SangJune Kim

SangJune Kim

PhD Candidate

Department of Health Policy

About me

SangJune Kim is a PhD student in the Department of Health Policy. Before coming to LSE, he worked as a Clinician in a geriatric hospital for two and a half years. He also served in the South Korean army as a combat medic. He was a Research Assistant at the Institute of Health and Korean Reunification.



SangJune Kim's primary interest centers on universal health coverage through better health financing. At the moment, he is looking at the interplay between social health insurance and private health insurance, the effect of long-term care on the medical utilisation, and hospital behaviour in response to the change in the payment system.

Primary supervisor: Professor Elias Mossialos

Secondary supervisor: Dr Joan Costa-Font



BSc Bioscience, Seoul National University, South Korea

MD, Seoul National University, South Korea. Dissertation “Essay on HIV infection in the migrant women; 20 cases in Seoul National University Hospital."

MSc London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Dissertation: “Multimorbidity in South Korea; focusing on prevalence, pattern, health utilisation and cost."



South Korean government scholarship, 2016/17

LSE Department of Health Policy scholarship, 2017/8