Prof. Nam Cho is a President of the International Diabetes Federation and professor of Preventive Medicine at the Ajou University School of Medicine in South Korea.
Prof. Nam Cho is a world renowned diabetes epidemiologist, who has published over 80 peer reviewed papers on type-1 & type-2 diabetes and gestational diabetes. He is also founder of the type-1 diabetes registry in Korea and is also responsible for estimating the prevalence of type 2 diabetes for the Korean population. He has published over 200 peer reviewed papers on type 1 diabetes, type 2 diabetes, and gestational diabetes.
His work as President of IDF is on education around non-communicable disease. His mission is to raise awareness of diabetes to under-developed countries and increase the free access to medicine in these countries.