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Boyoung Hwang, PhD, RN
Assistant Professor

Location: 4-940 Factor Building
Phone: (310) 825-6233
E-mail: bhwang@sonnet.ucla.edu

Faculty Research and Clinical Expertise

Research: Heart failure, cardiovascular disease, family caregiving, caregiver stress, cognitive behavioral therapy, salivary cortisol
Clinical: Cardiovascular nursing, mental health


N463 Tertiary Prevention and Care: Medical-Surgical/Gerontology I

Professional Activities

American Heart Association
Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing


Seoul National University, Korea, BSN, 1996, Nursing
Seoul National University, Korea, MSN, 2003, Nursing
University of California, San Francisco, PhD, 2010, Nursing

Honors and Awards

Finalist, Nursing Research Award, Heart Failure Society of America, 2010
Betty Irene Moore Doctoral Fellowship, Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation & University of California, San Francisco, 2007-2010


Hwang, B., Howie-Esquivel, J., Fleischmann, K., Stotts, N., Dracup, K. (2012). Family caregiving in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Heart & Lung, 41(1), 26-34.

Hwang, B., Fleischmann, K., Howie-Esquivel, J., Stotts, N., Dracup, K. (2011). Caregiving for patients with heart failure: Impact on patients' families. American Journal of Critical Care, 20(6), 431-442.

Hwang, B., Luttik, M. L., Dracup, K., & Jaarsma, T. (2010). Family caregiving for patients with heart failure: types of care provided and gender differences. Journal of Cardiac Failure, 16(5), 398-403.

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