Chul Joong Kim

Health & Science Editor, Chosun Ilbo.
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Dr. Kim is a senior staff writer in Medical Affairs & Health Information News Desk in Chosun Ilbo.

In 1982, he entered the College of Medicine at Korea University, one of the most prestigious universities in Korea and became a medical doctor in 1995. Whilst working on his Ph.D. he also received a master’s degree in journalism from the graduate school of Korea University.

He started his career as a medical journalist in Chosun Ilbo after practicing medicine for ten years. Presently, he writes 1~3 articles a week on medicine and health and also has a monthly signature column entitled: Kim Chul Joong’s Four Seasons of Life.

Chul Joong Kim has also hosted a TV program entitled, “Dr. Kim’s Health File” on Medi TV, and was a regular panel member of “Healthy Morning Show” aired on MBC Radio.

He is the recipient of numerous awards in science and medical reporting including the Golden Cross Award granted by the Seoul Medical Doctor Association in 2002. In 2007 and 2012, he won the Kunyang Journalist Award given by the Korean Science Writer Association and Norvatis Medical Journalist Award by the Korean Heath Communication Society.

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