Professor Kang, Seong-Kyu is Chair of the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the Gachon University Gil Medical Center (GUGMC) in Incheon, Korea. Dr. Kang worked for the Korea Occupational Safety and Health Agency (KOSHA) from 1992 to 2016 and served as Vice President and Director-General of the Occupational Safety and Health Research Institute (OSHRI).
He is Vice President of the International Commission on Occupational Health (ICOH) and the fellow of the Collegium Ramazzini. He launched the journal of Safety and Health at Work (SH@W) indexed in SCIE/SSCI/SCOPUS and serves as the Editor-in-Chief. He is a Non-executive Vice President of the Korea Industrial Health Association (KIHA). He was the key responsible person of the 31st ICOH Congress held in Seoul in 2015.
Dr. Kang graduated from the Chung Nam National University and completed his residency from the Yonsei University Severance Hospital. He was an Epidemic Intelligence Service (EIS) officer at the US NIOSH. He holds specialties of Occupational and Environmental Medicine and Family Medicine.