Noh, Hyunjin (Gina), PhD

Associate Professor
Hyunjin Noh
Contact Information Areas of Interest and Expertise
  • Aging and Healthcare
  • End of Life Care
  • Health Disparities
  • Qualitative Methods


  • BA, MA, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea
  • MSSW, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • PhD, University of Wisconsin-Madison


  • Oh, H., Noh, H., Sims, O., Guo, Y., & Sawyer, P. A comparison of urban and non-urban African American older adults on health-related characteristics. (2018). Social Work in Health Care, 57 (9), 762-773.
  • Kwak, J., & Noh, H. (2018). What Matters to Persons with Dementia at the End of Life: Perspectives of Proxy Decision-Makers (2018). Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing. 20 (5), 478-485.
  • Noh, H. (2017). Areas of control desired by patients and families referred to hospice care: perspectives of hospice admissions staff. Journal of Applied Gerontology.
  • Noh, H., Guo, Y., Halli-Tierney, A., & Anderson, K. G. (2017). Hospice staff perceptions of information needs among patients and families during hospice admissions visits. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing, 19(1), 82-88.
  • Noh, H., Kim, J., Sims, O. T., Ji, S., & Sawyer, P. (2016). Racial differences in associations of perceived health and social and physical activities with advance care planning, end-of-life concerns, and hospice knowledge. Am J Hosp Palliat Care. doi: 10.1177/1049909116677021
  • Kavanaugh, M. S., Noh, H., & Zhang, L. (2016). Caregiving youth knowledge and perceptions of parental end-of-life wishes in Huntington’s disease. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life & Palliative Care, 12(4), 348-365.
  • Noh, H. & Kwak, J. (2016). End-of-life decision making for persons with dementia: proxies’ perception of support. Dementia: the International Journal of Social Research and Practice. doi: 10.1177/1471301216648473. 
  • Noh, H., De Sayu, R., Anderson, K., & Ford, C. (2016). Community-based participatory research on issues around palliative and end-of-life care: literature review. Journal of Hospice & Palliative Nursing.18(3), 249-255.
  • Burgio, K. L., Williams, B. R., Dionne-Odom, J. N., Redden, D. T., Noh, H., Goode, P. S., Kvale, E., Bakitas, M., & Bailey, F. A. (2016). Racial differences in processes of care at end of life in VA medical centers: planned secondary analysis of data from the BEACON trial. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 19(2), 157-163.
  • Allen, R. S., Noh, H., Beck, L. N., & Smith, L. J. (2016). Caring for individuals nearing the end of life. In L. D. Burgio, J. E. Gaugler & D. Algase (Eds.), The Spectrum of Family Caregiving for Adults and Elders with Chronic Conditions. New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Williams, B., Amos, B., Noh, H., Woodby, L., Wittich, A., & Burgio, K. (2015). “I was ready to take him home”: next-of-kin’s accounts of loved one’s death before planned hospice discharge in Veterans Affairs medical centers. Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care. 11(1), 50-73.
  • Kavanaugh, M.S., Noh, H., & Studer, L.(2014). “It’d be nice if someone asked me how I was doing. Like, ’cause I will have an answer”: Exploring support needs of young carers of a parent with Huntington’s Disease. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, 1-14. doi:10.1080/17450128.2014.980370
  • Noh, H. (2014). Values Important to Terminally Ill African American Older Adults in Receiving Hospice Care. Journal of Social Work in End-Of-Life & Palliative Care, 10(4), 338-355. doi: 10.1080/15524256.2014.975317.
  • Noh, H., & Schroepfer, T.A. (2014). Terminally ill African American elders’ access to and use of hospice care. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. doi: 10.1177/1049909113518092.
  • Schroepfer, T.A., Waltz, A., Noh, H., Matloub, J., & Kue, V. (2010). Seeking to bridge two cultures: The Wisconsin Hmong cancer experience. Journal of Cancer Education, 25(4), 609-616.
  • Schroepfer, T. A., & Noh, H. (2010). Terminally ill elders’ anticipation of support in their dying process.  Journal of Social Work in End-of-Life and Palliative Care, 6(1-2), 73-90.
  • Schroepfer, T. A., Noh, H., & Kavanaugh, M. (2009). The myriad strategies for seeking control in the dying process.  The Gerontologist, 49(6), 755-766.