Soowon Kim holds a PhD in Nutrition Epidemiology from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, School of Public Health. Her postdoctoral training at the University of California, San Francisco through the W.K. Kellogg Scholars in Health Disparities Program focused on disparities in and social determinants of health.
She has been with the Stanford Health Improvement Program (HIP) since 2005. She evaluates health promotion efforts conducted at HIP and in the extended community and oversees LeadWell training programs. Her work is committed to improving the health of every individual, including those who are disadvantaged. She is a nominated inductee of Delta Omega, the honorary society in public health, a member of the American Society for Nutrition and American Public Health Association, and an Associate Certified Coach through the International Coach Federation (ICF).