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Kwon E-hyock

Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation Chairman

Date of Birth

  • July 13, 1923

Educational Background

1947
Graduated from College of Medicine, Seoul National University
1956
Graduated form School of Public Health, University of Minnesota(M.P.H)
1960
Received Doctoral Degree in Medical Science, Seoul National University(Ph.D.)

Career

1956 ~ 65
Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Seoul National University
1965 ~ 80
Professor, Seoul National University
1967~
Fellow, World Academy of Art and Science
1970
Dean, College of Medicine, Seoul National University
1976∼78
Dean, School of Public Health, Seoul National University
1979~80
General-Director, Seoul National University Hospital
1980 ~ 83
President, Seoul National University
1983 ~ 85
Minister, Ministry of Education, Korea
1985 ~ 88
President, Korea National University of Education
1988
Minister, Ministry of Health and Social Affairs, Korea
1989∼91
Chairman, Korea Green Cross Corp.
1990∼93
President, The Korean Federation of Science and Technology Societies
1991~92
Minister, Ministry of Environment, Korea
1992~96
President of the National Academy of Sciences, Korea
1995 ~
Director, the Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation
1996
Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Sungkyunkwan University
2016
Chairman of Seoul Peace Prize Cultural Foundation

Award

  • Freedom Medal of the U.S.
  • Science Award of March 1 Cultural Award
  • Order of Merit, Minnesota University
  • Order of Service Merit(Blue Stripes)
  • Order of Civil Merit(Mugunghwa Medal)

Publication

  • Population and Public Health