About Me

I am an assistant professor at the University of Central Florida Department of Health Management and Informatics. I received a doctorate in health services research, policy and administration at the University of Minnesota School of Public Health. My research interests include health economics, healthcare data security, and healthcare finance. My current work investigates the impact of health data breaches on hospitals and patients.

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Recent Works

  • Choi, SJ, Johnson, ME, Lehmann, CU. Data breach remediation efforts and their implications for hospital quality. Health Serv Res. 2019; 54: 971– 980. link

  • Choi, S. J., & Johnson, M. E. (2019). Understanding the relationship between data breaches and hospital advertising expenditures. The American journal of managed care, 25(1), e14-e20. link

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  • Assistant Professor, Department of Health Management and Informatics, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL, Aug 2018–Present

  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Vanderbilt Owen Graduate School of Management, Nashville, TN, Aug 2016–Jun 2018


  • Ph.D. Health Services Research, Policy and Administration — Area of Emphasis in Health Economics, University of Minnesota School of Public Health, Minneapolis, MN, Sep 2015

  • B.A. Biology, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, May 2007