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Moon Choi 최문정
  • Associate Professor
  • Ph.D. in Social Welfare, Case Western Reserve University, 2010
  • Aging and Disability, Gerontechnology, Quality of Life Technology, Health Disparities
  • moonchoi365@gmail.com
  • Wesite: http://aging.kaist.ac.kr

Biography

Moon Choi is an Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Science and Technology Policy at KAIST. She has received her Ph.D. in Social Welfare from Case Western Reserve University Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences and completed her two-year postdoctoral training in social epidemiology at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine. Before joining KAIST in 2014, she was an Assistant Professor (tenure-track) at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work and also interned at the United Nations Secretariat Department of Economic and Social Affairs. Her research focuses on aging, social welfare, and technology policy. Dr. Choi has published in the areas of senior transportation and health disparities among older adults and been expanding her work to quality of life technology (QoLT), gerontechnology, artificial intelligence (AI) and related policies. She has founded and currently runs a research group called Aging and Technology Policy Lab (고령사회 기술복지 정책 실험실). If you would like to learn more about her research group, please visit aging.kaist.ac.kr.  In her spare time, she enjoys drawing and painting.

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Selected Publications

  • Woo, J.M. & Choi, M. (in press)

    Why and how have Korean cities embraced the World Health Organization’s age-friendly cities and communities model? Journal of Aging and Social Policy. doi: 10.1080/08959420.2019.1707057

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  • Kim, T.K. & Choi, M. (2019)

    Older adults’ willingness to share their personal and health information when adopting healthcare technology and services. International Journal of Medical Informatics, 126, 86-94. doi: 10.1016/j.ijmedinf.2019.03.010

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  • Kwek, E. & Choi, M. (2016)

    Is a prosthetic arm customized PRADA? A critical perspective on the social aspects of prosthetic arms. Disability & Society, 31(8), 1144-1147. doi: 10.1080/09687599.2016.1235308

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  • Choi, M., O'Connor, M.L., Mingo, C., & Mezuk, B. (2016)

    Gender and racial disparities in life-space constriction among older adults. The Gerontologist, 56(6), 1153-1160. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnv061

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  • Choi, M., Adams, K.B., & Kahana, E. (2012).

    The impact of transportation support on driving cessation among community-dwelling older adults. The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 67, 392–400. doi:10.1093/geronb/gbs035

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  • Choi, M., Adams, K.B., & Mezuk, B. (2012)

    Examining the aging process through the stress-coping framework: application to driving cessation in later life. Aging & Mental Health, 16, 75-83. doi: 10.1080/13607863.2011.583633

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Courses

Graduate Courses
  • Technology and Social Justice
  • Aging and Technology Policy
  • Measuring Unmeasurable Things
Undergraduate Courses
  • Quality of Life Technology and Social Policy
  • Welfare State and Social Security
  • Aging and Life Course