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Soonhyung Kwon

PhD Student

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Contact

(217) 265-5227

School of Social Work
1010 W. Nevada St.
Urbana, IL 61801
Office: 2014

Education

Soonhyung Kwon has a Master Degree in Social Policy from the University of York in the United Kingdom and Master of Social Work from the University of Michigan – Ann Arbor, MI. His research focuses on older adult’s mental health in a community. His experience working at the O-Jung Senior Welfare Center in South Korea has inspired him to research on how caregiver’s social support affects their mental health and well-being. Currently, he is interested in integrated theoretical approach on older caregiver’s chronic stressors formed by their social role.

Research

Soonhyung’s research focuses on older adult’s mental health in a community. His experience working at the O-Jung Senior Welfare Center in South Korea has inspired him to research on how caregiver’s social support affects their mental health and well-being. Currently, he is interested in integrated theoretical approach on older caregiver’s chronic stressors formed by their social role.

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