Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts/PAO
Miyoung Hong joins the College of Liberal Arts as an assistant professor of Interior Design in the Department of Art and Design while completing her PhD in Design, Environment and the Arts from Arizona State University. She received her bachelor and master degrees in interior design from Oklahoma State University.
Hong won a dissertation fellowship in 2012 from Arizona State University and is examining the impact of Florence Nightingale’s theory of patient-centered design upon the evolving healthcare/healing environment in Arizona. Her research focuses on user-centered design, healthcare/healing interior environment, and evidence-based design process to create environments for people’s well-being. Other interests include Alzheimer’s disease, baby-boomers, environmental psychology, cultural influences in healthcare settings, and evolution of nursing stations.