Changyong Choi, PhD

Postdoctoral Fellow

Changyong Choi is a postdoctoral fellow with the Institute for Child and Family Well-Being. He is working on several projects including the Families and Children Thriving (FACT) Study and Family Connects. His major research aims are to understand how adversities in childhood are embodied in multidimensional health outcomes, and to identify what risk and protective factors influence on resilience among disadvantaged children. His research interests include adverse childhood experiences, psychosocial well-being of children and youths, health disparity in life course and early childhood intervention.

Changyong earned his master’s and PhD degree in social welfare from the Seoul National University in South Korea. He studied child and family well-being in his graduate programs and participated in various research projects such as International Survey on Children’s Well-Being and National Child Neglect Program Evaluation in South Korea.