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Soonman Kwon is Professor and Former Dean of the School of Public Health, Seoul National University, South Korea. He is also adjunct professor at the China Center for Health and Development, Peking University. After he received his Ph.D. from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, he was assistant professor of public policy at the University of Southern California in 1993-1996. Prof Kwon held visiting positions at the Harvard School of Public Health (Takemi Fellow and Fulbright Scholar), London School of Economics and Political Science (Chevening Scholar), University of Bremen, and the University of Toronto. He was the president of the Korean Association of Schools of Public Health in 2013-2014, the President of Korean Gerontological Society in 2015-2016, and is the President of Korean Health Economic Association in 2018-2019. Prof Kwon worked at the Asian Development Bank in Manila, Philippines as the Chief of the Health Sector Group from March 2016 to August 2017, leading the health sector programs of ADB.

Prof Kwon has been on the editorial boards of leading international journals, such as Social Science and Medicine, Health Economics Policy and Law, BMC Health Services Research, and Ageing Research Reviews. He was the editor of the Korean Journal of Public Health in 2007-2009, the editor of the Korean Journal of Health Economics and Policy in 2014-2015, and is the associate editor of Health Policy (Elsevier). Prof Kwon was a member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) of the WHO Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research, Independent Assessment Committee (IAC) of the GAVI (Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization), and is a member of Advisory Committee of the WHO Center for Health and Development. He has been a member of numerous government committees of Korea and occasionally worked as a short-term consultant of WHO, World Bank, GIZ, and ADB on health systems and financing in Algeria, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, Egypt, Ethiopia, Fiji, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Iran, Jordan, Kenya, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Maldives, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, the Philippines, South Africa, Uganda, and Viet Nam.

SOONMAN KWON

E-mail address: kwons@snu.ac.kr

 

EDUCATION

1987: B.A., School of Business Administration, Seoul National University, Korea

1989: M.P.H., School of Public Health, Seoul National University, Korea

1993: M.A. and Ph.D., The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

[Dissertation] A Theory of Incentives for Providers: Payment Systems, Quality of Services and Consumer Information in Health Insurance Markets (Advisor: Mark V. Pauly)

 

ACADEMIC POSITIONS

1993-1996: Assistant Professor, School of Public Policy, University of Southern California

1997-present: Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Professor of Health Economics and Policy, School of Public Health, Seoul National University (SNU), South Korea

2004-2008: Chair, Department of Health Management and Policy, School of Public Health, Seoul National University

2005-2009: Director, Training Program for Senior Managers of National Health Insurance, SNU

2006-2013, Director, BK (Brain Korea, Center of Excellence) Center for Aging and Health Policy, SNU

2010-2012, Deputy Dean, School of Public Health, Seoul National University

2011-present, Adjunct Professor, China Center for Health and Development, Peking University, China

2012-2014, Dean, School of Public Health, Seoul National University

2014-2015, 2017-present, Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for Health System and Financing, SNU

2016 (March)-2017 (August), Chief of Health Sector Group, Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila, Philippines

 

VISITING

June-August 1999: Department of Economics, University of Duisburg, Germany

June-August 2001: Department of Economics, University of Trier, Germany

January-August 2002: Department of Population and International Health, Harvard School of Public Health (Takemi Fellow)

September 2002-January 2003: LSE Health and Social Care, London School of Economics & Political Science

July-August 2003: Center for Social Policy (Zes), University of Bremen, Germany

January 2004: Institute on Aging, Hosei University, Japan

August 2004: Danish National Institute of Social Research (SFI), Denmark

July-August 2005: Munk Center for International Studies, University of Toronto, Canada

January-August 2006: Department of Political Science, University of Toronto, Canada