Kyoungrae (Jeah) Jung, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor of Health Policy and Administration at the Pennsylvania State University. She is also an adjunct associate professor of Public Health Sciences at the Seoul National University in Seoul, Korea. Dr. Jung is a health economist, and a health services researcher with research interests in health policy, outcomes research, and cost-effectiveness analysis.
Dr. Jung received her B.S. in Pharmacy, as well as her M.P.H. in Health Policy and Economics at the Seoul National University in Seoul Korea. She obtained her Ph.D. in Health Policy from the University of Minnesota, and has been on the faculty at Penn State since 2007. She is the Principal Investigator of an R01 grant from the National Institute of Aging entitled “Benefit Generosity, Specialty Drug Use and Health Outcomes among Medicare Part D Enrollees.”
Dr. Jung is the author of over 20 publications appearing in journals such as Vaccine, the Journal of Health Economics, and the American Journal of Managed Care. In 2012, she received the Fran and Holly Soistman Faculty Development Award, honoring a faculty member’s engagement in significant, innovative research related to the design, development, delivery, administration or evaluation of health care services.