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Minji Michelle Kang, MPH

Doctoral Student

Community Health Sciences

Maternal and Child Health

Pronouns: She/Her/Hers


Minji is a doctoral student in the department of Community Health Sciences (Maternal and Child Health concentration). She received her BS in Neuroscience (2015) and her MPH in Health Behavior and Health Education (2018) from the University of Michigan. Prior to the program, she worked on research monitoring the effects of diethylstilbestrol on pregnant women and their children from the 1950’s, contraception care access, and breast cancer. Her research areas of interest are reproductive justice, patient-provider relationship, implicit bias, and contraception.

Selected Publications

Kang, M., Hasan, Y., Waller, J., Saulsberry, L., Huo, D. (2021) “Has hypofractionated whole breast radiation therapy become standard of care in the United States? An updated report from National Cancer Database” Clinical Breast Cancer, 16(9). doi: 10.1016/j.clbc.2021.05.016

Kang, M., Guetterman, T., Prussack, J., Ursu, A., & Wu, J.P. (2019) “Providing contraceptive care for women with medical conditions: A qualitative study to identify potential best practices for primary care physicians.” Family Medicine, 51(7): 559-566. doi: 10.22454/FamMed.2019.499467

Wu, J.P., Damschroder, L.J., Fetters, M.D., Zikmund-Fisher, B.J., Crabtree, B.F., Hudson, S.V., Ruffin, M.T., Fucinari, J., Kang, M., Taichman S.L., Creswell, J.W. (2018) “A web-based decision tool to improve contraceptive counseling for women with chronic medical conditions in primary care: Protocol for a mixed methods implementation study.” JMIR Research Protocols, 7(4): e107. doi:10.2196/resprot.9249.


University of Michigan, Master of Public Health (Health Behavior and Health Education), 2018
University of Michigan, Bachelor of Science (Neuroscience), 2015

Selected Presentations

Ling, V., Kang, M., Nguyen, B., McGowan, M., Peahl, A., Moniz, M. (2022) “A Systematic Review of Patient Reported Outcomes to Inform Women’s Health Quality Improvement”. Poster presented at the 2022 ACOG Annual Clinical and Scientific Meeting, San Diego, CA.

Huo, D., Kang, M., Saulsberry, L., Hasan, Y. (2019) “Has hypofractionated whole breast radiation therapy become standard of care in the United States? An updated report from National Cancer Database”. Poster accepted and presented at the 2019 San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium, San Antonio, TX.

Wu, JP., Taichman, LS., Kang, M., Zikmund-Fisher, B. “A novel, theory-driven contraceptive decision tool for women with medical conditions: A mixed methods approach to intervention design”. Poster presented at the 2019 Society of Family Planning Annual Conference, Los Angeles, CA