Hyekyun Rhee, PhD, RN, PNP

Associate Professor
Hyekyun Rhee

Contact Information

255 Crittenden Blvd. Box SON Rochester, NY 14642
Work: (585) 276-3775
Fax: (585) 273-1268
Email:

Education

PhD, 2002. University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, NC, US

MS, PNP, 1997. State University of New York Buffalo, New York, Buffalo, NY, US

BSN , 1991. Catholic University Seoul, Korea, Seoul, KR

Experience

Faculty Appointments: 7/2013 - Current. Associate Professor. University Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry (Pediatrics). Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 1/2007 - Current. Associate Professor. Universitiy of Rochester School of Nursing. Rochester, NY, US.

Faculty Appointments: 7/2002 - 12/2006. Assistant Professor. University of Virginia School of Nursing. Charlottesville, VA, US.

Professional Experience: 1997 - 2002. Research Assistant. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, NC, US.

Professional Experience: 9/1998 - 2001. Teaching Assistant. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Chapel Hill, NC, US.

Licensure

Primary care (Professional Board Certification)

Research

Developing an Automated Symptom Monitoring Device for Adolescents with Asthma. 10/2009 - Current. NIH.

Mobile-phone Based Asthma Self-Managment Aid for Adolescents wtih Asthma . 7/2011 - Current. University of Rochester.

Asthma Self-Management Program for Adolescents with Asthma. 9/2006 - 7/2009. NIH:NINR.

Peer-Assisted Asthma Self-Management Program for Rural Adolescents with Asthma: Building Partnership among Adolescents, Family, Schools, and Health Care Providers.. 2007 - 2008. Dr. Scholl Foundation.

Protective Factores and Adoloescent Female Nonsmoking in Rural Virginia. 2006 - 2007. Virginia Tech-University of Virgian-Carilion Health System Collaborative Research Grants.

Decision-Making Program for Adolescents with Asthma. 2004 - 2006. NINR.

Living with Asthma: Focus Group Study of Adolescents.. 2003 - 2005. American Nurses Foundation/Galosmithkline.

Protective Factors and Youth Nonsmoking Behavior. 2003 - 2005. Virginia Youth Tobacco Project.

Decision-Making in Understanding the Psycho-Behavioral Adjustments of Adolescents with Asthma.. 2003 - 2004. Lanford Memorial Award, School of Nursing, University of Virginia School of Nursing.

Publications

Rhee, H., Miner, S., Sterling, M., Halterman, J., & Fairbanks, E. . (n.d.). Development of An Automated Device for Asthma Monitoring (ADAM) for Adolescents: Methodologic Approach and User Acceptability. Journal of Medical Internet Research: mHealth and uHealth, 2 (2), e27.

Sterling, M., Rhee, H., & Bocko, M. . (n.d.). Automated cough assessment on a mobile platform. Journal of Medical Engineering.

Rhee, H., Allen, J., Mannen, J., & Swift, M.. (2014). Mobile Phone-Based Asthman Self-Management Aid for Adolescents (mASMAA): A Feasibility Study. Patient Preference and Adherence, 8, 63-72.

Rhee, H., Fairbanks, E., & Butz, A. (2014). Symptoms, Feelings, Activities and Medication Use in Adolescents with Uncontrolled Asthma: Lessons Learned from Asthma Diaries. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 29 (1), 39-46.

Rhee, H., Pesis-Katz, I., Xing, J.. (2012). Cost benefits of a peer-led asthma self-management program for adolescents. Journal of Asthma, 49 (6), 606-613 [PMID: 2275899].

Mammen, J., Rhee, H. . (2012). Concept analysis: asthma self-management in adolescents. . Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology, 25 (4), 180-189.

Rhee, H., McQuillan, B. & Belyea, M.J.. (2012). Evaluation of a peer-led asthma self-management program for adolescents and benefits of the program for adolescent peer leaders. Respiratory Care, 57 (12), 2082-2089[PMID: 22710616].

Rhee, H., Belyea, M., Hunt, J. & Brasch, J. . (2011). Effects of a Peer-Led Asthma Self-Management Program for Adolescents. Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, 165 (6), 513-519.

Rhee, H., Belyea, M.J. & Halterman, J.S.. (2011). Adolescents' Perception of Asthma Symptoms and Use of Health Care Services. Journal of Pediatric Health Care, 25 (2), 105-113.

Kulbok, P.A., Meszaros, P.S., Botchwey, N., Hinton, I., Anderson, N.L., Rhee, H., Bond, D., Hartman, K., Noonan, D., & Bovbjerg, V. . (2010). Mother-daughter communication: A protective factor for nonsmoking among rural adolescents. Journal of Addictions Nursing, 21, 69-78.

Rhee, H., Belyea, M.J. & Brasch, J.. (2010). Family Support and Asthma Outcomes in Adolescents: Barriers to Adherence as a Mediato. Journal of Adolescent Health, 45 (5), 472-478.

Rhee, H., Belyea, M.J., Ciurzynski, S.M., & Brasch, J. (2009). Barriers to adhering asthma self-management in adolescents: Relationships to psychosocial factors. Pediatric Pulmonology, 44 (2), 183-191.

Rhee, H., Hollen, P.J., Belyea, M.J., & Sutherland, M.A. (2008). Decision-Making Program for Rural Adolescents with Asthma: A Pilot Study. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 26 (3), 439-450.

Kulbok, P. Rhee, H., Hinton, I., Botchwey, N., Bovbjerg, V., & Anderson, N. . (2008). Factors influencing non-smoking adolescents. Public Health Nursing, 25 (6), 505-515.

Rhee, H., Ciurzynski, S.M. & Yoos, H.L. . (2008). Pearls and Pitfalls of Community-Based Group Interventions for Adolescents: Lessons Learned from an Adolescent Asthma Camp Study: Lessons Learned from an Adolescent Asthma Camp Study. . Issues in Comprehensive Pediatric Nursing, 31 (3), 122-135.

Rhee, H., Belyea, M.J. & Elward, K.S. . (2008). Patterns of Asthma Control Perception in Adolescents: Associations with Psychosocial Functioning . Journal of Asthma, 45 (7), 600-606.

Rhee, H., Hollen, P.J., Sutherland, M.A., & Rakes, G. . (2007). A pilot study of decision making quality and risk behaviors in rural adolescents with asthma. Pediatric Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 21 (2), 93-104.

Rhee, H., Wenzel, J. & Steeves, R. . (2007). Psychosocial experiences of adolescents with asthma: Focus group study. . Journal of Pediatric Health Care , 21 (2), 99-107 .

Rhee, H., Wyatt, T., & Wenzel, J. . (2006). Adolescents with asthma: Learning needs and internet use assessment. Respiratory Care, 51 (11), 1441-1449.

Rhee, H., Holditch-Davis, D., & Miles, M.S. . (2005). Patterns of physical symptoms and associations with psychosocial factors in adolescents. . Psychosomatic Medicine, 67 (6), 1006-1012.

Rhee, H., Miles, M.S., Halpern, C.T., & Holditch-Davis, D. . (2005). Prevalence of recurrent physical symptoms in US Adolescents. Pediatric Nursing, 31 (4), 314-319.

Rhee, H. . (2005). Relationships between physical symptoms and pubertal development. . Journal of Pediatric Health Care. (19), 95-103.

Rhee, H. . (2005). Racial/ethnic differences in adolescents' physical symptoms. . Journal of Pediatric Nursing (20), 153-162.

Rhee, H. . (2003). Physical symptoms in children and adolescents. Annual Review of Nursing Research, 21, 95-121.

Kristjansdottir, G., & Rhee, H. . (2002). Risk factors of back pain frequency in schoolchildren: A search for explanations to a public health problem. Acta Paediatrica (9), 849-854.

Rhee, H. . (2002). Physical Symptoms in U.S. adolescents: Prevalence and Patterns. . Dissertation Abstracts International, 63 (3).

Rhee, H. . (2001). Additional thoughts about racial differences in the prevalence of headaches in US adolescents. Headache, 41 (4), 419-420.

Rhee, H. . (2001). Risk factors and sequelae of headaches in schoolchildren: Clinical implications from a psychosocial perspective. Journal of Pediatric Nursing, 16 (6), 392-401.

Rhee, H.. (2000). Prevalence and predictors of headaches in US adolescents. . Headache, 40 (7), 528-538.

Presentations

Lessons learned from Asthma Diary by Adolescents with Uncontrolled Asthma.
22nd International Nursing Research Congress, Honor Society of Nursing

Improving asthma self-management in adolescents.
CTSI Symposium: Applying Science to Benefit Health Care Reform., University of Rochester Medical Center

Effects of an asthma self-management program on adolescent peer leaders.
ENRS annual meeting, ENRS

Effects of peer-led asthma self-management program for adolescents. .
State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research,

Barriers to Adherence as a Mediator Between the Perception of Family Support and Asthma Outcomes in Adolescents.
2009 SRCD Biennial Meeting, SRCD

Relationship between Perception of family support and quality of life in adolescents with asthma. .
Family Research Round Table, University of Rochester Medical Center

Inaccurate Symptom Perception and Morbidity Outcomes in Adolescents with Asthma.
2008 State of the Science Congress on Nursing Research,

Rural Female Adolescents: Beliefs About Being Nonsmokers.
Associate of Community Health Nursing Educators,

Parent-Child communication About Female Adolescent Tobacco Use: What do Mothers Say? .
Society for Prevention Research 15th Annual Meeting

Application of information technology as a research tool for rural adolescents with asthma.
American Public Health Association 135th Annual Meeting,

Teen asthma project: Peer-assisted asthma self-management program for adolescents .
13th Annual Asthma, Allergy & Pulmonary Update,

Information technology and asthma management programs in adolescents. .
Annual Conference of Respiratory Care,

Parent-Child communication About Female Adolescent Tobacco Use: What do Mothers Say? .
Society for Prevention Research 15th Annual Meeting. , Society for Prevention Research

Building a research partnership for youth tobacco prevention.
Associate of Community Health Nursing Educators

Decision making quality and risk behaviors in adolescents with asthma.
Southern Nursing Research Society

Application of a computer-assisted intervention and an on-line data collection method in rural adolescents with asthma. .
Southern Nursing Research Society

Protective factors and female adolescent nonsmoking in rural Virginia. .
134th Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association

Listening to youth nonsmokers: Guidance for tobacco prevention.
Congress on Nursing Science

Living with Asthma: A Focus Study of Adolescents with Asthma.
17th International Nursing Research Congress , Nursing Research Congress

Decision making quality and risk behaviors in adolescents with asthma living in rural areas.
2nd Rural Health Care Research Center Annual Conference, University of Virginia School of Nursing

Listening to youth: Guidance for Interventions.
VYTP Statewide Conference 2006,

"Too cute to smoke": Protective factors and youth nonsmoking behavior.
133rd Annual Meeting, American Public Health Association

Examining physical symptom patterns using person oriented approach.
Southern Nursing Research Society

"I wish I could do more": Psychosocial experiences of adolescents with asthma.
Southern Nursing Research Society.

Beliefs and Norms of Nonsmoking African American Adolescents. .
State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research

Patterns of Physical Symptoms in Adolescents: Application of a Clustering Method.
State of the Science Congress in Nursing Research

Protective Factors and Youth Nonsmoking Behavior. .
Society for Prevention Research

Physical Symptoms in Children and Adolescents from a Developmental Perspective.
Southern Nursing Research Society

Prevalence of Recurrent Somatic symptoms in U.S. Youth.
Southern Nursing Research Society

Headaches in U.S. youth: Examination of gender and racial differences in the prevalence and causal factors of headaches.
Carolina Population Center

Prevalence and predictors of headaches in U.S. adolescents. .
plenary session , Add Health workshop

Depression, self-esteem, and insomnia as predictors of headaches in adolescents.
Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education (STINT) conference

Toward Healthy Children 2000: New Approach to Conceptualizing Health in Children.
International Council on Nursing

Awards

Distinguished Alumni Award.
Catholic University of Korea, 2014

Provost Multidisciplinary Award.
University of Rochester, 2011

Dean's Award for Excellence in Teaching.
University of Rochester School of Nursing, 2009

University Teaching Fellow.
University of Virginia, 2005

Nightingale Award.
University of Virginia, 2004

Excellence in Diversity Teaching Fellow by Teach Resource Center.
University of Virginia, 2003

Elizabeth Scott Carrington Scholarship.
University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill, 2000

Richardson Scholarship .
University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill, 2000

Graduate Student Scholarship.
University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill, 1998

Sandergaard Scholarship.
University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill, 1998

Elizabeth Scoot Carrington Scholarship.
University of North Carolina @ Chapel Hill, 1997

Memberships

National Association of Pediatric Nurses Associates and Practitioners

Society for Research in Child Development

American Thoracic Society

Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science

Sigma Theta Tau International: Honor Society of Nursing

Southern Nursing Research Society

National League for Nursing