Associate Professor of Nursing
B.S.N., Inje University, 2001
M.S.N. Seoul Nation University, 2006
Ph.D., Duke University, 2011
Office: SHS 221
Dr. Bomin Shim comes to Seattle Pacific University from Durham, North Carolina, where she received her PhD in Nursing at Duke University. She is originally from South Korea, and received her MSN in Gerontological Nursing from Seoul National University before moving to the US in 2006. She spent seven of her childhood years in Baton Rouge, Louisiana while her parents completed their PhDs, and loves and misses the Cajun food.
Dr. Shim’s primary teaching is in the Medical-Surgical theory and practicum courses. She also teaches Nursing Research. Her research focus has been in diabetes self-management of older adults and dementia caregiving, and has presented her work at regional and national conferences. Currently she is investigating character development in undergraduate nursing students.