Dr. Gwon holds a PhD degree in nursing from University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA. He received his undergraduate and master’s degrees from Yonsei University, Seoul, South Korea.
He studies how tobacco use behavior in adolescents and young adults is influenced by environmental determinants. He also has an interest in public health nurse workforce and population health outcomes. He places a high value on collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches.
For more information, please visit www.joshuagwon.com.
Ph D Nursing University of Virginia Charlottesville, VA
MSN Nursing Yonsei University Seoul, Republic of Korea
BSN Nursing Yonsei University Seoul, Republic of Korea
Awards & Honors
The ACHNE Research Grant Award (2018) Association of Community Health Nursing Educators.
The American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grant Award (2018) American Nurses Foundation.
Center for Global Inquiry and Innovation Grants (2015) University of Virginia.
Scholarship for Most Excellent Records (2012) Yonsei University.
Citation (2009) The Armed Forces Ildong Hospital.
Award for Excellent Records (2005) Yonsei University.
- Tobacco use prevention and cessation among adolescents and young adults
- Association between nicotine consumption and activity/sleep
- Public health nurse workforce
Contracts & Grants
A missing piece in Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) use: Attentional bias to ENDS cues among young adult ENDS users Grant Seok Hyun Gwon, Han Lee, Youngjoo Cho .
Assessment of patient safety and cultural competencies among senior baccalaureate nursing students Grant Seung Eun Lee, Anya Peters, Meen Hye Lee, Seok Hyun Gwon .
Public health nurse workforce factors and health outcomes Grant Seok Hyun Gwon, Young Ik Cho .
Perception of tobacco-free campus policy Sponsored Research Seok Hyun Gwon, Linnea Laestadius .
Promotional environment and perception of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) among emerging adults Sponsored Research Seok Hyun Gwon, Julia Snethen, Han Joo Lee .
Smoke-Free Policies in College Campuses across the United States Contract Seok Hyun Gwon .
Influence of licensed tobacco retailers on adolescent smoking in South Korea Grant Seok Hyun Gwon .
Seoul Overseas Correspondent Contract Seok Hyun Gwon .
Gwon, Seok Hyun, and Thongpriwan, Vipavee. “Photovoice in a pre-nursing health care systems course.” Journal of Nursing Education 58.1 (2019).
Samankasikorn, Wilaiporn, Pierce, Brittany, St. Ivany, Amanda, Gwon, Seok Hyun, Schminkey, Donna, and Bullock, Linda. “The effect of home visiting with pregnant teens on maternal health.” American Journal of Maternal and Child Nursing
41.3 (2016): 162-167.
Gwon, Seok Hyun, and Kim, Sang-Ho. “Unusual suicide cases in South Korea.” Korean Journal of Scientific Criminal Investigation 8.4 (2014): 277-282.
Kim, Gwang Suk, Lee, Chung Yul, Kim, In Sook, Lee, Tae Hwa, Cho, Eunhee, Lee, Hyeonkyeong, Lee, Kyongeun, Kim, Sinhye, Gwon, Seok Hyun, Moon, Sun Hye, Lim, Sarah, and Kim, Su Hee. “Assessing correlates of physical activity levels in female university students.” Journal of Korean Public Health Nursing
27.3 (2013): 466-479.