Dr Yesul (Yen) Kim

BA GradDip (Psychology) PhD

Manager, Research and Development

About Yen Kim

Dr Yen Kim is the Manager in Research and Development for the NTRI. She has a PhD in Neuroscience from Deakin University. She completed a research traineeship at the Mayo Clinic (MN, USA), working with a multidisciplinary team across neural engineering, psychiatry and translational neuroscience departments. To further her career in Health Care Project Management, she continued with professional education at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

Dr Kim commenced at the NTRI in 2017 where she started by managing major grants in the medical technology domain including resuscitation interface design and decision support platforms.

In her current role, she is responsible for engaging researchers, clinicians and external stakeholders to foster collaboration and provide guidance on research proposals, research project execution and funding opportunities. She identifies areas for innovation to establish and maintain partnerships with industry partners, government agencies and other health policy makers. Dr Kim is a key liaison between NTRI and the Central Clinical School Monash University, Monash Innovation team and the Monash Research Office, in order to oversee and ensure quality for all research and registries.

She holds an adjunct research fellow position at the Monash University with which she is able to supervise PhD and Biomedical Science Honours students. Dr Kim continues to pursue her particular research interest in medical device development with projects such as the Monash Technology Transformation Institute initiative.

Key Publications

Stress and decision-making in resuscitation: A systematic review

Resuscitation, 2019 Nov; 144:115-122.

Chris J Groombridge, Yesul Kim, Amit Maini, de Villiers Smit, Mark C Fitzgerald

Finger thoracostomy in patients with chest trauma performed by paramedics on a helicopter emergency medical service

Liam Hannon, Toby St Clair, Karen Smith, Mark Fitzgerald, Biswadev Mitra, Alexander Olaussen, John Moloney, George Braitberg, Rodney Judson, Warwick Teague, Nuala Quinn, Yesul Kim, Stephen Bernard

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