December 18, 2017

Johng S. Rhim, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who
-- Dr. Rhim has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the fields of healthcare, research and higher education --

    POTOMAC, MD, December 18, 2017 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Johng S. Rhim, MD, with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Rhim celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. 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.

Dr. Rhim has served as an associate director and research professor of surgery in the department of surgery, the Center for Prostate Disease Research at the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, in Bethesda, MD, a state-of-the-art translational research program that studies prostate cancer and prostate disease in the military healthcare system. Working in this capacity since 1999, he has also been a research professor in the department of surgery since 2000. Dr. Rhim spent 12 years as a project director of cancer research at Microbiology Associates, and 20 years as a senior investigator for the National Cancer Institute, both located in Bethesda, MD. He is an internationally recognized pioneer in the field of human cell transformation and his success in the development of cell culture systems has opened this field to the analysis of cellular, molecular and genetic mechanism of actions of chemical carcinogens, oncogenes and radiation.

Earning an MD at Seoul National University College of Medicine in the Republic of Korea, Dr. Rhim came to the United States in 1958. He quickly began serving as a research fellow at the Children's Hospital Research Foundation in Cincinnati, OH, then worked in the same capacity at Baylor University College of Medicine in Houston, TX, for another two years. A research associate for the Graduate School of Public Health at the University of Pittsburg and at Louisiana State University Academy of Medicine thereafter, he subsequently spent two years as a visiting scientist at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institute of Health, from 1964 to 1966.

In addition to his faculty appointments at Uniformed Services University, Dr. Rhim has also been a longtime adjunct professor at Georgetown University Medical Center in Washington, DC, since 1988. He has also served as an editor for "Neoplastic Transformation in Human Cell Culture" numerous times, was on the editorial board for several journals, including the "International Journal of Oncology Prostate Cancer and Prostate Disease," and has contributed more than 300 articles, book chapters, and patented works to his field.

A longtime member of several organizations, including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Medical Association, and the American Association of Cancer Research, Dr. Rhim is a patentee holder in his field who has been cited in numerous issues of Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Medicine and Healthcare, and Who's Who in Science and Engineering since 1999. Married since 1962, Dr. Rhim has six children.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Johng S. Rhim, MD, has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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