Positions

Overview

  • BoRin Kim, Ph.D. MSW, has research interests in intergenerational relations and support, transitions in physical/cognitive functioning in old-age, social support and mental health in old age, health care utilization, long-term care services, and comparative research. Her recent research includes dynamic linkages between various types of social support (i.e., intergenerational living arrangements, social network types, and ethnic solidarity) and physical/mental health among older adults across diverse social and cultural contexts.
  • Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2018 The Role of Senior Housing in Hospitalizations Among Vulnerable Older Adults With Multiple Chronic Conditions: A Longitudinal Perspective.The Gerontologist.  58:932-941. 2018
    2018 Heterogeneous Trajectories of Depressive Symptoms in Late Middle Age: Critical Period, Accumulation, and Social Mobility Life Course Perspectives.Journal of Aging and Health.  30:1011-1041. 2018
    2018 Postretirement work and volunteering by poverty groups informed by role theory.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  61:243-260. 2018
    2018 Differential Aging in Place and Depressive Symptoms: Interplay Among Time, Income, and Senior Housing.Research on Aging.  40:207-231. 2018
    2018 Measuring Social Policy Change in Comparative Research: Survey Data Evidence from South KoreaJournal of Comparative Policy Analysis: Research and Practice.  1-20. 2018
    2017 Aging in Place of Vulnerable Older Adults: Person-Environment Fit Perspective.Journal of Applied Gerontology.  36:1327-1350. 2017
    2017 Drug use Discrimination Predicts Formation of High-Risk Social Networks: Examining Social Pathways of Discrimination.AIDS and Behavior.  21:2659-2669. 2017
    2017 The multifaceted nature of poverty and differential trajectories of health among childrenJournal of Children and Poverty.  23:141-160. 2017
    2017 Trajectories of Community-Based Service Use: The Importance of Poverty and Living Arrangements.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  60:355-376. 2017
    2017 Community-Based Services and Depression from Person-Environment Fit Perspective: Focusing on Functional Impairments and Living Alone.Journal of Gerontological Social Work.  60:270-285. 2017
    2017 Formal Volunteering among Vulnerable Older Adults from an Environmental Perspective: Does Senior Housing Matter?Journal of Housing for the Elderly.  31:334-350. 2017
    2016 Longitudinal changes in social networks, health and wellbeing among older KoreansAgeing and Society.  36:1915-1936. 2016
    2016 Poverty and working status in changes of unmet health care need in old age.Health Policy.  120:638-645. 2016
    Preventable Hospitalizations and Emergency Room Visits: Focus on Medical Aid Beneficiaries with Chronic ConditionsHealth and Social Welfare Review.  35.
    The role of environmental context in nursing home admission: Assessing the experience of different health profilesTS Cuadernos de Trabajo Social.  14.

    Conference Proceeding

    Year Title
    2016 CHILDHOOD MULTIPLE RISKS AND TRAJECTORIES OF SELF-RATED HEALTH IN OLD AGEThe Gerontologist. 359-360. 2016
    2016 RE-HOSPITALIZATION AMONG MODERATE AND LOW INCOME OLDER ADULTS IN SENIOR HOUSINGThe Gerontologist. 741-741. 2016
    2016 VOLUNTEERING AMONG LOW-INCOME OLDER INDIVIDUALS: DOES SENIOR HOUSING MATTER?The Gerontologist. 344-345. 2016
    2015 HEALTH BENEFITS OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES AMONG OLDER ADULTSThe Gerontologist. 211-212. 2015
    2015 POVERTY AND THE TRAJECTORY OF MULTIMORBIDITY AMONG OLDER KOREANSThe Gerontologist. 290-291. 2015
    2015 TRAJECTORIES OF COMMUNITY-BASED SERVICE USE AMONG KOREAN ELDERS: THE IMPORTANCE OF LIVING ARRANGEMENT AND POVERTYThe Gerontologist. 703-703. 2015
    2015 TRAJECTORIES OF DIFFERENTIAL AGING-IN-PLACE: SENIOR HOUSING ENVIRONMENT AND ECONOMIC VULNERABILITYThe Gerontologist. 91-91. 2015

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    Teaching Activities

  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2019
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2019
  • I'm Old, So What! Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2018
  • IS/Later End Stages of Life Taught course 2018
  • Spc Top in SW: Aging Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2018
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2018
  • I'm Old, So What! Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2017
  • Spc Top in SW: Aging Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2017
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2017
  • I'm Old, So What! Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2016
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2016
  • Special Topics/Aging Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavr & Soc Environ II Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2015
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2014
  • Human Behavior & Soc Environ I Taught course 2014
  • Full Name

  • Bo Rin Kim