Bo Kyum Yang, RN, PhD.

Associate Professor


Contact Info

LI 121 K
Tuesdays/Thursdays, 10:00am-12:00pm


Ph.D., University of Maryland Baltimore, 2017
MSN, Towson University, 2013
MSN, Psychiatric Mental Health, Korea University, 2005
BSN, Korea University, 1999

Areas of Expertise

Mental health services and outcomes research
Workforce policy analysis & evaluation
Nursing home quality of care
Large health care administrative data analysis (e.g., Medicare or Medicaid)



  • Yang, B., K., Carter, M., W., Trinkoff, A., M., & Nelson, H., W. Nurse staffing and skill mix patterns in relation to resident care outcomes in US nursing homes. Journal of American Medical Director Association. (in press)

  • Nelson, H. W., Yang, B. K., Netting, F. E., Monahan, E. (2020). How regional/local ombudsman prepare for disaster at the grassroots. Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management17(2).

  • Yang, B., K., Johantgen, M., E., Trinkoff, A., M., Idzik, S., Wince, J., & Tomlinson, C. (2020). State Nurse Practitioner Practice Regulations and US Healthcare Delivery Outcomes: A Systematic Review. Medical Care Research and Review. [available online] 

  • Nelson, H. W., Yang, B., K., Carter, M., W. Mohanan, E., & Engineer, C. (2019). Nursing home administrator job satisfaction, work stressors and intent to leave. Journal of Applied Gerontology. [available online] 

  • Trinkoff, A. M., Yoon, J., Lerner, N. B., Storr, C., L., Yang, B. K., & Han, K. (2019). Nursing regulation and long-term care services for the elderly in the US: comparison of nursing homes and residential care communities. Nursing Outlook. 68(1), 114-122.

  • Trinkoff, A. M., Lerner, N. B., Storr, C. L., Yoon, J., & Yang, B. K., & Han, K. (2019). Nurse availability and other facility characteristics in relation to assisted living care deficiencies.
    Journal of Nursing Regulation, 10(1), 21-27.

  • Carter M. W., Yang, B. K., Davenport, M., & Kabel, A. (2019). Increasing rates of opioid misuse among older adults visiting emergency departments. Innovation in Aging, 3(1): igz002. doi: 10.1093/geroni/igz002.

  • Yang, B. K., Storr, C. L., Trinkoff, A., M., Sohn, M., Idzik, S., & McKinnon, M. (2018). National opioid prescribing trends in emergency departments by provider type: 2005- 2015. American Journal of Emergency Medicine, 37(8), 1439-1445.

  • Yang, B. K., Burcu, M., Safer, D. J., Trinkoff, A. M., & Zito, J. M. (2018). Comparing nurse practitioner and physician prescribing of Psychotropic medications in Medicaid insured youths. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 28 (3), 166-172.

  • Lerner, N. B., Trinkoff, A. M., Storr, C. L., Han, K., & Yang, B. K. (2017). Leadership tenure is related to aide turnover in US assisted living facilities.  Applied Nursing Research. doi: 10.1016/j.apnr.2017.05.006 [Available online].
  • Yang, B. K., Trinkoff, A. M., Zito, J. M.,...& Idzik, S. (2017). Nurse practitioner independent practice authority and mental health services delivery in US community health centers. Psychiatric Services. doi: 10.1176/ [Available online].
  • Trinkoff, A. M., Yang, B. K., Storr, C. L., Lerner, N. B., Zhu, S., & Han, K. (2017). Optimal threshold for CNA training hours in US nursing homes. Journal of Nursing Regulation. 8(1), 4-10. doi: 10.1016/S2155-8256(17)30069-8.
  • Han, K., Trinkoff, A. M., Storr, C. L., Lerner, N. B., & Yang, B. K. (2017). Variation across US assisted living facilities: admissions, resident care needs and staffing. Journal of Nursing Scholarship. 49(1):24-32. doi: 10.1111/jnu.12262.
  • Trinkoff, A. M., Storr, C. L., Lerner, N. B., Yang, B. K., & Han, K. (2017). CNA training hours and resident care outcomes in nursing homes. Gerontologist. 57(3):501-508. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnw049.


  • AHLT 445: Research Methods in Interprofessional Health Studies
  • HLTH 311: Chronic and Communicable Disease