HwaJung Choi, Ph.D., M.A.

Research Investigator
Medical SchoolInternal MedicineGeneral Medicine


Dr. Choi studies inter-relationships among extended-family resources, socioeconomic status, health and healthcare. Her research includes the potential role of geographic proximity of the extended-family in caring for the aged. She also studies older adults' health and socioeconomic disparities depending on their retirement status, and assesses geographic disparities in health examining potential contextual effects of living in a community on older adults' health outcomes.

  • Ph.D., Economics, University of Michigan
  • M.A., Economics, Ewha Womans University
  • B.A., Economics, Ewha Womans University

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