DUSON’s Kim chosen as President Elect for National AAPINA

Hyeoneui Kim, PhD, MPH, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor at the Duke University School of Nursing, has been elected President of the Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA). She will serve as President Elect for two years before becoming the National AAPINA President for two year.

The Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) began in 1992 when 100 minority nurses attended the First Invitational Congress of Minority Nurse Leaders.  Those of Asian American and Pacific Islander ethnicity formed the national organization with a mission to support AAPI nurses around the world, facilitate networking and collaborative partnerships, and influence health policy.

Dr. Kim completed post-doctoral training in the Decision Systems Group at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and was an informatician in the Clinical Informatics Research and Development Group for Partner’s Healthcare. Before joining the faculty at DUSON, Dr. Kim was an Associate Professor at the Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine, UC San Diego.

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