Hyunkyoung Oh, PhD, RN

Affiliated Scientist
College of Nursing

Assistant Professor
College of Nursing

Interests & Expertise:

Dr. Oh's research is centered around people with metabolic syndrome that is associated with cardiovascular disease, diabetes, obesity, hypertension, and hyperlipidemia to manage their risk factors using technology. She is also interested in the effectiveness of nursing care through evaluations of nursing outcomes to improve quality of nursing interventions.

Her teaching interests include: Health Informatics and Technology, Nursing Administration, Leadership and Management, and Nursing Research.

Her research interests include: Adults with Metabolic Syndrome, Self-management with technology, Effectiveness of Nursing care, Standardized Nursing Languages.

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Current Projects:
Development self-management program for adults with metabolic syndrome. The purpose of this program is to prevent development of metabolic diseases by using the self-management program for women with metabolic risk factors.

Most Recent Publications:

Song, Rhayun, Oh, Hyunkyoung, Ahn, Sukhee, and Moorhead, Sue. “Validation of the Cardiac Health Behavior Scale for Korean adults with cardiovascular risks or diseases.” Applied Nursing Research 39. (2018): 252-258.
Lu, D F., Hart, L K., Lutgendorf, S K., Oh, Hyunkyoung, and Silverman, M.“Effects of Healing Touch and Relaxation Therapy on Adult Patients Undergoing Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant: A Feasibility Pilot Study.” Cancer nursing39.3 (2016): E1-E11.
Song, R, Ahn, S, and Oh, Hyunkyoung“A structural equation model of quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes in Korea.” Applied nursing research : ANR 26.3 (2013): 116-20.
Lu, D F., Hart, L K., Lutgendorf, S K., Oh, Hyunkyoung, and Schilling, M.“Slowing progression of early stages of AD with alternative therapies: a feasibility study.” Geriatric nursing (New York, N.Y.) 34.6 (2013): 457-64.
Oh, Hyunkyoung, Ahn, S, and Song, R. “A structural model of quality of life in adults with type 2 diabetes.” Western journal of nursing research 34.8 (2012): 1065.