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Chong-Jin Kim Honored for Achievements in Cardiology

Dr. Kim is the former president of the Korean Society of Hypertension

Dr. Kim has also held a variety of academic appointments since 1990.

    SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, April 24, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Chong-Jin Kim, MD, PhD, has been included in Marquis Who's Who. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

An expert in cardiology, Dr. Kim serves as a physician and professor with Kyung Hee University. As a respected voice in the medical community, he maintains involvement with a wide range of medical organizations, including the Korean Medical Association, the Korean Society of Internal Medicine, the Korean Society of Circulation, the Korean Society of Echocardiography, and the Korean Society of Lipidology. In addition, he is a member of the American Heart Association, the European Society of Cardiology, and the International Society of Hypertension. He is a former president of the Korean Society of Hypertension, as well as a former secretary general of the Organizing Committee of Hypertension Seoul 2016.

Throughout his career, Dr. Kim has authored numerous publications related to his areas of expertise. His most recent contributions include "Clinical outcome of statin plus ezetimibe versus high-intensity statin therapy in patients with acute myocardial infarction propensity-score matching analysis" in the International Journal of Cardiology, "Prevalence and Predictors of Multiple Coronary Plaque Ruptures: In Vivo 3-Vessel Optical Coherence" in Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, and "Pharmacoinvasive Strategy Versus Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention in Patients With ST-Segment-Elevation Myocardial Infarction: A Propensity Score-Matched Analysis" in Circulation-Cardiovascular Interventions.

In preparation of his career as a distinguished medical scientist, Dr. Kim attended Kyung Hee University, where he received an MD in 1980 and master's degree in the study of preventative medicine in 1987, also completing an internship with the school's medical center. He then completed a fellowship in cardiology and a residency in medicine with the Catholic University of Korea St. Paul's Hospital from 1988 to 1990, earning a PhD in cardiology with the school in 1993. Dr. Kim is certified in cardiology by the Korean Board of Internal Medicine.

A widely regarded educator, Dr. Kim has held a variety of academic appointments since 1990. Early in his career, he was recognized as a full-time instructor in cardiology with the Catholic University of Korea. During the next 20 years, he rose through the ranks as an assistant professor in cardiology, an associate professor in cardiology, and a professor in cardiology. Dr. Kim has served as a physician and professor of cardiology with Kyung Hee University since 2006, in addition to being recognized as the chair of the Cardiovascular Center, director of the Catheterization Lab, director of the International Health Care Center, and chair of the Committee of International Collaboration.

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