Professor of the Department of Epidemiology and Biostatistics,
School of Public Health,
Seoul National University
Professor Ho Kim is the former Dean of the Graduate School of Public Health (2016 - 2019), Seoul National University. He earned his PhD in Biostatistics from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the U.S.A. and joined Seoul National University in 1998. His main research interests lie in climate change, air pollution and their health effects and in methodology developments using statistical models. Professor Kim is the former President of the Korean Society for Health Informatics and Statistics, current Vice-Presidents of the Korean Society for Epidemiology and the Korean Society of Climate Change. He is also an elected Fellow of the National Academy of Medicine of Korea. Professor Kim is the Editor of International Journal of Epidemiology and on the editorial boards of the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed papers on the international journals including The Lancet, Environmental Health Perspectives, Nature Planetary Health and Environment International with topics of air pollution, temperature, diurnal temperature range, mortality, kidney diseases, mental health, etc.