Professor of Pediatric Endocrinology, Metabolism and Genetics
Asan Medical Center Children’s Hospital, Seoul, South Korea
Han-Wook Yoo received his MD from the College of Medicine, Seoul National University in 1979, where he completed his clinical training as an intern and resident, followed by a clinical fellowship in pediatrics at Seoul National University Children’s Hospital in 1986. He furthered his clinical and research training with a postdoctoral fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, USA, and in 1992 he was certified as a clinical molecular geneticist by the American Board of Medical Genetics. In 1994, he joined the faculty of University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, in Seoul. In 2001, he became Chairman of the department of pediatrics. From 2009 until 2012, he served as the President of Asan Medical Center Children’s Hospital.
Professor Yoo has published more than 250 peer-reviewed articles. He has received several awards for his research and he is an active member of many international academic societies in the field of endocrinology and medical genetics. His main interests are focused on the characterization of molecular & functional defects of endocrine genetic disorders.
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