Department of Public Health Sciences

Sunny H. Kim

  Associate Professor, PhD
  Division of Epidemiology

2000: PhD, , Ohio State University 
1994: MS, , University of Wyoming 

Professional Affiliations/Awards
Member, American Public Health Association
Member, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR)
Member, Alpha Epsilon Chapter, Delta Omega Honorary Society in Public Health

Selected Publications
  1. Kim SH Szabo RM Marder RA . (2012). Epidemiology of humerus fractures in the United States Nationwide Emergency Department Sample 2008. Arthritis Care Research, 64(3):407-414.

  2. Kim SH Meehan JP Blumenfeld T Szabo RM . (2012). Hip fractures in the United States Nationwide Emergency Department Sample 2008. Arthritis Care Research, 64(5):751-757.

  3. Marder AR Kim SH Lapson J Hunter JC. (2012). Injection of the Subacromial Bursa in Patients with Rotator Cuff Syndrome A prospective randomized study comparing the effectiveness of different routes. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery JBJS-Am, 94(23):1442-1447.

  4. Kim SH Gaiser S Meehan JP. (2012). Primary Hip and Knee Arthroplasties in Germany 2004-2008 . The Journal of Arthroplasty , Epub

  5. Kim SH Meehan JP Lee M. (2012). Surgical treatment of trochanteric and cervical hip fractures in the United States 2000-2009 . The Journal of Arthroplasty, In Press

  6. Farjardo M Kim SH Szabo RM . (2012). The Incidence of Carpal Tunnel Release Trends and Implications within the United States Ambulatory Care Setting. American Journal of Hand Surgery, 37(A):1599-1605.

  7. Giza E, Frizzell L, Farac R, Williams J, Kim S. (2011). Biomechanical analysis of Achilles repair using Artelon tissue reinforcement scaffold. Foot & Ankle International, May; 32(5):S545-9.

  8. Marder R, Heiden E, Kim S. (2011). Calcific tendonitis of the shoulder: Is subacromial decompression in combination with removal of calcific deposit beneficial? Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery, 20(6):955-960.

  9. Wolinsky P, Kim S. Quackenbush M. (2011). Comparison of Insurance status between ambulatory patients with operative ankle or distal radius fractures who received their definitive care at a Level I trauma center. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS-Am), 93(7):680-685.

  10. Amanatullah DF, Landa J, Strauss E, Garino J, Kim S, Di Cesare PE. (2011). Comparison of Surgical Outcomes and Implant Wear between Ceramicon-Ceramic and Ceramic-on-Polyethylene Bearing Surfaces in Total Hip Arthroplasty. Journal of Arthroplasty, DOI: 10.1016

  11. Amanatullah DF, Meehan JP, Cullen AB, Kim S, Jamali AA. (2011). Immediate term radiographic and patient outcomes in revision hip arthroplasty with modular calcar design and plasma porous coating. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 26(8):1451-1458.

  12. Kim S, Bosque J, Meehan J, Jamali A, Marder R. (2011). Increase in ambulatory knee arthroscopy in the United States: A Comparison of National Surveys of Ambulatory Surgery, 1996 and 2006. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS-Am), 93(11):994-1000.

  13. Kim SH, Wise B, Zhang Y, Szabo RM. (2011). Increasing incidence of shoulder arthroplasty in the United States. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS-Am), 93(24):2249-2254.

  14. Kim SH, Meehan J, White R. (2011). Operative risk of staged bilateral knee replacement is under-estimated in retrospective studies. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 26(8):1198-1204.

  15. Meehan JP, Tancredi D, Danielsen BA, Kim S, Jamali A, Whites R. (2011). Population- based comparison of the incidence of adverse outcomes after simultaneous bilateral versus staged total knee arthroplasty. Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS-Am), 93(23):2203-2212.

  16. Kim S, Meehan J, Jamali A. (2010). Changes in Medicare Diagnosis Related Group (DRG) system for primary and revision hip and knee replacements and their Implications on hospital reimbursement. Current Orthopaedic Practice, 21(2):120-125.

  17. Kim S. (2010). Morbid Obesity and Excessive hospital resource consumption for primary total hip and knee arthroplasty. The Journal of Arthroplasty, 25(8):1258-1266 [PMID: 19879721].