Eric Kim

Dr. Kim is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. His research focuses on older adults and aims to identify, understand, and intervene upon the individual and environmental determinants of psychological wellbeing that enhance healthy lifestyle behaviors and reduce the risk of age-related chronic conditions. Around this topic, he has given invited lectures at Universities, policy organizations (National Academy of Sciences), corporations (UnitedHealth Care, IDEO, AARP, Samsung), and also been invited for international-level think-tank working groups (OECD, United Nations). He’s been recognized as: one of Forbe’s 30 Under 30 in Healthcare, an Association for Psychological Science Rising Star, American Psychological Association Career Achievement Award, and the American Journal of Epidemiology’s Article of the Year recipient. His recent insights have been featured in outlets such as the NY Times, LA Times, and Washington Post. He enjoys spending time at the intersection of several disciplines and has published in a range of journals including:  PNAS, JAMA Psychiatry, Circulation, Stroke, the American Journal of Epidemiology, and Milbank Quarterly.

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