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  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Economics Department
  • Associate Professor, Health-Kinesiology-Recreation
  • Associate Director, School Of Medicine-Operations, University of Utah CCTS Health Economics Core
  • Health Economist, Utah Population Database
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Pharmacotherapy

Research Summary

Health care cost/utilization, Metabolic/Bariatric surgery, Health care cost/utilization of cancer


Jaewhan Kim is a health economist who is an expert on Medicare, Medicaid, SEER-Medicare, Utah All Payer Claims data (APCD), and State Facility data (inpatient, outpatient surgery and ER data) for health care cost and utilization research.

He is instrumental in designing and developing Utah’s APCD since 2010. Because of his expertise and experience with the APCD, he is a health economist in Utah Population Database (UPDB) who is a sought after collaborator for APCD projects.