Chin Yong Pak, M.D., M.A.
Dr. Pak graduated from Yonsei University College of Medicine and worked in the Faculty of Medicine, University Of Calgary, Canada, researching triggering factors for Type 1 diabetes mellitus from 1984 to 1995. He then studied theology at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, U.S.A., from 1995 to 1998. Dr. Pak served as a missionary in Mongolia and China from 1998 to 2005, teaching at the Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences and China Medical University. Since 2005, he has traveled to many countries, such as India, Vietnam, Kenya, Tanzania, Ethiopia, etc., to carry out the mission programs of Yonsei Medical Mission Center and to teach medical students. He then realized the need to teach global health issues and train cross-cultural leadership for the next generations. He established the Yonsei Global Health Leadership Course in 2014 with funding from the United Board for Christian Higher Education in Asia. He is now the director of the Medical Mission Center of Yonsei University Health System.