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Korean Society of Nephrology | Nephrology

Dr. Hyeong Cheon Park, M.D., Ph.D., is Professor of Medicine at Yonsei University College of Medicine, South Korea. He received both MD (1992) and PhD (2000) from Yonsei University and has been working at the Gangnam Severance Hospital for the last 20 years. Currently he is Director of Nephrology Division, Director of Clinical Support Affairs and Vice Director for Research at Gangnam Severance Hospital. 

As a clinical nephrologist, Prof. Park has actively advocated delivery of “better dialysis treatment for all”. When he was Director of the External Affairs and Cooperation, Korean Society of Nephrology (KSN, 2012 to 2016), he worked with government and other stakeholders to improve reimbursements for economically underprivileged patients. Due to his collaborative efforts the Ministry of Health and Welfare improved the flat rate pay system for hemodialysis therapy, thereby allowing access to improved dialysis care. He serves in the Technical Committee on Evaluation of New Medical Technologies and Welfare National Pension Reexamination Committee Medical Advisory Group for the Ministry of Health and Welfare. He is a member of Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology (APSN) CME committee and actively engages in CME courses to help train young nephrologists. Moreover, he is newly nominated Honorary Secretary of APSN. 

Professor Park’s research focuses on anemia and iron therapy in CKD, sarcopenia, hemodialysis therapy as well as utilizing stem cell derived extracellular vesicles for promoting kidney regeneration with more than 110 peer reviewed publications. 

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Date (UTC+8) Time (UTC+8) Local Time Hall Session Role Talk Title
2022-06-17 11:00-12:15 2022-06-17,11:00-12:15Hall 1

Iron Homeostasis and Anemia Management in CKD - Session 6