Sujin Kim PhD


  • Multidisciplinary Science Building, room 208H
  • 859-218-0110


  • Patient health records
  • Consumer health informatics
  • Clinical natural language processing
  • Personalized health information service

Research areas

Academic appointment

  • Associate Professor, Division of Biomedical Informatics, Department of Internal Medicine
  • Associate Professor, College of Communication and Information


  • BS in Library Science; Duksung Women’s Univeristy; Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • MLIS in Health Science Librarianship, Medical Informatics; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA
  • PhD in Pathology Informatics; University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Post-doctoral Research Fellow, Center for Pathology and Oncology Informatics; University of Pittsburgh; Pittsburgh, PA


Dr. Kim’s current research include consumer health informatics, personal health information management, and health information seeking behaviors. She uses clinical natural language professing techniques and survey methodologies to better understand patients’ health knowledge and their health information uses and behaviors. Prior to coming to UK, he worked in the Pathology and Cancer Informatics Group at the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Center in Pittsburgh, PA.


  • BMI 730, Principles of Clinical Informatics (spring 2017)
  • LIS 602, LIS/CJT 639/539, Introduction to Medical Informatics (fall 2004 – 2016)
  • LIS 602, Information Storage and Retrieval (fall 2004 – 2009)
  • LIS/CJT 640, Health Information Resource Services (fall 2005)
  • LIS 624, Information in Science and Technology (spring 2007 – 2008
  • CPH 738, Tools and Applications in Biomedical Informatics (summer 2012)
  • CPH 738, Biomedical Information Storage and Retrieval (spring 2012)

Publications and other works