Peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals


25. Heo, S., Chen, C., Kim, H., Sabath, B., Dominici, F., Warren, J. L., Di, Q., Schwartz, J., & Bell, M. L. (Accepted) Temporal changes in associations between high temperature and hospitalizations by greenspace: analysis in 40 U.S. northeast counties, Environment International

24. Kim, H., Zanobetti A., & Bell, M. L. (Accepted) Temporal transition of racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 outcomes in 3108 counties of the United States: a cross-sectional study for three phases from January to December, 2020, Science of The Total Environment.

23. Kim, H., Bell, M. L. (In press) Air pollution and COVID-19 mortality in New York City, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine

22. Kim, H., Bell, M. L., & Lee, J. T. (2021) Multi-dimensional community characteristics in linking particulate matter pollution and cause-specific mortality: 72 communities of South Korea, Environmental Research, 196, 110989

21. Lee, W., Kim, H., Choi, H. M., Heo, S., Fong, K. C., Yang, J., Park, C., Kim, H., & Bell, M. L. (2021) Urban environments and COVID-19 in three eastern states of the United States, Science of The Total Environment, 779, 146334

20. Kim, H., Lee, J. T., Fong, K. C., & Bell, M. L. (2021) Alternative adjustment for seasonality and long-term time-trend in time-series analysis for long-term environmental exposures and disease counts. BMC Medical Research Methodology. 21, 2

19. Kim, H., Byun, G., Choi, Y., Kim, S., Kim, S., Lee, J. T. (2021) Effects of long-term exposure to air pollution on all-cause mortality and cause-specific mortality in seven major cities of South Korea: Korean National Health and Nutritional Examination Surveys with mortality follow-up. Environmental Research, 192, 110290


18. Kim, H., Lee, J. T. (2020) Inter-mortality displacement hypothesis and short-term effect of air pollution on mortality in seven major cities of South Korea: a time-series analysis. International Journal of Epidemiology, dyaa181

17. Lee, W., Hwang, S. S., Song, I., Park, C., Kim, H., Song, I., … & Kim, H. (2020). COVID-19 in South Korea: epidemiological and spatiotemporal patterns of the spread and the role of aggressive diagnostic tests in the early phase. International Journal of Epidemiology, dyaa119

16. Son, J. Y., Fong, K. C., Heo, S., Kim, H., Lim, C. C., & Bell, M. L. (2020). Reductions in mortality resulting from reduced air pollution levels due to COVID-19 mitigation measures. Science of The Total Environment, 141012.

15. Kim, H., Yu, S., & Choi, H. (2020). Effects of particulate air pollution on tuberculosis development in seven major cities of Korea from 2010 to 2016: methodological considerations involving long-term exposure and time lag. Epidemiology and Health42.


14. Kim, H., Kim, H., & Lee, J. T. (2019). Effect of air pollutant emission reduction policies on hospital visits for asthma in Seoul, Korea; Quasi-experimental study. Environment International132, 104954.

13. Kim, H., Kim, H., Byun, G., Choi, Y., Song, H., & Lee, J. T. (2019). Difference in temporal variation of temperature-related mortality risk in seven major South Korean cities spanning 1998–2013. Science of The Total Environment656, 986-996.

12. Sohn, M., Kim, H., Sung, H., Lee, Y., Choi, H., & Chung, H. (2019). Association of social deprivation and outdoor air pollution with pulmonary tuberculosis in spatiotemporal analysis. International Journal of Environmental Health Research29(6), 657-667.

11. Song, H., Lane, K. J., Kim, H., Kim, H., Byun, G., Le, M., … & Lee, J. T. (2019). Association between urban greenness and depressive symptoms: Evaluation of greenness using various indicators. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health16(2), 173.

10. Kim, H., Kim, H., & Lee, J. T. (2019). Spatial variation in lag structure in the short-term effects of air pollution on mortality in seven major South Korean cities, 2006–2013. Environment International125, 595-605.

9. Kim, S., Kim, H., & Lee, J. T. (2019). Interactions between ambient air particles and greenness on cause-specific mortality in seven Korean metropolitan cities, 2008–2016. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health16(10), 1866.

8. Byun, G., Kim, H., Choi, Y., & Lee, J. T. (2019). The difference in effect of ambient particles on mortality between days with and without yellow dust events: Using a larger dataset in Seoul, Korea from 1998 to 2015. Science of The Total Environment691, 819-826.

7. Kim, H., & Lee, J. T. (2019). On inferences about lag effects using lag models in air pollution time-series studies. Environmental Research171, 134-144.


6. Kim, H., Kim, H., & Lee, J. T. (2018). Assessing the cold temperature effect on hospital visit by allergic rhinitis in Seoul, Korea. Science of The Total Environment633, 938-945.

5. Choi, Y., Kim, H.*, & Lee, J. T.* (2018). Temporal variability of short term effects of PM10 on mortality in Seoul, Korea. Science of The Total Environment644, 122-128. *Co-corresponding

4. Kim, H., Kim, H., Park, Y. H., & Lee, J. T. (2017). Assessment of temporal variation for the risk of particulate matters on asthma hospitalization. Environmental Research156, 542-550.

3. Kim, H., Bell, M. L., & Lee, J. T. (2017). Does a lag-structure of temperature confound air pollution-lag-response relation? Simulation and application in 7 major cities, Korea (1998–2013). Environmental Research159, 531-538.

2. Kim, H., Kim, H., & Lee, J. T. (2015). Effects of ambient air particles on mortality in Seoul: have the effects changed over time?. Environmental Research140, 684-690.

1. Kim, H., Heo, J., Kim, H., & Lee, J. T. (2015). Has the impact of temperature on mortality really decreased over time?. Science of The Total Environment512, 74-81.