Bang Hyun (Bryan) Kim, PhD

Bang Hyun (Bryan) Kim, PhD

Bryan (Bang) Kim PhD

Adjunct Instructor, Kinesiology


BS, University of Florida (Psychology)

MS, University of Florida (Applied Physiology and Kinesiology)

PhD, Temple University (Kinesiology)

Research Interests

Exercise interventions for cancer prevention and control

Health Disparities

Energy balance, Health promotion research



Dr. Kim has a training background in exercise psychology/physiology.  His main research interest focuses on developing and implementing clinical research studies that encourages underserved racial and ethnic minorities to participate in clinical trials and to educate and promote healthy active lifestyles.

Selected Scholarly Activity

Kim, B. H., Wallington, S. F., Makambi, K. H., & Adams-Campbell, L. L. (2014; In press). Social networks and physical activity behaviors among cancer survivors: Data from the 2005 Health Information National Trends Survey. Journal of Health Communications.

Kim B. H., & Glanz, K. (2013). A motivational text messaging walking program for older African Americans: A pilot study. American Journal of Preventive Medicine, 44, 71-5.

Kim B. H., Glanz, K., & Nehl, E. J. (2012). Vitamin d beliefs and associations with sunburns, sun exposure, and sun protection. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 9(7), 2386-95.

Kim B. H., Newton R. A., Sachs, M. L., Glutting, J. J., & Glanz, K. (2012). Effect of guided relaxation and imagery on falls self-efficacy: a randomized controlled trial. Journal of American Geriatrics Society, 60(6), 1109-14.

Kim B. H., Newton R, Sachs M, & Glutting J. (2011). Investigating the effectiveness of guided relaxation and exercise imagery in changing self-reported leisure-time exercise behaviors for older adults. Journal of Aging and Physical Activity, 19, 137-46.

Lepore, S.J., Shejwal, B., Kim, B.H., & Evans, G.W. (2010) Associations between chronic community noise exposure and blood pressure at rest and during acute noise and non-noise stressors among urban school children in India. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 7, 3457-66.

Kim, B. H., & Giacobbi, P. R., Jr. (2009). The use of exercise-related mental imagery by middle-aged adults. Journal of Imagery Research in Sport and Physical Activity, 4 (1). Available at:

Professional Information

Assistant Professor, Department of Oncology
Minority Health & Health Disparities Research
Lombardi Comprehensive Cancer Center
Georgetown University

Contact Information

Office location: Samson College of Health Sciences
Mailing address: University of the Sciences
600 S. 43rd St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office Phone: 215.596.8693
Office Fax: 215.596.7598

b [dot] kim [at] usciences [dot] edu