Sooyong Kim, MD, MPH


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Carrying client projects forward with research and advanced statistical methodologies


Buoyed by her medical training in pediatrics, Sooyong analyses data, conducts literature reviews, and develops manuscripts for peer review. As a scientist, she:

  • Authors literature reviews and scientific publications and reports
  • Applies advanced statistical methodologies to complex cross-sectional and longitudinal data
  • Uses the R and SAS platforms


Before joining Pinney Associates in 2020, Sooyong worked at Sanford Research as a senior research specialist. Her focus there was vulnerable populations, specifically youth and pregnant women. At Sanford, she also served as a project leader for an independent NIH-funded project. She has co-authored several peer-reviewed journal articles on topics such as use of tobacco products and electronic nicotine delivery systems; presented at various national conferences; and served as an ad hoc reviewer for journals that focus on substance use and addiction.


  • Resident, Pediatrics, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea
  • MPH, University of North Dakota
  • MD, Korea University

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