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Scott Choi, BSN, RN

Scott Choi

Doctoral Type:

PhD Student




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. 


Dissertation Focus

Geriatrics, health disparities in older adults, aging in place

Major Achievement(s)

  • JHU School of Nursing Scholarship 2013-2014