Welcome Dr. Jong In Kim to International Journal of Aging Research

Dr. Jong In Kim
Professor and Chairman
Institute for Longevity Sciences, Wonkwang University, South Korea

Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Jong In Kim to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Aging Research.

Jong In Kim, Ph.D., is a chairman at Institute for Longevity Sciences and a professor in the Division of Social Welfare & Public Health Administration at Wonkwang University. He holds a Ph.D. at Seoul National University, South Korea. He is President of the Korean Society of Health and Welfare in 2015. He has been elected Dean of the College of Social Science and has been a Dean of the Graduate School of Health at WonKwang University. He has been also Chairman of the Korea Society of Dean Graduate School of Public Health. He has been a consulting member of The Presidential Commission on Policy Planning. He has extensive research experience as a Visiting professor at Harvard University, University of Auckland, University of Tokyo and Australian National University.

Research interests
Professor Kim’s research interests include health economics, costs of ageing, and longevity factors of centenarians.


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