Young Kyung Do is the
inaugural Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian Health Policy Program at the Walter H.
Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center. He completed his Ph.D. in health
policy and administration at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
School of Public Health in August 2008. He has also earned M.D. and Master of
Public Health degrees from Seoul National University (in 1997 and 2003,
respectively). He earned board certification in preventive medicine from the
Korean Medical Association in 2004. His research interests include population
aging and health care, comparative health policy, health and development,
quality of care, program evaluation, and quantitative methods in health
He received the First Prize Award in the
Graduate Student Paper Competition in the Korea Labor and Income Panel Study
Conference in 2007. He also is the recipient of the Harry T. Phillips Award for
Outstanding Teaching by a Doctoral Student from the UNC Department of Health
Policy and Administration in 2007. In May 2008, he was selected as a New
Investigator in Global Health by the Global Health Council.