Sangchul Yoon, PhD, MD
Dr. Yoon is associate research professor in the Department of Medical Humanities and Social Sciences at Yonsei University College of Medicine in Seoul, South Korea. He is joining us as visiting associate professor while he pursues research on the impact of cataract surgery on a rural development program in Malawi as well as surgical issues in women’s health in various low- and middle-income countries. Prof. Yoon will work with the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) team on development of National Surgical, Obstetric and Anesthesia Planning (NSOAP) for Southeast Asian countries, focusing on Vietnam, where he has worked on global health projects. He also will contribute to mentoring PGSSC research fellows and visiting graduate students.