M T Kim

Summary

Affiliation: Johns Hopkins University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Development and validation of the high blood pressure-focused health literacy scale
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:165-70. 2012
  2. pmc Unmet needs for social support and effects on diabetes self-care activities in Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Youngshin Song
    Eulji University, Seongnam si, South Korea
    Diabetes Educ 38:77-85. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-report of illicit drug use in young hypertensive urban African American males
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Room 426, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Addict Behav 28:795-802. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Constructing and testing a self-help intervention program for high blood pressure control in Korean American seniors--a pilot study
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:77-84. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression, substance use, adherence behaviors, and blood pressure in urban hypertensive black men
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:24-31. 2003
  6. pmc Mail education is as effective as in-class education in hypertensive Korean patients
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:176-84. 2008
  7. pmc A community-based, culturally tailored behavioral intervention for Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St 432, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:986-94. 2009
  8. pmc Teletransmitted monitoring of blood pressure and bilingual nurse counseling-sustained improvements in blood pressure control during 12 months in hypertensive Korean Americans
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:605-12. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring depression in Korean Americans: development of the Kim Depression Scale for Korean Americans
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 13:109-17. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with depression experience of immigrant populations: a study of Korean immigrants
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 19:217-25. 2005

Detail Information

Publications42

  1. pmc Development and validation of the high blood pressure-focused health literacy scale
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 87:165-70. 2012
    ..A major barrier to designing and implementing such interventions is the lack of valid health literacy tools. This study developed and tested a novel health literacy scale for individuals with high blood pressure (HBP)...
  2. pmc Unmet needs for social support and effects on diabetes self-care activities in Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Youngshin Song
    Eulji University, Seongnam si, South Korea
    Diabetes Educ 38:77-85. 2012
    ....
  3. ncbi request reprint Validity of self-report of illicit drug use in young hypertensive urban African American males
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Room 426, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Addict Behav 28:795-802. 2003
    ..Sensitivity and specificity of self-report were estimated, and multivariate logistic regression analysis was conducted to examine factors associated with true or false reporting of drug use...
  4. ncbi request reprint Constructing and testing a self-help intervention program for high blood pressure control in Korean American seniors--a pilot study
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 21:77-84. 2006
    ..3 and 75.3 mm Hg, respectively, after 6 months of follow-up. This improvement of the HBP control rate in the sample highlights the clinical efficacy of the self-help intervention for this traditionally underserved immigrant group...
  5. ncbi request reprint Depression, substance use, adherence behaviors, and blood pressure in urban hypertensive black men
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ann Behav Med 26:24-31. 2003
    ..Further in-depth investigation is needed to identify the role of depression and BP control in urban young Blacks in order to construct effective interventions that address their unique needs...
  6. pmc Mail education is as effective as in-class education in hypertensive Korean patients
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 10:176-84. 2008
    ..In conclusion, education by mail was an effective strategy for improving BP control and may be a viable approach for other immigrant groups if the education materials address their cultural needs...
  7. pmc A community-based, culturally tailored behavioral intervention for Korean Americans with type 2 diabetes
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St 432, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Diabetes Educ 35:986-94. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study is to test the efficacy of a culturally tailored comprehensive type 2 diabetes management intervention for Korean American immigrants (KAIs) with type 2 diabetes...
  8. pmc Teletransmitted monitoring of blood pressure and bilingual nurse counseling-sustained improvements in blood pressure control during 12 months in hypertensive Korean Americans
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Clin Hypertens (Greenwich) 13:605-12. 2011
    ..2%, P<.001). These findings suggest that home telemonitoring of BP and tailored counseling are both useful tools to sustain or improve short-term education effects...
  9. ncbi request reprint Measuring depression in Korean Americans: development of the Kim Depression Scale for Korean Americans
    Miyong T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Transcult Nurs 13:109-17. 2002
    ..The KDSKA showed adequate reliability, validity, and potentially high sensitivity as a depression-screening tool for Korean Americans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Factors associated with depression experience of immigrant populations: a study of Korean immigrants
    Miyong T Kim
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Arch Psychiatr Nurs 19:217-25. 2005
    ..Implications for future cross-cultural depression research and preventive strategies against depression in immigrant populations are discussed...
  11. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and factors associated with high blood pressure in Korean Americans
    M T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Ethn Dis 10:364-74. 2000
    ..Findings from this study indicate that culturally relevant approaches to prevention and treatment of HBP are urgently needed to address the HBP problem in Korean Americans...
  12. ncbi request reprint Relationship of alcohol and illicit drug use with high blood pressure care and control among urban hypertensive Black men
    M T Kim
    The Johns Hopkins University, School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Ethn Dis 10:175-83. 2000
    ..To examine the relationships among alcohol and illicit drug use and high blood pressure (HBP) care and control...
  13. ncbi request reprint Metric equivalence assessment in cross-cultural research: using an example of the Center for Epidemiological Studies--Depression Scale
    Miyong Kim
    Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Nurs Meas 11:5-18. 2003
    ..Although factor loadings showed similar patterns for the Korean and English versions of the CES-D, factorial similarity alone is not sufficient for testing the universality of the structure underlying an instrument...
  14. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular disease risk factors in Korean American elderly
    M T Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, USA
    West J Nurs Res 23:269-82. 2001
    ..These findings indicate that culturally relevant and salient strategies are needed to reduce multiple risk factors in this population...
  15. ncbi request reprint Barriers to hypertension care and control in young urban black men
    M N Hill
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Am J Hypertens 12:951-8. 1999
    ..Comprehensive interventions are needed to address socioeconomic and lifestyle issues as well as other barriers to care and treatment, if HBP care is to be salient and effective in this high risk group...
  16. pmc Tailored lay health worker intervention improves breast cancer screening outcomes in non-adherent Korean-American women
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 24:318-29. 2009
    ..Further research should seek to replicate these findings and to incorporate more self-care skills such as health literacy when designing an intervention program for linguistically and culturally isolated immigrant women...
  17. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the training of Korean community health workers for chronic disease management
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 North Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Health Educ Res 22:513-21. 2007
    ..While this course is judged to be effective in general, future research is warranted to determine whether CHW provision of care and support will affect health outcomes in the target population...
  18. ncbi request reprint Correlates of depression in the Korean American elderly: focusing on personal resources of social support
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe St, Room 448, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Cross Cult Gerontol 22:115-27. 2007
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint The impact of early repeated pain experiences on stress responsiveness and emotionality at maturity in rats
    Gayle G Page
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Brain Behav Immun 19:78-87. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that early pain affects neurodevelopmental function in the mature organism; however, these relationships are complicated by sex differences, the postnatal pain schedule, and the outcome measured...
  20. ncbi request reprint Acculturation and cigarette smoking among Korean American men
    Hee Soon Juon
    Department of Health Policy and Management, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Yonsei Med J 44:875-82. 2003
    ..33-7.24). The results suggest that the role of acculturation in smoking status among Korean American men deserves further attention by researchers as well as by health professionals who develop smoking prevention and cessation programs...
  21. ncbi request reprint The use of traditional and Western medicine among Korean American elderly
    Miyong Kim
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Community Health 27:109-20. 2002
    ..Implications for research and practice are discussed...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictors of adherence to screening mammography among Korean American women
    Hee Soon Juon
    Department of Health Policy and Management, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Prev Med 39:474-81. 2004
    ..Many KAW are not aware of the importance of regular screening. This research estimates the rates of regular breast cancer screening and examines the predictors and barriers to obtaining regular mammograms...
  23. pmc A corner store intervention in a low-income urban community is associated with increased availability and sales of some healthy foods
    Hee Jung Song
    Center for Human Nutrition, Department of International Health, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, 615 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2179, USA
    Public Health Nutr 12:2060-7. 2009
    ..We present the results of a trial in Baltimore City to increase the availability and sales of healthier food options in local stores...
  24. ncbi request reprint The psychometric evaluation of Korean translation of the Personal Resource Questionnaire 85-Part 2
    Hae Ra Han
    The Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Nurs Res 51:309-16. 2002
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Hypertension care and control in underserved urban African American men: behavioral and physiologic outcomes at 36 months
    Martha N Hill
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, Baltimore, Maryland 21205 2110, USA
    Am J Hypertens 16:906-13. 2003
    ..African American men with hypertension in low socioeconomic urban populations achieve poor rates of hypertension control and suffer early from its complications...
  26. ncbi request reprint Does hypertension increase mortality risk from lung cancer? A prospective cohort study on smoking, hypertension and lung cancer risk among Korean men
    Soon Young Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, The Ajou University, Suwon, Korea
    J Hypertens 20:617-22. 2002
    ..To examine the effects of hypertension on lung cancer prospectively and to determine the interactive effect of hypertension and smoking on lung cancer risk...
  27. ncbi request reprint Does knowledge matter?: intentional medication nonadherence among middle-aged Korean Americans with high blood pressure
    Eun Young Kim
    Department of Nursing, Kangwon National University, Chunchon, South Korea
    J Cardiovasc Nurs 22:397-404. 2007
    ..To examine predictors of intentional and unintentional nonadherence to antihypertensive medication regimens and their relationships to blood pressure outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Effects of a theory-driven music and movement program for stroke survivors in a community setting
    Seonghee Jeong
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Appl Nurs Res 20:125-31. 2007
    ..Participants in the experimental group gained a wider range of motion and flexibility, had more positive moods, and reported increased frequency and quality of interpersonal relationships...
  29. ncbi request reprint Underserved urban african american men: hypertension trial outcomes and mortality during 5 years
    Cheryl R Dennison
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21205, USA
    Am J Hypertens 20:164-71. 2007
    ..African American men with hypertension (HTN) in low socioeconomic urban environments continue to achieve poor rates of HTN control...
  30. ncbi request reprint Knowledge, beliefs, and behaviors about hypertension control among middle-aged Korean Americans with hypertension
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Community Health 32:324-42. 2007
    ....
  31. ncbi request reprint Barriers to and strategies for recruiting Korean Americans for community-partnered health promotion research
    Hae Ra Han
    School of Nursing, Johns Hopkins University, 525 N Wolfe St, Baltimore, Maryland, MD 21205 2110, USA
    J Immigr Minor Health 9:137-46. 2007
    ..Multiple strategies at different levels (individual and community) to address these issues are discussed...
  32. ncbi request reprint Effects of stressful life events in young black men with high blood pressure
    Hae Ra Han
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, 525 N Wolfe Street, Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:64-70. 2006
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Predictors of psychological well-being amongst Korean immigrants to the United States: a structured interview survey
    Hye Sook Shin
    College of Nursing Science, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Republic of Korea
    Int J Nurs Stud 44:415-26. 2007
    ..As international migration becomes a common phenomenon in many countries, the health issues of immigrants are becoming an important area of concern among health care professionals worldwide...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of older Korean Americans' participation in colorectal cancer screening
    Hee Soon Juon
    Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Department of Health Policy and Management, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    J Cancer Educ 18:37-42. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine the rates of colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and the correlates of screening tests...
  35. ncbi request reprint Barriers to care and control of high blood pressure in Korean-American elderly
    Jeong Hee Kang
    Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing 525 N Wolfe Street Baltimore, MD 21205 2110, USA
    Ethn Dis 16:145-51. 2006
    ..To identify barriers to achieving optimal management of high blood pressure (HBP) among hypertensive Korean-American elderly (KAE)...
  36. ncbi request reprint Assessing risk factors of coronary heart disease and its risk prediction among Korean adults: the 2001 Korea National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey
    Minjung Ko
    Division of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Chongno Gu, Korea
    Int J Cardiol 110:184-90. 2006
    ..An in-depth assessment of coronary heart disease (CHD) risk factors in Koreans was conducted to develop effective risk reduction strategies for this population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Effect of smoking on the paradox of high waist-to-hip ratio and low body mass index
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Health Science and Management, Yonsei University, PO Box 8044, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Obes Res 10:891-5. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the prevalence of and the effect of smoking on this paradoxical relationship...
  38. ncbi request reprint Cigarette smoking, elevated fasting serum glucose, and risk of pancreatic cancer in Korean men
    Ji Eun Yun
    Department of Public Health, Graduate School, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
    Int J Cancer 119:208-12. 2006
    ..Thus, our prospective study has demonstrated that cigarette smoking and elevated fasting serum glucose are independently associated with an increased risk of pancreatic cancer in a large cohort of Korean males...
  39. ncbi request reprint Cardiovascular risks in a military health care beneficiary population with high blood pressure
    Diep N Duong
    Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, TriService Nursing Research Program, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda, MD 20814, USA
    Mil Med 169:777-80. 2004
    ..These findings warrant a regular assessment of cardiovascular risk factors and rigorous behavioral interventions for all beneficiaries of the military health care system...
  40. ncbi request reprint Effect of lifetime lactation on breast cancer risk: a Korean women's cohort study
    Soon Young Lee
    Department of Epidemiology, The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Int J Cancer 105:390-3. 2003
    ..001). In conclusion, our study of a large Korean cohort provides additional empirical evidence to current theoretical conjecture that lactation decreases the risk of breast cancer among premenopausal women...
  41. ncbi request reprint Serum uric acid and risk of death from cancer, cardiovascular disease or all causes in men
    Sun Ha Jee
    Department of Epidemiology and Health Promotion, Graduate School of Public Health, The Yonsei University, PO Box 8044, Seoul 120 749, Korea
    Eur J Cardiovasc Prev Rehabil 11:185-91. 2004
    ..This cohort study examined the effects of serum uric acid level on death from cancer, atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease (ASCVD) or all causes in men...
  42. ncbi request reprint Does long-term lactation protect premenopausal women against hypertension risk? A Korean women's cohort study
    Soon Young Lee
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Public Health, School of Medicine, Ajou University, Yeounton gu, Suwon 443 721, Republic of Korea
    Prev Med 41:433-8. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to examine the effects of lactation on the incidence of hypertension in premenopausal women...

Research Grants12

  1. High Blood Pressure Care for Korean Americans
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Center of Excellence in Promotion of Cardiovascular Health
    Miyong T Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..center as a whole, including administrative core and evaluation plan ..
  3. Health Literacy Intervention for Korean Americans with HPB
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..s. ..
  4. Center of Excellence in Promotion of Cardiovascular Health
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..center as a whole, including administrative core and evaluation plan ..
  5. Health Literacy Intervention for Korean Americans with HPB
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..s. ..
  6. Diabetes Care for Korean Americans
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Insights gained in this pilot investigation should help us to develop effective, culturally sensitive self-help protocols for wider application to KAI with type 2 DM in metropolitan areas throughout the U.S. ..
  7. Health Literacy Intervention for Korean Americans with HPB
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..s. ..
  8. Health Literacy Intervention for Korean Americans with HPB
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..s. ..
  9. High Blood Pressure Care for Korean Americans
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  10. High Blood Pressure Care for Korean Americans
    Miyong Kim; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  11. Health Literacy Intervention for Korean Americans with HPB
    Miyong T Kim; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..s. ..