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The People’s Health Institute (PHI), a progressive non-profit research institute, was founded in 2006 based on the initiatives of health activists, researchers, and leaders of civic organizations. In accordance with vision, PHI generates and disseminates information to support people’s decision-making from the perspectives of social justice and equitable health.

 

VISIONS AND VALUES

 

The PHI envisions health for all and health with all, to be a national and international center for excellence in our research areas and be recognized nationally and internationally for our contribution towards more just and equitable health.

 

ORGANIZATION

 

Board of Directors

 

Dr. Kim Chang-yup (Chair and Director of PHI, Professor, Seoul National University School of Public Health)

Mr. Ahn Ki-jong (President, Korea Leukemia Patient Association)

Ms. Hyun Jeong-hee (Senior Vice-Chair, Korean Public & Social Services and Transportation Worker’s Union)

Dr. Kim Heegirl (Professor, Gacheon University, Department of Nursing)

Dr. Kim Kyoung-il (President, Seoul Dongbu Hospital)

Dr. Kim Yong-jin (President, Health Right Network)

Mr. Lee Chang-gon (Reporter, Hankyoreh News)

Dr. Song In-han (Professor, Yonsei University, Department of Social Welfare)

Ms. Song Mi-ok (Past President, Korean Pharmacists for Democratic Society)

Mr. Yang Bong-seok (Director, Patients’ Welfare Center)

 

Audit Committee

Mr. Lee Moon-seob (Certified Tax Accountant)

 

Staffs

 

Director

Kim Chang-yup (Professor, Seoul National University School of Public Health)

Health Policy, Health reform

 

Center for Health Equity Research

Kim Myoung-hee, MD, MPH, Ph.D

Epidemiology, Public Health

 

Center for Health Policy Research

Yoo Won-sup, MD, MPH, Ph.D

Health Policy and Management

 

Center for Globalization and Health Research

Kim Sun, MS, Ph.D

Health Policy and Management, Health Economics

 

Center for Community Health Research

June Kyung-ja (Professor, Soonchunhyang University, Public Health Nursing)

Seo Sang-hee, MA

Public Health, Child Welfare

 

Young Fellow

Park Yeo-ri, MA

Anthropology

Lee Ju-yeon, MS

Health Policy, Planning and Financing

 

Adjunct Researchers

Dr. Jeong Jin-joo (Ehwa Womans University, Gender and Health)

Dr. JeongChoi Kyung-hee (Ehwa Womans University, Social Epidemiology)

Dr. Seo Je-hee (Hanyang University, Epidemiology)

 

MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH

Rights to Health and Social Justice

Health Reform and Policies

Civil Society and Health-related Activities

Inequity in Health