Sung Choi, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Global Health Management and Informatics

Office: DPAC Suite 401

Phone: 407-823-2369

Professional Summary

Dr. Sung Choi received a doctorate in health services research, policy and administration at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health and recently completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Vanderbilt’s Owen Graduate School of Management exploring the U.S. healthcare system through economics and data. Dr. Choi is currently investigating the impact of health data breaches on hospitals and patients.

Office Hours

Tuesday: 11 am – 1 pm
Wednesday: 11 am – 2 pm


Degree: PhD
University: University of Minnesota

Areas of Expertise

  • Health economics
  • Health services research
  • Health data privacy

Research Interests

  • Health information technology
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data breaches

Recent Publications

Lee, & Choi. (2021). Hospital Productivity After Data Breaches: Difference-in-Differences Analysis. JMIR, Forthcoming.

Choi, S. J., Johnson, M. E., & Lee, J. (2020). An event study of data breaches and hospital IT spending. Health Policy and Technology, 9(3), 372–378. DOI

Choi, S. J., Johnson, M. E., & Lehmann, C. U. (2019). Data breach remediation efforts and their implications for hospital quality. Health Services Research, 54(5), 971–980. DOI

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Health Economists
  • AcademyHealth
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