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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 the 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 Graduate School of Public Health)

Dr. Kim Myoung-hee (Director, Center for Health Equity Research, PHI)

Mr. Kang Joo-sung (President, Health Right Network)

Dr. Park Hye-kyung (President, Korean Pharmacists for Democratic Society)

Dr. Choi Sun-im  (Professor, JEI University, Department of Nursing)

Dr. Jeong Baek-geun (Professor, Gyeongsang National University, College of Medicine)

Dr. Park Chan-byung (Director, Seoul Metropolitan Seobuk Hospital)

Ms. Yoo Ji-Hyun (Chair, Korean Health and Medical Worker’s Union)

 

Audit Committee

Mr. Lee Moon-seob (Certified Tax Accountant)

Ms. Jeong Hye-seung (Lawyer)

 

Staffs

 

Director

Kim Chang-yup (Professor, Seoul National University Graduate 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

Kim Sun, Ph.D

Health Policy and Management, Health Economics

 

Kim Seong-yi, MA, MPH, Ph.D Candidate

Health Policy

 

Center for Globalization and Health Research

Choi Hong-jo, MD, MPH, Ph.D

Public Health and Health Policy

 

Center for Gender and Health Research

Kim Sae-rom, MD, Ph.D

Health Policy

 

Center for Community Health Research

Kim Jung-woo, MPH

Public Health

 

Young Fellow

 

 

Invited Researchers

Dr. Lee Hyun-ok

Dr. Kim Kyung-il

Mr. Song Hyeon-seong

 

MAIN AREAS OF RESEARCH

Rights to Health and Social Justice

Health Reform and Policies

Civil Society and Health-related Activities

Inequity in Health