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Joohyun Chung

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

My research interests are nursing informatics, machine learning, and biostatistics. I have broad experience in designing nursing research including developing instruments, pedagogy research, machine learning research, and biostatistics. 

Current Research

I have been working on unstructured data in nursing documentation from the EHRs (electronic health record system) using natural language processing (NLP). Also I have extensive research experience with Big data on various methods including special analysis, survival analysis, and machine learning. 


  • MS in Statistics 
  • PhD in Nursing Informatics 

Chung, J. & Chen, H. C. (2020). Development and psychometric properties of student perceptions of an online course (SPOC) in an RN-to-BSN program. Nurse Education Today 85: 104303.
Chung. J. & Chen. H. (2019) Using Q Methodology in Nursing Education Research: A Case Study. Nurse Educator, March 2019, doi: 10.1097/NNE.0000000000000692
Ventura. J., & Chung. J. (2019) The Lighten Your Life Program: An Educational Support Group Intervention That Used a Mobile App for Managing Depressive Symptoms and Chronic Pain. Journal of Psychosocial Mental Health Service. 57 (7), 39-47.
Shuler M., & Chung. J. (2019) Enhancing student use of self-regulated learning strategies through the use of exam wrappers. Journal of Nursing Education, 58 (7), 417-421, no. doi: 10.3928/01484834-20190614-06.
Ventura. J. Sobczak, J., & Chung. J. (2018). The Chronic Knee Pain Program: A Self-Management Model. International Journal of Orthopedic and Trauma Nursing. 29, 10-15.
Chung J. & Cho. I. (2017) The Need for Academic Electronic Health Record Systems in nurse education. Nurse Education Today, 54: 83-88
Cho I. & Chung J. (2017) Identifying Use Cases for Electronic Nursing Record Systems Using Clinical Workflow Observations and a Delphi Survey. Studies in Health Technology and Informatics. 245, 1258-1258. no. doi:10.3233/978-1-61499-830-3-1258
Contact Info

224 Skinner Hall
651 N Pleasant St
Amherst, MA 01003-9292

Office: (413) 545-3793
Email: joohyunchung@umass.edu
Web: https://www.umass.edu/nursing/faculty-staff/faculty/joohyun-chung