Ryan Suk, PhD, MS


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Assistant Professor
Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing, Emory University
Research Program
Cancer Prevention and Control


Ryan Suk, PhD, MS, is an assistant professor at the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing of Emory University. A health economist by training, Dr. Suk's primary focus is on addressing limited resources and health inequity. Dr. Suk is a member of the Cancer Prevention and Control Research Program at Winship Cancer Institute of Emory University.


Dr. Suk received a bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Korea University in Seoul, South Korea, a master's degree in Economics from the University of Utah in Salt Lake City, and a PhD in Health Economics from The University of Texas Health Science Center School of Public Health in Houston. Before joining Emory School of Nursing, she served as an assistant professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and at UTHealth School of Public Health.


Dr. Suk's research involves leveraging large-scale datasets and decision modeling for economic evaluation to gain insights into the equity and efficiency of healthcare interventions. Her research focuses on HPV-associated cancer prevention and control, with a particular emphasis on multi-level social determinants of health, LGBTQIA+ health, and underrepresented populations in cancer research. She is interested in using AI-driven decision support tools for cancer prevention and control as well as employing distributional cost-effectiveness analysis to address health inequities.


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