Research Keywords

  • emerging adulthood
  • Cancer Survivorship

Presentations

  • Yi, J., Kim, J., Akter, J., & Frazier, K. (2016). Compassion fatigue among pediatric oncology social workers: Using focus group interviews. Presentation, Presented, 04/27/2016.
  • Kim, M. A., Yi, J., Sang, J., Kim, S. H., & Heo, I. (2016, April). Lives of Korean mothers of children with cancer: An exploratory study using photovoice. Poster Presentation. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, California. Presentation, Presented, 04/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Tian, T., Kim, J. Etringer, G., Strang, S. (2016). Photovoice project with adult cancer survivorsHawaii International Conference on Arts & Humanities. Poster, Presented, 01/11/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, J. H., Tian, T. & Akter, J. Journey of Cancer Survivorship among Survivors of Childhood and Adolescent Cancer. Breakout session at the Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers, Philadelphia. Presentation, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., Choi, K. H., & Lee, J. H. (2014, April). A Discourse on the Terms for Cancer Survivors: Reports from Survivors of Childhood Cancer in Korea. Poster will be presented at the 8th International Society of Pediatric Oncology (SIOP) Asia Congress, Seoul, Korea. Presentation, Presented, 04/2014.
  • Kim, M. A., Yi, J., & An, S. (2014, February). Do You Expect Me to Be Ashamed of Having Had Cancer? Stigma Experiences among Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer in Korea. Poster will be presented at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida. Poster, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., & An, S. (2014, February). Photovoice for Young Adult Cancer Survivors of Childhood Cancer in Korea. Poster will be presented at the American Psychosocial Oncology Society Annual Conference, Tampa, Florida. Poster, Presented, 02/2014.
  • Yi, J., & Kim, M. A. (2013, May). An Exploratory Factor Analysis of the Brief COPE with a Sample of Korean Childhood Cancer Survivors. Poster presented at the Annual Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers Conference, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Poster, Presented, 06/2013.
  • Yi, J. Cancer survivorship research in cultural context. Hope, healing, and health. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Yi, J. Abstract 101 workshop. Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Yi, J. Research as practice workshop. Association of Pediatric Oncology Social Workers. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Kim, M.A. & Yi, J. Psychological distress in adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors in Korea, Association of Oncology Social Workers. Poster, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Kim, M.A. & Yi, J. Psychological distress in adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors in Korea, Association of Oncology Social Workers. Poster, Presented, 05/2013.
  • Yi, J. & Kim, M.A. Late effects of Korean young adult survivors of childhood cancer. American Psychosocial Oncology Society. Poster, Presented, 02/2013.
  • Yi, J.& Kim, M. A. (2012).Relationships between post-traumatic stress and post- traumatic growth among adolescent and young adult cancer survivors in Korea. Poster presentation at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Los Angeles, California. Poster, Presented, 11/2012.
  • Yi, J. & Tian, T. (2012). Using the Emerging Adulthood concept to understand childhood cancer survivors. Poster presentation at the Society of Research in Child Development Themed Meeting: Transitions from Adolescence to Adulthood, Tampa, Florida. Poster, Presented, 10/2012.
  • Yi, J. (2012). Application of Images and Narratives for Addiction Problems. Workshop at the Korean Addiction Licensure Conference, Chonan, Korea. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Yi, J. (2012). School violence trauma, loss, and grief. Workshop at the Korean Association of School Social Workers, Seoul, Korea. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 07/2012.
  • Yi, J. (2012). Social work education in the United States. Lecture at Chonbuk National University. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2012.
  • Yi, J. (2012). Theories and procedures of Photovoice Methodology. Workshop at the Korean Social Work Qualitative Methods Society, Seoul, Korea. Invited Talk/Keynote, Presented, 06/2012.
  • Yi, J. Kim, M. A., Tian, T. (2012). Long-term and late effects of cancer: adolescnet and young adult survivors of childhood cancer in Korea. Poster presentation at the American Society of Preventive Oncology. Poster, Presented, 03/2012.
  • Yi, JH., Kim, M.A., & Ahn, H.S. (2011). Why did I get cancer? Answers from Korean young adult cancer survivors. Poster presentation at International Society of Pediatric Oncology, Aukland, New Zealand. Poster, Presented, 10/2011.
  • Kim, M.A. & Yi, J.H. (2011). Worries of Korean young adult cancer survivors from developmental perspectives. Poster presentation at 2011 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington D.C. Poster, Presented, 08/2011.
  • Workshop for Korean Association of School of Social Workers: Work and Self using Photovoice. Other, Other, 07/2011.
  • Workshop for Korean medical doctors: grief and healing for professional caregivers. Other, Other, 07/2011.

Research/Scholarship Projects

  • Adolescent and Young Adult Cancer Survivors Health Behavior Study. PI: Yelena Wu. 01/2014 - present.
  • Mental Health of College Students in China, Korea, U.S. PI: Jaehee Yi. 06/2013 - present.
  • Social network of childhood cancer survivors in Korea. PI: Minah Kim. 03/2012 - present.
  • Rethinking child maltreatment profile in Korea. PI: Kihyun Kim. 06/2010 - present.
  • Rethinking child maltreatment profile in Korea. PI: Kihyun Kim. 06/2010 - present.
  • The impact of unemployment among Korean immigrants. PI: Minkyung Rhee. 06/2009 - present.
  • Korean childhood cancer surviorship. PI: Jaehee Yi. 03/2009 - present.
  • Photovoice project for families of childhood cancer surivors. PI: Brad Zebrack. 06/2006 - 05/2007.

Languages

  • English, fluent.
  • Korean, fluent.
  • Spanish, basic.

Geographical Regions of Interest

  • China
    Planning to launch a research project on young adult cancer survivorship in Lanzhou, China.
  • Eastern Asia
  • Latin America and the Caribbean
  • Republic of Korea
    Conducting studies on the quality of life of cancer survivors and their families since 2009.

Publications

  • Kim, M. A., Yi, J., Prince K., Wu., Y. The Effects of Individual- and Network-Level Factors on Discussion of Cancer Experiences: Survivors of Childhood Cancer in Korea. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology. Accepted, 09/11/2017.
  • Kim, M.A., Yi, J., Sang J., & Molly, J. (2017). The Impact of a Child’s Cancer on the Father’s Relationship with His Spouse in Korea. Journal of Child and Family Studies. Accepted, 08/21/2017.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., Grahmann, B., &. Wu, Y. (Resubmitted). Why did I get cancer? Answers from Korean childhood cancer survivors. European Journal of Cancer Care. . Revise/resubmit(1), 12/28/2016.
  • Zamora, E., Yi, J. & Kirchhoff, A. (resubmitted). Having cancer was awful but also something good came out': Post-traumatic growth among adult survivors of pediatric and adolescent cancer. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. Revise/resubmit(2), 12/27/2016.
  • Yi, J. Kim, J. H., & Tian, T., (2016). Social aspects of resilience in pediatric cancer survivorship In Nelson, L., & Walker, L., (Eds.). Flourishing in Emerging Adulthood: Positive Development During the Thrid Decade of Life. Oxford Volume. Published, 12/05/2016.
  • Kim, MA, Yi, J., Sang, J., Kim, S.H., & Heo, I.Y. (2016). Experiences of Korean mothers of children with cancer: A photovoice study. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 1-20. Published, 11/28/2016.
  • Kim MA, Yi J, Sang J, Kim SH & Heo I (2016). Experiences of Korean mothers of children with cancer: A photovoice study. Journal of psychosocial oncology. 1-20. In press, 11/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., Kim, K.H., & Hong, J. S. (2016). Exploring social service providers' perspectives on barriers to social services for early adjustment of immigrant adolescents in South Korea. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 18(5): 1076-1084. Published, 10/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., Choi, K., Kim, S., & O’Connor, A. (Accepted). When does compassion fatigue hit social workers? Caring for oncology patients in Korea. Qualitative Social Work. Published, 10/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M.A., & Akter, J. (2016). Resilience and pediatric cancer survivorship in cultural context. In C. DeMichelis & M. Ferrari (Eds.). Child and Adolescent Resilience within Medical Contexts. New York, NY: Springer International Publishing. Published, 08/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., & An, S. (2016). The experiences of Korean young adult survivors of childhood cancer: A photovoice study. Qualitative Health Research, 26(8), 1044-1054. doi:10.1177/1049732315599374. Published, 07/01/2016.
  • Smits-Seemann, R. R., Yi, J., Tian, T, & Warner, E. L., & Kirchhoff, A. (2016). A qualitative inquiry of childhood and adolescent cancer survivors’ perspectives of independence. Journal of Adoescent and Young Adult Ocnology. Published Online Ahead of Print. doi: 10.1089/jayao.2016.0022. Published, 07/01/2016.
  • Yi J, Kim MA & An S (2016). The Experiences of Korean Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer: A Photovoice Study. Qualitative health research. Vol. 26, 1044-54. Published, 06/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., & Hong, J. S., & Akter, J. (2016). Childhood cancer survivors’ experiences in school re-entry in South Korea: Focus on academic problems and peer victimization. Children and Youth Service Revie. 65, 263-269. Published, 05/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., & Sang, J. (2016). Worries of childhood cancer survivors in young adulthood. European Journal of Oncology Nursing, 21, 113-119. doi:10.1016/j.ejon.2016.02.003. Published, 04/01/2016.
  • Yi J, Kim MA & Sang J (2016). Worries of childhood cancer survivors in young adulthood. European journal of oncology nursing : the official journal of European Oncology Nursing Society. Vol. 21, 113-9. Published, 03/01/2016.
  • Kim, M. A., Yi, J., & Kim, S. (2016). Service needs of parenting of child with cancer. Health and Social Welfare Review, 36(2), 544-580. Published, 03/01/2016.
  • Yi, J., Kim, MA., & Ahn, S. Photo Narratives in Childhood Cancer Survivors in Korea. Qualitative Health Research. Published, 07/2015.
  • Yi, J., Zebrack, B., Kim, MA., & Cousino, M. Posttraumatic Growth in Young Adult Survivors of Cancer. Journal of Pediatric Psychology. Published, 07/2015.
  • Yi, J., & Kim, M. A. (in press). Post-Cancer Experiences of Childhood Cancer Survivors: How Is Post-Traumatic Stress Related with Post-Traumatic Growth? Journal of Traumatic Stress.. In press, 06/2014.
  • Kim, M. A., Yi, J., & Kim, J. (in press). Stigma Experiences and Psychosocial Responses to Stigma among Childhood Cancer Survivors. Mental Health and Social Work.. In press, 03/2014.
  • Yi, J., Kim, K. H. & Ra, M. Y. (2013). Lived experiences and visual expressions from immigrant adolescents in Korea during their early adjustment: Using the Photovoice methodology. Journal of Korean Society of Child Welfare. . Published, 02/2014.
  • Kim, M. A., & Yi, J. (2014). Life After Cancer: How Does Public Stigma Increase Psychological Distress of Childhood Cancer Survivors? International Journal of Nursing Studies. Published Online Ahead of Print. doi:10.1016/j.ijnurstu.2014.04.005. Published, 02/2014.
  • Photovoice manual. Published, 01/2014.
  • Yi, J., & Kim, M. A. (2013). Developing Wellness Center Model for Childhood Cancer Survivors in Korea. Submitted to Korean Institute of Leukemia and Childhood Cancer. Other, 12/2013.
  • Rhee, M.K. Chi, I., & Yi, J. (2013). Understanding Employment Barriers among Older Korean Immigrants. Gerontologist. doi: 10.1093/geront/gnt113. Published, 08/2013.
  • Kim, K.H., Yi, J., & Hong, H.M. (2013). Rethinking Immigration, Remaking Identities: Exploration of Ethnic Identity among the Immigrant Adolescents and the Adolescents Born in Marital-Immigrant Families. Korean Social Work Journal. Published, 08/2013.
  • Yi, J., Ra, M.Y., Bang, S., & Canape, K. E. (2013). School social workers' perspectives on "work and myself": Using Photovoice Methodology. Published, 06/2013.
  • Kim, M. A. & Yi, J. (2012). Disclosure of Cancer in Social Networks among Childhood Cancer Survivors in Korea. Submitted to Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation. Other, 06/2013.
  • Kim, M. A. & Yi, J. (2012). Psychological distress in adolescent and young adult childhood cancer survivors in Korea. Journal of Pediatric Oncology Nursing, 30(2). 99-108. DOI: 10.1177/1043454213478469. Published, 12/2012.
  • Yi, J. & Tian, T. (2012). A first conference experience. Social Work Matters. Published, 12/2012.
  • Yi, J. & Tian, T. (2012). Cancer survivorship and the train ride of life, University of Utah Blog: Redthread. Published, 12/2012.
  • Why did I get cancer: answers from childhood cancer survivors. In progress, 02/2012.
  • Yi, J., Kim, M. A., & Tian, T. (2013). Perceived Long-Term and Physical Health Problems After Cancer: Adolescent and Young Adult Survivors of Childhood Cancer in Korea. European Journal of Oncology Nursing. Published, 02/2012.
  • Kichhof, A., Y J., Wright, J.,& Smith, K. R. (2012). Marrage and divorce among young adult cancer survivrs. Journal of Cancer Survivorship: Research and Practice, 6(4):441-450. Published, 02/2012.
  • Kim, M. A., & Yi, J. (2012). Childhood Cancer Survivor's Services Needs for the Better Quality of Life. Korean Academy of Child Health Nursing, 18(1), 19-28. Published, 01/2012.
  • Yi, J., & Kim, M. A. (2010). Impact of Childhood Cancer on Young Adult Survivors in Korea. Submitted to Korea Childhood Leukemia Foundation. Other, 12/2010.
  • Yi, J. (2010). Child Maltreatment: Introduction (2nd ed.). [Review of the book]. Traumatology, 16, 27-28. Published, 06/2010.
  • Yi, J. (2010). Book review of My Sister’s Keeper. AOSW newsletter. Published, 06/2010.
  • Yi, J., & Zebrack, B. (2010). Self-portraits of families with young adult cancer survivors: using photovoice methodology. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 28, 219-243. Published, 01/2010.
  • Brown, S., Smith, D., Schulz, R., Kabeto, M., Ubel, P., Poulin, M., Yi, J., Kim, C., & Langa, K. (2009). Caregiving Behavior is Associated with Decreased Mortality Risk. Psychological Science, 20(4), 488-494. Published, 11/2009.
  • Lim, J. W., & Yi, J. (2009). The Effects of Religiosity, Spirituality and Social Support on Quality of Life: A Comparison between Korean-American and Korean Breast and Gynecological Cancer Survivors. Oncology Nursing Forum, 36(6), 699-708. Published, 08/2009.
  • Yi, J. (2009). Cultural Influences on the Survivorship of Families Affected by Childhood Cancer: A Case for Using Family Systems Theories. Families, Systems, and Health, 27(3), 228-236. Published, 07/2009.
  • Yi, J. (2008). Fallacies of Development – Crises of Human and Social Development: The End of Hubris. [Review of the book]. Social Development Issues, 30(2), 119-120. Published, 07/2008.
  • Yi, J. (2008). Racial Diversity and Social Capital. [Review of the book]. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 35 (4), 182-183. Published, 05/2008.
  • Zebrack, B. J., Yi, J., Peterson, L., & Ganz, P. A. (2008). The impact of cancer and quality of life for long-term survivors. Psycho-Oncology, 17(9), 891-900. Published, 03/2008.
  • Lim, J. W., Yi, J., & Zebrack, B. J. (2008). Acculturation, social support, and quality of life for Korean Immigrant Breast and Gynaecological cancer survivors. Ethnicity and Health, 13(3), 243-260. Published, 02/2008.
  • Yi, J. (2005). Time to break the silience. Korean Michigan Weekly. Other, 06/2005.