Institute of Health Science
Today, a substantial importance is placed on health individually and as a society. With countries around the world seeking to promote healthcare and welfare administration, the interest in public healthcare and medical services has surged. The College of Health Science and the Institute of Health Science at SJU were incepted in line with this trend. The Institute of Health Science, in particular, aims to explore current issues and topics and effectively integrate practical and academic elements of health science disciplines explored in the Department of Food and Nutrition, Department of Nursing, Department of Business Administration in Healthcare, Department of Korean Medicine Engineering, Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering, Department of Physical Therapy, Department of Clinical Pathology, and so on. With the National Health Insurance Service, Health Insurance Review and Assessment Service, Korean Red Cross, and the Korea Veterans Welfare Medical Corporation, and Korea Veterans Health Service relocating to Wonju Inno City, the Institute of Health Science at SJU now has more work to undertake, and it is seeking to fulfill its role by pursuing academic activities in areas related to the aforementioned public institutions to better promote public health and the advancement of SJU.