Ga-Young Lee, MD, PhD

Dr. Ga-Young Lee is the Professor and Chair of the Department of Dermatology at Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine in Seoul, Korea. Prof. Lee graduated from Ewha Woman’s University Medical School and was trained in dermatology of Ewha Woman’s University Medical Center in Seoul, Korea.

After she became a faculty Member at the Department of Dermatology, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, she studied as a visiting scholar in Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA. Prof. Lee is interested in contact dermatitis and skin allergy research area, and was inspired by Prof Kea Jeung Kim, who was one of the pioneers in contact dermatitis in South Korea and founding member of Korean Society of Contact Dermatitis and Skin Allergy and also by Prof Hae Young Choi, who was her professor during training and the President of in the Korean Society of Contact Dermatitis and Skin Allergy.

Prof. Lee has participated passionately in the Korean Society of Contact Dermatitis and Skin Allergy as Academic General and Secretary General. She has also actively participated in the Korean Dermatologic Association (KDA), serving as a Board Member. She was the Academic General of 16th .

Current position:

Professor, Department of Dermatology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Education

1992 – 1998, Ewha women’s University School of Medicine(MD), Seoul, Republic of Korea

1999 – 2003, Ewha women’s University School of Medicine(PhD), Seoul, Republic of Korea

Training and Fellowship Appointments

1998 – 1999, Intern, Department of Dermatology, Ewha women’s University Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea

1999 – 2003, Residency, Department of Dermatology, Ewha women’s University Medical Center, Seoul, Republic of Korea

2005 – 2006, Fellowship, Department of Dermatology, Sanggye Paik Hospital, Inje University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

2006 – 2008, Fellowship, Department of Dermatology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

Faculty Appointment

2008 – 2011, Assistant Professor, Department of Dermatology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

2011 – 2018, Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea.

2018 – Present, Professor, Department of Dermatology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

Membership

1999 – Present, Member of Korean Dermatological Association

2019 – Present, Chair of the Department of Dermatology, Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University School of Medicine, Seoul, Republic of Korea

2022 – Present, Member of the International Contact Dermatitis Research Group(ICDRG)

2022, Chair of Scientific Committee of APEODS meeting

2023 – Present, President of the Korean Society for Allergic Contact Dermatitis and Allergic Skin Disease

Reviewer for the Korean Journal of Dermatology

A Director of the Korean Society for Dermatologic Laser Surgery

Present, Executive Director of the Korean Society for Skin Barrier Research