim, S., & Larkey, L. (2016, May). Racial differences in HPV vaccine awareness and
communication with healthcare providers. Podium presentation at the Society Prevention Research, San
Francisco, CA.
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8. *Wiseman, P., Reifsnider, E., & Kim, S. (2016, May). A Study to determine the preliminary effects of a
theory based text messaging intervention (SayNo2Flu) on parents beliefs and behaviors in a primary care
setting. Poster presentation at the Society Prevention Research, San Francisco, CA.
9. *Magdaleno, C., Kim, S., & McNulty, J. (2016, April). Exploring perceptions of colorectal cancer
screening in Latino adults: A qualitative approach. Podium presentation at the Western Institute of
Nursing, Anaheim, CA.
10. Larkey, L., Chen, A.C., & Kim, S. (2016, April). Sleep, exercise, and emotions related to BMI: Latino
Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites. Podium presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing, Anaheim,
CA.
11. McNulty, J., Kim, S., Thurston, T., *Kim, J. & Larkey, L. (2016, April). Interventions to improve quality
of life, well-being and cancer care in Latino cancer survivors: A systematic literature review. Podium
presentation at the Oncology Nursing Society, San Antonio, TX.
12. Kim, S., Khera, N., McNulty, J., Larky, L., & *Thakur, R. (2016, March). Creating a digital storytelling
intervention: A workshop with hematopoietic cell transplant survivors. Poster presentation at the American
Psychosocial Oncology Society, San Diego, CA.
13. McNulty, J., Kim ,S., Larkey, L., Leischow, S., Ramos, E., *Kim, J., & *Romero, K. (2016, March).
Patient and provider perspectives on psychosocial needs of cancer patients: A qualitative approach.
Podium presentation at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, San Diego, CA.
14. Kim, S., McNulty, J., Larkey, L., Leischow, S., Ramos, E., *Kim, J., & *Romero, K. (2016, March).
Supportive care needs and resource assessment of cancer patients. Podium presentation at the American
Psychosocial Oncology Society, San Diego, CA.
15. Kim, S., & Shin, C-N. (2015, June). Social support and social networks in health information-seeking
behavior among Korean Americans: A qualitative study. Podium presentation at the International Council
of Nurses, Seoul, South Korea.
16. Chen, A.C., Kim, S., & Larkey, L. (2015, June). Racial differences in HPV vaccine awareness and
communication with healthcare providers. Podium presentation at the International Council of Nurses,
Seoul, South Korea.
17. Larkey, L., Chen, A.C., Kim, S. (2015, June). Differences in relationships among BMI, sleep, exercise,
and emotional factors between Latino Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites. Podium presentation at the
International Council of Nurses, Seoul, South Korea.
18. McNulty, J., Kim, S., Larkey, L., Leischow, S. (2015, April). Supportive care needs and resource
assessment of cancer patients. Poster presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing, Albuquerque, NM.
19. Kim, S., & *Thakur, R. (2015, April). Differences in colorectal/prostate cancer screening and
communication with healthcare providers between Latino Americans and Non-Hispanic Whites. Poster
presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing, Albuquerque, NM.
20. Kim, S., McNulty, J., Weise, M., & Khera, N. (2015, April). Financial burden after hematopoietic cell
transplantation: A qualitative analysis. Podium presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing,
Albuquerque, NM.
21. Larkey, L., Kim, S., Todicheeney, D., Chen, A.C., & McLain, D. (2015, April). Narrative effects on
emotional processing in health promotion/therapeutic contexts. Podium presentation at the Western
Institute of Nursing, Albuquerque, NM.
22. McNulty, J., & Kim, S. (2014, April). Profiles of intensity and impact in adult cancer survivors. Podium
presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing, Seattle, WA.
23. Kim, S., & McNulty, J (2014, April). Conflict as constructive and destructive in nursing environment.
Podium presentation at the Western Institute of Nursing, Seattle, WA.
24. Kim, S., McNulty, J., & Larkey, L. K. (2014, Feburary). Cultural values, social support, and cancer
screening for underserved Latina women participating in an educational intervention study. Poster
presentation at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Tampa, FL.
25. Larkey, L.K., Kim, S., & McNulty, J. (2014, Feburary). Improved perceived cognitive function and
cognitive performance tests in response to qigong/tai chi easy in fatigued breast cancer survivors. Podium
presentation at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society, Tampa, FL.
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26. Kreps, G.L., Oh, K.M., Zhou, Q., & Kim, W. (2013, June). Influences of immigration on health
information seeking behaviors between Korean Americans and Native Koreans. Podium presentation at the
2013 HINTS Users Conference, Bethesda, Maryland.
27. Kim, W., & Peterson, E. B. (2013, March). Representation of cancer information in Korean-American
newspapers: A content analysis. Podium presentation at the D.C Health Communication Conference,
Fairfax, VA. TOP STUDENT PAPER
28. Kim, W. & Canzona, M.R. (2013, June). Nurses perceptions of constructive and destructive of conflict.
Podium presentation at the annual convention of International Communication Association, London, UK.
29. Oh, K.M., Kreps, G.L., Zhou, Q., & Kim, W. (2013, June). Influences of immigration on health
information seeking behaviors between Korean Americans and native Koreans. Podium presentation at the
annual convention of International Communication Association, London, UK.
30. Nicotera, A., Villagran, M., & Kim, W. (2012, November). Hospitals as a unique organizational type:
implications for organizational theory. Podium presentation at the annual convention of National
Communication Association, Orlando, FL.
31. Kreps,G.L.. Kim, P., Sparks, L., Neuhauser, L., Daugherty, C.G., Canzona,M.R., Kim, W., & Jun, J.
(2012, June). Introducingthe Global Advocacy Leadership Academy (GALA): Training health advocates
around the world to champion the needs of health care consumers. Podium presentation at the First
International Conference on Global Health Challenges, Venice, Italy. TOP PAPER
32. Kim, W., & Chang, W-L. (2012, June). Cancer related knowledge and information seeking behaviors of
Korean Americans and its applications on health disparity. Paper presented at the 18th International
Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies (IAICS), Chung-il,
Taiwan.
33. Chang, W-L., & Kim, W. (2012, June). HPV Information seeking experiences: disparities between Asian
American and Whites in the 2007 Health Information National Trends Survey (HINTS). Paper presented at
the 18th International Conference of the International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies
(IAICS), Chung-il, Taiwan.
34. Chang, W-L., & Kim, W. (2012, April). HPV information seeking disparities between immigrants and US
born populations. Paper presented at the Kentucky Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, KY.
35. Oh, K., Kreps, G., Jun, J. & Kim, W. (2012, April). A survey of risk perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and
screening practices of Korean Americans concerning colorectal cancer. Paper presented at the Kentucky
Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, KY.
36. Nicotera, A., Zhao, X., Kim, W., Peterson, E. B., & Mahon, M. M. (2012, April). Structurational
divergence and the nursing workplace: Improving patient care. Paper presented at the Kentucky
Conference on Health Communication, Lexington, KY.
37. Zhao, X, Peterson, E.B., Kim, W., & Rolfe-Redding, J. (2012, May). Effects of self-affirmation on daily
vs. occasional smokers responses to graphic warning labels. Paper presented and selected virtual
conference at the annual convention of International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ. TOP
PAPER.
38. Nicotera, A., & Kim, W (2012, May). The relationships among structurational divergence,
communication, and negative outcomes in the nursing workplace environment. Paper presented at the
annual convention of International Communication Association, Phoenix, AZ. TOP PAPER.
39. Oh, K., Kreps, G., Jun, J. & Kim, W. (2011, June). A survey of risk perceptions, beliefs, knowledge, and
screening practices of Korean Americans concerning colorectal cancer. Paper presented at the International
Cancer Control Congress, Seoul, South Korea
40. Villagran, M., Peterson, E.B., Kim, W., Zhao, X., Kreps, G., McHorney, C. (2011, November). The
influences of temporal orientation, perceptual barriers, and communication on medication adherence
decision-making among patients with chronic diseases. Paper presented at the annual convention of
National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.
41. Kim, W., Guan, X., & Park, H. S. (2011, November). Culture and facework strategies. Paper presented at
the annual convention of National Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.
42. Kim, W., & Park, H. S (2011, May). Positive and negative instructor feedback: Korean and American
Students' expectations and responses. Paper presented at the annual convention of International
Communication Association, Boston, MA.
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43. Kim, W., & Park, H. S (2010, November). Cultural differences in students' expectations about positive
and negative feedback. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association,
San Francisco, CA.
44. Kim, W., Park, H. S., & Guan, X (2009, November). Cultural differences in situational threats to face
needs. Paper presented at the annual convention of National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.
45. Kim, W., Guan, X., & Park, H. S. (2009, May). Cultural differences in the relationships among face needs,
avoidance, and confrontation. Paper presented at the annual convention of International Communication
Association, Chicago, IL.
46. Lee, S. A., Park. H. S., Yun, D., Kim, W. (2008, November). Power distance, verbal and nonverbal
immediacy perceptions of Korean students in Korea preparing to study abroad in the US and Korean
students studying in the US. Paper presented at the annual convention of the National Communication
Association, San Diego, CA.
47. Lee, S. A., Park. H. S., Kim, W. (2008, August). Korean Students' adjustment in the U.S..: effects of
language proficiency, gender differences and social networks. Paper presented at the Korean American
Communication Association's 30th Anniversary Conference at the annual meeting of the Association for
Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Chicago, IL.

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY TEACHING & INSTRUCTION

Semester Course Credit Hours

Fall 2017 HCR 406 Health Literacy for Health Care Professionals (ASU Online) 3
HCR 406 Health Literacy for Health Care Professionals (Hybrid) 3
NUR 499/HCR 499 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3
Research supervisor for three different groups of lab students:
Storytelling and Emotion

Spring 2017 Honors Thesis (5 students)


HCR 406 Health Literacy for Health Care Professionals (ASU Online) 3
HCR 406 Health Literacy for Health Care Professionals (Hybrid) 3
NUR 499/HCR 499 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3
Research supervisor for three different groups of lab students:
Storytelling and Emotion
NUR 609 Quantitative Research Design Method (Guest Lecture)
Fall 2016 Honors Thesis (4 students) 3
NUR 499/HCR 499 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3
Research supervisor for three different groups of lab students:
Storytelling and Emotion
Spring 2016 Honors Thesis (4 students) 3
NUR 499/HCR 499 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3
Research supervisor for three different groups of lab students:
Biobehavioral Oncology Lab: Supportive Care for Cancer Patients
HCR 406 Health Literacy for Health Care Professionals (Development of 3
ASU Online course- Certified for teaching online)
NUR 609 Quantitative Research Design Method (Guest Lecture)

Fall 2015 Honors Thesis (2 students) 3


NUR 499/HCR 499 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3
Research supervisor for two different groups of lab students:
Biobehavioral Oncology Lab: Supportive Care for Cancer Patients
HCR 230 Culture and Health (43 students; Hybrid course) 3
Sunny Kim, PhD / 11

Spring 2015 Honors Thesis (1 student) 4


NUR 498/HCR 498 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3
Research supervisor for two different groups of lab students:
Biobehavioral Oncology Lab: Supportive Care for Cancer Patients
HCR 691 Health Communication 3

Fall 2014 Honors Thesis (1 student) 3


NUR 498/HCR 498 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3
Research supervisor for two different groups of lab students:
Biobehavioral Oncology Lab: Supportive Care for Cancer Patients 3
HCR 691 Health Communication (Online format; Course Development) 3

Spring 2014 NUR 499/HCR 499 (Supervised Research/Individualized Instruction) 3


Research supervisor for two different groups of lab students:
Biobehavioral Oncology Lab: Supportive Care for Cancer Patients 3
HCR 230 Culture and Health (37 students; face-to-face course)

Fall 2013 HCR 305 Social Determinant of Health (Course Development) 3


HCR 404 Health Disparities (Course Development) 3
HCR 394 Health Literacy for Healthcare Professionals (Course 3
Development; face-to-face)

Mentor for PhD Students

Student Field Topic Area

Priyanka Chatterjee/ initial co- Nursing & Healthcare Psychosocial Coping with arthritis patients
advisor with Linda Larkey Innovation
(2017-pres.)

Samantha Calvin/initial co- Nursing & Healthcare Emotional Coping and Psychosocial
advisor with Linda Larkey Innovation Intervention for Human Trafficking Girls
(2015-pres.)

Colter Ray (2014-pres.) Department of Communication Interpersonal Communication in Health


Context and Social Support

Dissertation Committees

Role/Defense Date Student/Field Research Proposal Area

Committee/Spring 2018 Samantha Calvin Emotional Coping and Psychosocial


Nursing & Healthcare Innovation Intervention for Human Trafficking Girls

Committee/Spring 2015 Patricia Wiseman Mobile Technology Intervention


Nursing & Healthcare Innovation on Parents Influenza Prevention Beliefs
and Behaviors in a Primary Care Setting

Honors Thesis Committees


Sunny Kim, PhD / 12

Role/Defense Date Student Thesis Title/Area

Chair / Spring 2016 Nicole Ganey The Role of Nurses in Helping


Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation
Patients Cope with Emotional Distress

Chair/Spring 2016 Kate Bosselman Impact of an Educational Video


Intervention on the Emotional Well-Being
of Patients and Caregivers Undergoing
Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation

Chair / Spring 2015 Jiwon Kim College Nursing Students and Their
Instructors Knowledge and Perspectives
on Integrative Medicine

Chair / Fall 2017 Grace Patterson The Influence of Yoga on a Cancer


Patients Emotional Wellbeing

Member/ Spring 2017 Korina Romeo The Impact of Cancer on Psychosocial


Well-being

Chair/Fall 2015 Claire Magdaleno Exploring Perceptions of Colorectal


Cancer Screening in Latino Adults: A
Qualitative Study on the Influence of
Physician Recommendation and Fatalism
Research Supervision/Mentorship
Student Field Topic Area

Ramesh Thakur (2014-2017) Ph.D Student Health Empowerment in Older Adults with
Nursing & Healthcare Heart Diseases / Cancer Survivorship
Innovation

Andrew Wilson (2013-2017) Master Student The Effects of Concept Mapping and
Education Psychology Academic Self-Efficacy on Mastery Goals
Seoul National University
South Korea

Bin Suh (2016-pres.) Ph.D Student Stress Coping/ Health Behavior/ Chronic
Nursing & Healthcare diseases
Innovation

Nicole Hoffmann (2016-pres.) Ph.D Student Sleep and Chronic diseases


Nursing & Healthcare
Innovation

Soojung Jo (2017-pres.) Ph.D Student Psychological Health in Diabetic patients


Nursing & Healthcare
Innovation

Dara James (2016-pres.) Ph.D Student Exercise and Wellness, Meditative


Nursing & Healthcare Movement
Sunny Kim, PhD / 13

Innovation

INVITED GUEST LECTURES/INSTRUCTION

CONHI PhD Immersion (2017, August). How do I have it all: work and life balanece.

Mayo Clinic Cancer Center (2017, May). Supportive care needs and resource assessment of cancer patients. The
Quarterly Cancer Faculty Meeting for Mayo

ASU/Mayo Collaborative Cancer Survivorship Meeting (2017, April). Supportive care needs and resource
assessment of cancer patients

ASU Hugh Downs School of Human Communication (2017, January). Health Communication in Cancer
Survivorship: An Interdisciplinary Approach. Health Communication Initiative Meeting.

CONHI PhD Immersion (2016, August). Fit between Non-Nursing Trained Faculty and a Nursing College.
Workshop on professional publications.

PRIOR TEACHING & INSTRUCTION

Dates Position Institution Courses

2010-2013 Instructor George Mason University COMM 400 Communication Research Methods,
Department of Communication (Fall 2012)
Fairfax, VA COMM 305 Intercultural Communication,
(Spring 2012)
COMM 101 Interpersonal and Small Group
Communication,(Fall 2010, Spring 2011, Fall
2011, Summer 2010, 2011)
COMM 735 Crisis Communication, Guest
Lecturer, (Fall 2010)

2007-2010 Teaching Michigan State University COMM 399 Intercultural Communication,


Assistant Department of Communication (Fall 2008)
East Lansing, MI COMM 340 Group Communication,
(Spring, 2009)

SERVICE TO PROFESSION

Grant Review

2016-present NIH Early Career Reviewer (just accepted at the CSR in June, 2016)

Manuscript Review

2015 Editorial Review Board Communication Reports

2014-present Reviewer Journal of Advanced Nursing

2015-present Reviewer Psycho Oncology


Sunny Kim, PhD / 14

2015-present Reviewer Nursing Measurement

2015 Ad-hoc Reviewer Patient Education & Counseling

2016-present Ad-hoc Reviewer Journal of Supportive Care in Cancer

2017 Ad-hoc Reviewer Family & Community Health

Other Service to Profession

National Communication Association


Health Communication Division Paper Reviewer (2012-present)
Chair of the division presentation (2011-2013)
International Communication Association
Health Communication Division Paper Reviewer (2012- present)
D.C. Health Communication
Chair of the Conference Committee (2012-2013)
Conference Paper Reviewer

SERVICE TO EXTERNAL COMMUNITY


Mayo Clinic Cancer Center & ASU Collaborative Group Member (2013-Present)
Research on Health Equity and Community Health Board Member (2013-Present)
Arizona Cancer Coalition Cancer Survivorship Committee (2013 Present)
Cancer Support Community Invited Advisory Board Member (2013-Present)
Office of Health Disparities Research Member, Mayo Clinic Enterprise (Phoenix, Rochester, Jacksonville) (2014-
Present);
Translating Research Across Communities (TRAC) Member (2012)

SERVICE TO UNIVERSITY, CAMPUS & UNIT

Arizona State University


Barrett Honors College Faculty (2014-Present)
ASU-Mayo Cancer Interest Group- Cancer Survivorship Member (2013- Present)
Arizona State University, College of Nursing, and Health Innovation
Member, Ph.D Student Search Committee (2017)
Member, Graduate Curriculum Committee (2015-Present)
Member, Data Lab and Research Faculty Search Committee (2016)
Faculty, Ph.D. Program
Arizona State University, Hugh Downs School of Human Communication
Member, Health Communication Initiative (2015- Present)
George Mason University, Department of Communication
The Communication Graduate Student Association (CGSA) Vice President (elected) (2011-2012)
The Communication Graduate Student Association (CGSA) Graduate Student Mentor (2012-2013)
The Korean Graduate Student Association (KGSA) Treasure (2011-2012)

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS


2008-Present International Communication Association (ICA)

2008-Present National Communication Association (NCA)

2009-Present National Kentucky Conference on Health Communication (KCHC)


Sunny Kim, PhD / 15

2011-Present DC Health Communication Conference

2013-Present Western Institute of Nursing (WIN)

2013-Present American Psychosocial Oncology Society (APOS)

This is a true and accurate statement of my activities and accomplishments. I understand that misrepresentation in
securing promotion and tenure my lead to dismissal or suspension under ABOR Policy 6-201I.1.b.

Wonsun (Sunny) Kim, PhD 9-1-2017


Signature Date