Nam Cho

Prof. Nam Cho

President of IDF

Diabetes Epidemiology 

Professor Nam H. Cho from South Korea is President of the International Diabetes Federation for 2018-19.

Dr. Cho became interested in diabetes in 1984 and has developed an academic career in diabetes research that focuses on clinical epidemiology. He is a world renowned diabetes epidemiologist. He graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a clinical epidemiology degree in 1989 and was a medical faculty member at Northwestern University Medical School in Chicago until he was recruited by the Korean government’s “Korean national brain pool recruitment project” in 1994. He has published over 200 peer reviewed papers on type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes.

Dr. Cho has served as chairman of the Department of Preventive Medicine at Ajou University School of Medicine and is a director of clinical epidemiology at the University’s Hospital. He is also CEO and owner of two companies. Since 2000 he has served as the president of a humanitarian medical NGO which provides medical services to under-developed countries. In 2015 he received an insignia from the King of Cambodia for 15 years of unselfish humanitarian medical services and the construction of a National Diabetes Center.

ICMS 2019 is bringing you a lecture that should not be missed by one of the most highly respected  Specialists in the field of Diabetes in the world!

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