YU professors of College of Medicine, Donation of KRW 100 million to support student education and researches NNo.4154321
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Former and current professors of Preventive Medicine Department of YU College of Medicine established “Wolcheon Scholarship.”
Kind disciple love by Honorary Professors JEONG Jong-hak and KIM Chang-yoon, etc. after their retirement
[September 14, 2022]
Former and current professors of YU College of Medicine donated KRW 100 million of university development fund.
Wolcheon Scholarship was established by honorary and current professors of Preventive Medicine Department of YU College of Medicine donated KRW 100 million of development fund to YU on the 14th. The purpose is to support education and research activities of disciples.
Wolcheon Scholarship was established in 2012 with the nom de plume of Professor JEONG Jong-hak, who had led development from the time to open Preventive Medicine Department of YU College of Medicine, to praise education spirit of Honorary Professor JEONG Jong-hak and to cultivate younger students. The development fund of Wolcheon Scholarship was raised with KRW 50 million of Honorary Professor JEONG Jong-hak, KRW 30 million of Honorary Professor KIM Chang-yoon, and donations by current professors SA Gong-jun, LEE Kyeong-su, HWANG Tae-yoon, and PARK Cheol-yong, etc. The development fund will be used to support education and research activities of the students of Preventive Medicine Department of YU College of Medicine.
Honorary Professor JEONG Jong-hak was appointed as a professor of Preventive Medicine Department of YU College of Medicine in July, 1981 and had tried to cultivate younger students until his retirement in 2006. He served as main positions of College of Medicine and Medical Center including Dean of YU College of Medicine, Director of Planning and Management of Medical Center, and Director of Medical Library, etc. Honorary Professor KIM Chang-yoon was appointed as a professor of YU College of Medicine in March, 1989, retired in 2020, and contributed in development of the university by serving as such positions as Director of Medical Library of Medical Center and Dean of Graduate School of Environment and Health, etc.
Honorary Professor JEONG Jong-hak participated in development fund donation ceremony held on the 14th and said, “When looking at my past 40 years since being appointed as a professor of YU College of Medicine in 1981, College of Medicine and Medical Center of YU showed brilliant development. It was possible because of existence of professors who were dedicated to education and researches and students who tried for study and medical skills. I hope Wolcheon Scholarship will help growth of disciples.” Honorary Professor KIM Chang-yoon said, “I received many things from the college during my service as a professor for more than 30 years. I donated a development fund to repay such benefits. I will make Wolchon Scholarship Society that provides generous support to the disciples so that they can grow into excellent medical personnels.”
President CHOI Oe-chool of YU said, “Domestic highest level of education and research capability of YU College of Medicine could be recognized and YU Medical Center could be developed to the best local college hospital based on the endeavors of professors participating in this place today. Brighter future of YU College of Medicine is expected due to existence of Wolchon Scholarship Society raised by former and current professors for next generations. I will do my best to cultivate medical personnel to lead medical society of Korea to meet the valuable will of professors. I hope you to lead international exchange starting with recent support of local social development of and installation of Department of Health in St. Augustine University of Tanzania by Preventive Medicine Department.”