Dr. Hojoong Kim is Professor of Medicine at Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and Samsung Medical Center. Dr. Kim is a member of the Korean Medical Association, the Korean Society of Tuberculosis and Pulmonary Disease, as well as a member of international organizations such as the International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer, World Association for Bronchology, and the Asian Pacific Association for Bronchology. Although a major focus of his research and clinical activity has been in the field of Bronchology, Lung Cancer and Pulmonary Hypertension, Dr. Kim has also considerable expertise in IRB, Human Research Protection Plan and Safety issues in hospital management. Dr. Kim was appointed as a Congress President of 5th APCB held in Seoul, Korea at 2013.
2000.3 – 2006.2 M.D. College of Medicine, CHA University
2008.3 – 2010.2 M.S. College of Medicine, Graduate School, CHA University
2010.3 – 2017.2 Ph.D College of Medicine, Graduate School, CHA University
2006.3-2007.2 Internship in Bundang CHA Hospital
2007.3-2011.2 Residency in Department of Internal Medicine in Bundang CHA Hospital
2011.3-2012.5 Fellowship of Pulmonary and Critical care medicine in Asan Medical Center
2012.6-2014.2 Fellowship of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, in Ajou University hospital
2014.3-2022.2 Assistant Professor, Department of Pulmonology, Allergy and Critical care medicine, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University
2022.3-present Associate Professor, Department of Pulmonology, Allergy and Critical care medicine, CHA Bundang Medical Center, CHA University
Woo Jin Kim is Professor of Internal Medicine and Chief of Environmental Health Center of Kangwon National University Hospital in Korea. He graduated from Seoul National University of Korea, College of Medicine. He has main research interest in COPD and environmental lung health issues, particularly genetic, environmental and epigenetic effects on chronic respiratory disease. He is a member of Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease and American Thoracic Society and also serves as head of Environmental, Occupational Health and Epidemiology assembly of Asia-Pacific Society of Respirology. He works as an associate editor for Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease and BMC Pulm Med.
Dr. Kyung Soo Lee is a professor in the thoracic imaging section at the Department of Radiology in the Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine and in the Samsung ChangWon Hospital. His research interests focus on the diagnosis and management of lung cancer, interstitial lung disease, and pulmonary tuberculosis and nontuberculous mycobacterial pulmonary disease (NTM-PD). He is member of the Fleischner Society and an honorary member of European Society of Thoracic Imaging.
Prof. Jun-Pyo MYONG has carried out the education, research, medical treatment on Occupational and Environmental Medicine in Seoul St. Mary’s Hospital, College of Medicine, the Catholic University of Korea. He also has his sub-special as occupational and environmental respiratory diseases such as pneumoconiosis (Silicosis, Coal Workers’ pneumoconiosis, and asbestosis), Humidifier Disinfectant induced Lung disorder, etc. He has a broad backgrounds for Occupational and Environmental Respiratory diseases, with clinical aspects for Epidemiology, Preventive Medicine, Field Survey, and Big data analysis. As a deputy head of WHO CC for Occupational Health (KOR-09; CIMC), he is participating in many projects with researchers in many countries for occupational and environmental lung disease issues.
Yeon-Mok Oh is a professor of medicine at the Department of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea. In addition, he is a president of Obstructive Lung Disease Research Foundation in Korea.
Prof. Oh completed his medical degree at the Seoul National University College of Medicine in 1990, and subsequently underwent general internal medicine and pulmonary medicine training at the Seoul National University Hospital. From 2000 to 2002, he had a postdoctoral fellowship at Cardiovascular Research Institute, Univ. California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA. In addition, he was a visiting professor at Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA, USA. Prof. Oh earned his MS degree from the Seoul National University in 1994, and his PhD in 2006.
Prof. Oh is an authority on the respiratory diseases such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma and bronchiectasis. He is the author of more than 466 publications and the textbook which provides readers with an overview of COPD, the current understanding of its pathobiology, and a contemporary approach to diagnosis and treatment. Moreover, he has actively led the clinical trials for COPD, asthma and bronchiectasis based on clinical big data as the principal investigator.
Professor Hye Yun Park is a member of KATRD (Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease) and Korean Association of Internal Medicine. She has been under postdoctoral fellowship in UBC James Hogg Research Center the Institute for Heart and Lung Health in Canada from July 2011 to Sep 2013. She was awarded for Young Scheweitzer Award in 2009, for Best fellow presenter in internal medicine of Samsung medical center in 2010, and for LG future medical researcher in 2013. She has published over 100 SCI(E) articles (publications as first/corresponding author) mostly about COPD and asthma. She serves as the Associate Editor of European Respiratory Journal.
Full Name: Sunghoon Park
Job title: Professor
Institution: Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital
1992-1998 College of Medicine, Hallym University, Awarded M.D. Degree in Medicine
2000-2002 Graduate School, Hallym University, Awarded M. Msc Degree in
2007-2011 Graduate School, Hallym University, Awarded M. Doc Degree in Medicine
1998-1999: Internship, Hallym University Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Republic of Korea
1999-2003: Residency, Hallym University Kangdong Sacred Heart Hospital, Republic of Korea
2006-2008: Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Samsung Medical Center, Republic of Korea
2008-2013: Assistant Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Republic of Korea
2014 (1 year); Observational fellowship, ECMO program in NYPH/Columbia University Medical Center, New York, U.S.A.
2014-2020: Associated Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Republic of Korea
2021-present: Professor, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Hallym University Sacred Heart Hospital, Republic of Korea
Member of the Korean Association of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease (KATRD)
Board member of committee, The Korean Society of Critical Care Medicine (KSCCM)
Prof. Rhee is a member of editorial board of American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Journal of COPD, BMC Pulmonary Medicine, Frontiers in Medicine, Journal of Thoracic Disease, Journal of Korean Medical Science, and Life. He is also a Deputy Editor of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases.
Prof. Rhee is a member of long-range planning committee of ERS Assembly 5. He is also a Chairperson of APSR Research Committee, Head of APSR COPD assembly, and a member of Planning and Action Committee on APSR Development. He is a member of steering committee of International Severe Asthma Registry. He is also a member of many committees of Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease.
Prof. Rhee has published 250 SCI(E) articles (98 publications as first/corresponding author). The focus of his research is COPD and asthma.