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Faculty & Staff Honors

Faculty & Staff Honors

Memphis Faculty Awarded 2015 Korea Foundation Fellowship for Field Research

Dr. SangNam Ahn, assistant professor at the University of Memphis School of Public Health Division of Health Systems Management and Policy, has received the 2015 Fellowship for Field Research from the Korea Foundation. As a Korea Foundation fellow and a visiting professor at Seoul National University School of Public Health in 2015 summer, he will share his expertise and develop research collaborations with other Korean scholars by conducting an international comparative study related to aging and chronic conditions in the U.S. and South Korea. As a health services researcher, Dr. Ahn has been interested in aging and obesity issues among baby boomers and older adults and has most recently studied cost savings related to the Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.