Min-Woong Sohn, PhD
F. Douglas Scutchfield Professor
760 Press Avenue
Room 362
Lexington, KY 40536
Contact: | 859-562-2176



PhD, Sociology

The University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois


MA, Sociology

The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia


BA, Spanish Language and Literature

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea


Dr. Min-Woong Sohn is Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy and the F. Douglas Scutchfield Endowed Chair in the Health Services and Systems Research. Dr. Sohn earned his Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Chicago. His research focuses on diabetes outcomes, surgical outcomes, sleep and its relationship to metabolic diseases, comparative effectiveness of clinical and policy interventions, racial and ethnic disparities in access to care, utilization, and health outcomes. Recently, he was awarded an R01 grant funding from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to study disparities in the utilization of diabetes preventive care in the Diabetes Belt and surrounding areas.

Research Interests:
  • Diabetes outcomes
  • Surgical outcomes
  • Sleep, blood pressure and cardiovascular outcomes
  • Comparative effectiveness research
  • Racial and ethnic disparities
  • Geographic variations in care utilization and outcomes
  • Access to care
Published Work: