Prof Chungkwon Yoo

Korea University Hospital

Affiliation: Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Korea University Hospital, Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Areas of Interest: Intraocular Pressure – Fluctuation / Postural Effects; Imaging – Anterior and Posterior Segements; Vascular pathophysiology of Glaucoma; Normal Tension Glaucoma; Angle Closure Glaucoma; Glaucoma Surgery; Myopia

Education & Experience: MD (1997) & PhD (2005), Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea; Ophthalmology Residency (2002) & Glaucoma Fellowship (2005), Korea University Hospital, Seoul, Korea; Visitor (2008), Gifu University School of Medicine, Gifu, Japan; Visiting Associate Professor (2016), University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA.

Leadership Position: Clinical Associate Professor (2006-2010), Associate Professor (2011-2016), and Professor (2016-present), Department of Ophthalmology, Korea University of College of Medicine; Director of Public Relations (2011-2012), Secretary General (2012-2014) & Director of Scientific Programs (2015-2016), The Korean Glaucoma Society; Reviewer for Ophthalmology Journals including Ophthalmology, American Journal of Ophthalmology, British Journal of Ophthalmology, Acta Ophthalmologica, Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Graefe’s Archives of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology, Journal of Glaucoma, Current Eye Research, Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology, Optometry and Vision Science, OSLI, Korean Journal of Ophthalmology, International Ophthalmology and BMC Ophthalmology.

Honors: Invited lectures at international conferences including European Glaucoma Society Congress 2014 (Nice), World Glaucoma Congress 2013 (Vancouver), 2015 (Hong Kong) & 2017 (Helsinki), Japanese Glaucoma Society Annual Meeting 2013 (Tokyo) & ASEAN Ophthalmology Congress 2015 (Hanoi).