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Service to Society Award

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Service to Society Award

Seoul National University established Service to Society Award in 2011 to honor the faculty members who are engaged in social problems and committed to helping other people. The award is granted annually by the university president.

KIM In-kwon/Director of Seoul Yes Hospital

• Demonstrated the true meaning of devotion by taking a close care of leprosy patients for 40 years
• Continuously visited and volunteered in countries with poor medical care such as Kenya, Afghanistan, Yanji, Myanmar and recently Laos
• Invited doctors in those nations to Korea to pass on medical techniques, which helped his global patients receive efficient follow-up care