Tsutomu TakeuchiMarch 7, 2017
Christopher T. RitchlinApril 22, 2018
Yeong-Wook Song, Korea
Yeong-Wook Song, MD, PhD
Yeong-Wook Song is Professor of Internal Medicine at the Seoul National University, College of Medicine, where he has been since 1988. Dr. Song received his medical degree from Seoul National University College of Medicine. His fellowship training in rheumatology was at University of California Los Angeles under the direction of Bevra Hahn. He was authored over 200 articles published in peer-reviewed journals. He is a fellow of the American College of Rheumatology, a former local Secretary General of Asia Pacific League against Rheumatism 2004, President of East Asian Group of Rheumatology, and a Chairman of the Board, Korean College Rheumatology. Currently he serves as a chairman of scientific committee of Asia Pacific League against Rheumatism; Vice Chairman of the Board, Korean Association of Internal Medicine. Dr. Song’s current research is on the genetics, pathogenesis and biomarkers of lupus, rheumatoid arthritis and myositis. He also provides consultations and long-term care for patients with rheumatic diseases. Among his awards are the Ellis-Dressner Award of the Southern California Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation and Young Investigator Award from Seoul National University Hospital.