Prof Ki Ho Park

Professor and the chairma...
Seoul National University

Ki Ho Park is a professor and the chairman of ophthalmology at Seoul National University. He is involved with many eye journals: associate editor of Journal of Glaucoma; section editor of the British Journal of Ophthalmology and Japanese Journal of Ophthalmology; editorial board member of the Asia Pacific Journal of Ophthalmology, Korean Journal of Ophthalmology, Asian Journal of Ophthalmology, etc.

He is on the Board of Governors of the World Glaucoma Association, is a secretary of Glaucoma Research Society and a board member of the Asia-Pacific Glaucoma Society and serves as secretary general of the Asian Angle Closure Glaucoma Club (AACGC). He is serving as co-chair of World Glaucoma Congress (WGC) 2017 Scientific Program Committee and Convener of World Ophthalmology Congress (WOC) 2018 Invited Glaucoma Program.
He is a Congress Chair of APGC 2018 (Busan, Korea) and was a Local Host of Glaucoma Research Society Meeting (2017, Seoul, Korea) and Secretary General and Co-chair of the Organizing Committee of Joint Meeting of South East Asian Glaucoma Interest Group (SEAGIG) and AACGC (2008, Seoul, Korea).

He was awarded the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award (2012), Asia-Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology (APAO) Achievement Award (2012), APAO Distinguished Service Award (2005) and Jules Stein Eye Institute Laboratory Research Award (2000).

Prof. Park has published more than 200 papers in international peer-reviewed SCI journals. He was editor of Atlas of Angle Closure Glaucoma (2010) and associate editor of Angle Closure Glaucoma (2007). His research interests include risk factors of glaucoma, retinal nerve fiber layer and ganglion cell imaging, normal-tension glaucoma, angle-closure glaucoma and neuroprotection. Lastly, he had been serving as the President of Korean Glaucoma Society.