H-E-B School of Business & Administration Dr. Forest Kim

Forest Kim, Ph.D., FACHE

MHA Director

Phone: 210-832-5626
Office: GB 205

Research Foci:

Health Services Research, Program Evaluation, Educational Outcomes

Family & Hobbies: 

Married to Emme Kim, who I've known since 2nd grade; have three daughters; enjoy traveling, exercise and time spent with family and friends.


  • Academic Background 

    Ph.D. in Health Services Research from University of Washington

    M.H.A. from Baylor University

    M.B.A. from UTSA

    M.A. in Organization Research from Chapman University

    B.S. in Physiological Sciences from UCLA

  • Courses Taught 

    Quantitative Analysis

    Epidemiology/Population Health

  • Recent Intellectual Contributions 

    Beauvais, B., Kim, F., Cuyler, M., Richter, J., Johnson, L., Mangelsdorff, A.D. (2016). Developing the BEAR - assessing student competency development in graduate health management education. Journal of Health Administration Education, 33 (3), 377-392.

    Childs, J. D., Fritz, J. M., Wu, S. S., Flynn, T. W., Wainner, R. S., Robertson, E. K., Kim, F. S., & George, S. Z. (2015). Implications of early and guideline adherent physical therapy for low back pain on utilization and costs. BMC health services research, 15(1), 150.

    Fandre, M., McKenna, C., Beauvais, B., Kim, F., & Mangelsdorff, A.D. (2014). Patient centered medical home implementation effects on emergency room utilization: A case study. Hospital Topics, 92(3):1-7.

  • Work Experience 

    Brooke Army Medical Center, Health Administrator, 3 years

    Madigan Army Medical Center, Health Administrator, 4 years

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