About Dr. Hae-Young Kim

haeyoung.kim09@gmail.com +27 (0) 31 260 4898


Hae-Young Kim was awarded her PhD in Epidemiology from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and MPH from Columbia University. Her research interest is to understand epidemiological and behavioral mechanisms to prevent HIV and TB transmission and improve linkage to care among adolescents, pregnant women and marginalized populations. She use multi-disciplinary approaches including epidemiology, health services, and health economics.


Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Africa Health Research Institute


PhD Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins School of Public Health, 2017

MPH Public Health, Columbia University, 2011

BS Chemistry, Carleton College,2009


Priorities among HIV-positive individuals for tuberculosis preventive therapies.
Kim HY, Hanrahan CF, Dowdy DW, Martinson NA, Golub JE, Bridges JFP, Int J Tuberc Lung Dis (2020), 24(4):396-402. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.18.0740:.

Symptom and digital chest X-ray TB screening in South African prisons: yield and cost-effectiveness.
Kim HY, Zishiri V, Page-Shipp L, Makgopa S, Churchyard GJ, Dowdy D, Charalambous S, Hoffmann CJ, Int J Tuberc Lung Dis. (2020), 24(3):295-302. doi: 10.5588/ijtld.19.0214:.

HIV seroconcordance among heterosexual couples in rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: a population-based analysis.
Kim HY, Harling G, Vandormael A, Tomita A, Cuadros DF, Bärnighausen T, Tanser F, J Int AIDS Soc. (2020), 23(1):e25432. doi: 10.1002/jia2.25432:.

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21st International Bioinformatics Workshop on Virus Evolution and Molecular Epidemiology (VEME) - Rega Institute & Korea University College of Medicine - 2016-03-15

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