Bo Kyum Yang, RN, PhD.

Assistant Professor


Contact Info

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


Educational Background

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

Areas of Professional Interest

  • 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.


Number Name
AHLT 313 Clinical Program Plan & Evaluation
HLTH 311 Chronic & Communicable Diseases