About Us

Medical Mission Center

Chin Yong Pak, M.D., M.A. 프로필 사진

Chin Yong Pak, M.D., M.A.

  • Director, Medical Mission Center
  • Yonsei University Health System
  • Yonsei Institute for Global Health


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.

Education & (Clinical) Experience

  • M.D., Yonsei University College of Medicine 1984
  • M.A., Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, U.S.A. 1998
  • Director and Professor, Central Research Laboratory, Mongolian National University of Medical Sciences, Mongolia 1998-2005
  • Mongolian Program Coordinator, Academic Exchange Program, Yonsei University Health System 1998-2005
  • Foreign Professor in Medical Education and Coordinator in International Programs, China Medical University, Shenyang, China 2007-2012

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Career Development Award, Juvenile Diabetes Foundation (JDF) International, New York, USA 1991-1994
  • Merit Award and Order of the Best Educator in Mongolia, Mongolian Association of University Professors, Mongolia 2004
  • Avison’s Award for Overseas Medical Services, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Korea 2004
  • Vice-President for Korean Council of Healing Mission 2017--present
  • Secretary General for Asian Christian Hospital Association 2018-- present