Department of Bioinformatics and Biosystems Technology
UNION OF INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATIONS (UIA)
Kyusuk Interest includes Palliative Care Need Assessment for African American Elders with Advanced Dementia (funded) Preference Setting of Hospice Care Among Minority Elders (funded) State Policy on Hospice Residence (under review) Affecting Decisions on When to Enter Hospice: Minority Elderly Relying on Formal Caregivers (funded) Population Projection and Need Inventory for Need Determination in Illinois (funded) Increased Public Awareness of Hospice Care (funded) Acceptance of the Need for End-of-Life and Bereavement Services (funded) Source of Low Quality of Hospice Care: Ethnicity and Formal Caregiving Trends and risk factors of hospital patients who leave against medical advice (under revision- to be submitted to Medical Care) Changes in the Supply of Primary Care Physicians in Rural Areas in the U.S., 1990-2000 (under revision- to be submitted to the Journal of Rural Health). The Effect of Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants on Primary Care Physicians Referral Practices. (Under revision – to be submitted to Health Services Research, MS-28 pages) Do Nurse Practitioners and Physician Assistants Practicing in Private Sector Contribute to Increasing Access to Health Care in Impoverished Areas? (Under revision – to be submitted to Journal of Public Health Policy, MS-18 pages) A Comparison of Characteristics of Medical Groups: With versus Without Non-physician Providers in Practice: Chicago Metropolitan Case Study (under revision – to be submitted to the Illinois Issues, MS-13 pages) Perceptions of Nursing Home and Hospice Administrators about Hospice (under revision – to be submitted to the Hospice Journal, MS-12 pages) A Proposed Technique For The Recovery of Partitioned Distributed Databases. (under revision – to be submitted to Journal of Medical Systems, MS-9 pages).
Kyusuk research Interests includes Palliative Medicine, Public Health, Public Policy, Medical Systems.