Hyangsook Lee, KMD, PhD

Acupuncture & Meridian Science Research Centre, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea

Hyangsook is a professor at the Acupuncture & Meridian Science Research Centre, Kyung Hee University, Seoul, Korea. She majored in Korean Medicine at Kyung Hee University, and obtained her PhD at Kyung Hee University in 2004. She has worked in Complementary Medicine, Universities of Exeter & Plymouth, UK, for 2 years (Jan 2003 - Feb 2005) as a research fellow and in Australian Research Centre in Complementary and Integrative Medicine, University of Technology Sydney, Australia, for a year (July 2016 - July 2017) as a visiting professor. Her primary research interests are focused on efficacy/effectiveness, safety and cost-effectiveness of acupuncture, clinical research methodology including blinding and placebo/sham control issues in acupuncture, and practice-based research networks/practice-based research methodology. She is also a director of Korean Medicine Convergence Research Information Centre (KMCRIC) where she works on disseminating evidence and research information for researchers in Korean Medicine/Pharmacy communities.

She has worked as an associate editor of BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine since 2013, is also the Editor of Korean Journal of Acupuncture, one of the leading journals in Korean Medicine and acupuncture.

Terms of Appointment: July 2018 - July 2020