Yoonhee P. Ha, MSc, MPhil

Associate Fellow

MD-PhD Candidate, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

Public Health Interests

Behavioral Health, Digital Health, Epidemiology, Global Health

Current Public-Health Related Activities

Independent research Volunteer, Unity Clinic Campus Liaison, American Public Health Association-Student Assembly

Select Publications:

Austin S Kilaru, Zachary F Meisel, Breah Paciotti, Yoonhee P Ha, Robert J Smith, Benjamin L Ranard, Raina M Merchant. What do patients say about emergency departments in online reviews? A qualitative study. BMJ Qual Saf bmjqs-2015-004035Published Online First: 24 July 2015 doi:10.1136/bmjqs-2015-004035

Merchant RM, Griffis H, Ha YP, Sellers A, Hershey JC, Hill SH, Kramer-Golinkoff E, Debski MM, Padrez KA, Becker LB, Asch DA. Hidden in plain sight: a crowdsourced public art contest to make automated external defibrillators more visible. Am J Public Health. 2014 Dec;104(12):2306-12. doi: 10.2105/AJPH.2014.302211. Epub 2014 Oct 16. (Featured on issue cover.)

Mgbako OU*, Ha YP*, Ranard BL, Hypolite KA, Sellers AM, Nadkarni LD, Becker LB, Asch DA, Merchant RM. Defibrillation in the movies: a missed opportunity for public health education. Resuscitation. 2014 Sep 18. pii: S0300-9572(14)00746-1. doi: 10.1016/j.resuscitation.2014.09.005. [Epub ahead of print].(*These authors are joint first authors and contributed equally to this work.)

Ranard BL, Ha YP, Meisel ZF, Asch DA, Hill SS, Becker LB, Seymour AK, Merchant RM. Crowdsourcing -harnessing the masses to advance health and medicine, a systematic review. J Gen Intern Med. 2014 Jan;29(1):187-203. doi: 10.1007/s11606-013-2536-8. Epub 2013 Jul 11. Review.

Ha YP, Hurt LS, Tawiah-Agyemang C, Kirkwood BR, Edmond KM. Effect of socioeconomic deprivation and health service utilisation on antepartum and intrapartum stillbirth: population cohort study from rural Ghana. PLoS One. 2012. 7(7): e39050. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0039050. Epub 2012 Jul 13.