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Dawon Baik

Dawon Baik PhD, RN

Assistant Professor Affiliate Faculty, Department of Biomedical Informatics, School of Medicine
  • College of Nursing

Email Address:dawon.baik@cuanschutz.edu

Primary Phone:303-724-1263

Mailing Address:
  • CU Anschutz

Education II North

13120 East 19th Avenue

Aurora, CO 80045

Dawon Baik joined the University of Colorado College of Nursing as an Assistant Professor in September 2019. Prior to joining the faculty, she completed a two-year post-doctoral NIH/NINR T32 fellowship, Health Disparities through Informatics, at Columbia University in August 2019.

Her research interest focuses on improving the health and well-being of older adults with chronic disease (e.g., heart failure, dementia) and their family care partners through the use of digital health-supported, health-promotion interventions.

Dr. Baik has received multiple prestigious fellowship and research awards during her career, including the Sigma Theta Tau International small grant, the Hester McLaws Research Award at the University of Washington in 2016-2017, an NIH/NINR T32 biomedical informatics post-doctoral fellowship at Columbia University in 2017-2019 and the Visiting Nurse Service of New York pilot grant in 2018-2019. Dr. Baik is a PI on a NIH/NIA K23 award (2022-2027) and Dean’s Intramural Award (2022-2023).

Dr. Baik is also an active member of the American Heart Association (AHA), the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), and the Western Institute of Nursing (WIN).

Education, Licensure & Certifications

  • Postdoc in Biomedical and Health Informatics, Columbia University, New York, 2019
  • PhD in Nursing Science, University of Washington, Seattle, 2017
  • Master's in Nursing Science, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, 2012
  • Bachelor's in Nursing Science, Chung-Ang University, Seoul, 2008


  • K23 NIH/NIA Digital Health Physical Activity Program for Older Family Care Partners of Patients with Heart Failure, University of Colorado 2022-2027
  • T32 NIH/NINR Health Disparities through Informatics, Columbia University 2017-2019
  • Hall Memorial Fellowship, School of Nursing, University of Washington 2016-2017
  • Hester McLaws Research Award, University of Washington 2016-2017
  • Inductee, Sigma Theta Tau International 2015
  • Lillian and James Arms Fellowship, University of Washington 2015
  • Pfeiffer Fellowship, University of Washington 2014
  • Outstanding Graduate Award, Chung-Ang University 2008

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