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Kang Seong-Kyu

E-mail: skk@kosha.net

Seong-Kyu Kang is Director General of Seoul Regional Office at the Korea Occupational Safety and Health (KOSHA). He graduated at the Medical College of ChungNam National University in Daejon in 1983 and completed his residency in Family Medicine at the Severance Hospital of Yonsei University in Seoul. He was an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer at the National Institute of Occupational
Safety and Health (NIOSH) in Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), USA from 1995 to 1997. He has worked for KOSHA since 1992 as Director of the Center for Occupational Disease Research, where he developed field investigation of occupational disease, the laboratory quality control program, and surveillance system. He served as Director of Occupational Health Department of KOSHA and Director General of OSHRI (Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute).
Dr. Kang is an executive member of the Korea Society of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and the Korean Society of Occupational and Environmental Hygienists. He serves as a board member of International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) in the period of 2009-2015. He is interested in the field of neurotoxicology, biological monitoring, and occupational health service and occupational injuries. He established a new international journal, SH@W (Safety and Health at Work). He has done a major role of hosting the 31st ICOH Congress to be held in Seoul in 2015.

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