Myunghoon (Hoonie) Kim

Snapshot of Hoonie Kim

Myunghoon Kim
B.A. Chemistry
  • Chemistry
After Carroll
Medical School, Penn State

Class of: 2014

During his time at Carroll, Chemistry major Myunghoon (Hoonie) Kim (class of 2014) worked with Dr. Caroline Pharr on the design, synthesis, and characterization of novel organic molecules that have potential applications in new technologies.  During that time he was awarded four ARES (Awards for Research in Engineering and Science) grants from the Montana Space Grant Consortium, which he used to pay his way to anational conference and to be compensated for his time working as an undergraduate researcher.  Hoonie presented his research results at the National Meeting of the American Chemical Society in New Orleans, LA in the spring of 2013.   Hoonie gave several talks and posters during his time at Carroll, and won the best undergraduate presentation at the Montana American Chemical Society Meeting in the Spring of 2013. 

Hoonie graduated in the Spring of 2014, and went on to a prestigious internship at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) where he was a research fellow for the National Center for the Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) in Bethesda, Maryland.  He worked at NIH for two years, this past fall (2016) began medical school at Penn State. 

Hometown: Olympia, WA