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Scott Choi: Doctoral Nursing Students

Scott Choi, BSN, RN

PhD Alumni
Scott Choi
Advisor(s): Laura N. Gitlin, PhD


Scott Choi came to nursing as a second career in 2011 after several years of working in advertising and communications. He earned a BSN at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and worked at N.C. Neurosciences Hospital as a staff nurse. His research focuses on geriatrics, mental health disparities in Asian-Americans, depression treatments, quality of life of persons with dementia, and functional difficulties among older adults. Dr. Choi is now an Assistant Professor at Towson University.


Dissertation Focus

Geriatrics, health disparities in older adults, aging in place

Major Achievement(s)

  • JHU School of Nursing Scholarship 2013-2014