Dr. Mee Kum Kim is currently a professor in the Department of Ophthalmology for the College of Medicine at Seoul National University.
SEOUL, REPUBLIC OF KOREA, August 08, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Dr. Mee Kum Kim 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.
With more than 15 years of industry experience to her credit, Dr. Kim is currently a professor in the Department of Ophthalmology for the College of Medicine at Seoul National University. Prior to this appointment, she held the position of associate professor, clinical assistant professor, and part-time clinical professor in the Department of Ophthalmology for the College of Medicine at Seoul National University. Previously, she served John Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute and the Scripps Research Institute as a researcher. Dr. Kim began her career as an exclusive doctor for the Boramae Medical Center with the Seoul Metropolitan Government and Seoul National University from 2001 to 2002.
Before embarking on her professional path, Dr. Kim pursued an education at Seoul National University, earning a Doctor of Medicine, summa cum laude, from the College of Medicine in 1994. She continued her academic efforts with a Master of Science in 2001, also from the College of Medicine at Seoul National University. She concluded her studies at Seoul National University in 2003, graduating from the College of Medicine with a Doctor of Philosophy. Beyond these accomplishments, Dr. Kim was licensed to practice medicine in the Republic of Korea by the Korean Board of Ophthalmology.
In addition to her primary vocation, Dr. Kim remains affiliated with various organizations in relation to her areas of expertise. She maintained involvement with the Korean Association of Immunologists, the Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Korean External Eye Disease Society, and the Korean Contact Lens Study Society. She was also active with the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, and the American Association of Immunologists. Dr. Kim has found much success in her written works as well, having authored myriad articles for such esteemed journals as the Journal of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine, the American Journal of Transplantation, the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, and the Journal of Korean Medical Science, among many others.
In light of her exceptional undertakings, Dr. Kim has accrued several accolades throughout her impressive career. She has notably received the Tae-Jun Research Paper Award at the 96th Symposium of the Korean Ophthalmological Society in 2006, the Science Award at the 7th Symposium of the Korean Optometry Society in 2007, and the Yoon Won-Shik Award at the Ophthalmology Alumni Reunion at Seoul National University in 2007. Garnering a TOPCON Research Award in 2009, she had further received the Young Investigator Award at the 7th Catholic International Stem Cell Symposium in 2009, the Tae-Jun Most-Cited Index Paper Award at the 114th Symposium of the Korean Ophthalmological Society in 2015 and the Allergan Scientific Paper Award at the 117th Symposium of the Korean Ophthalmological Society in 2017. Most recently, Dr. Kim was presented with the Poster of Merit Award at the Annual Meeting of the Federation of Clinical Immunology Societies in 2018.
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