New Delhi, India | November 15th - 17th 2018
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Dr. Yoon Ha



NAME :
Yoon Ha, M.D.,Ph.D.

PRESENT APPOINTMENT :
Yonsei University, College of Medicine, Department of Neurosurgery Shinchon-dong, Seodaemun-gu, Seoul, Korea

Current Position

  • Professor of Neurological Surgery, Yonsei University, College of Medicine (2015- )
  • Consultant Neurosurgeon in “Korean Air” (Commercial Airline), Seoul, Korea (2007- )
  • President of Aerospace Medical Association of Korea, Seoul, Korea (2015- )
  • Secretary General of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society (2015 - )
  • Director of Research –Korean Spinal Deformity Research Society (2015- )
  • Director of Academic Program – Korean Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine (2016- )
  • Director of Spine and Spinal Cord injury – Korean Society of Neurotrauma (2016~ )
  • Board member of National Government Committee of Aviation Safety (2016~ )
  • Member of “Above and Beyond” developing therapeutics for ALS (2016~ )
  • Secretary General of Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei Univ. (2016~)
  • President- 1st Korea-Canada Science, Technology and Innovation Forum (2017~)
  • Editor: Neurosurgery Focus, Adult Spinal Deformity (2017 )
  • Editor in Chief: Korean Journal of Spine (2017~2018 )
  • Editor in Chief: Neurospine (2018 ~ )

Official journal of Asia Spine
Neurospinal society of Japan
Taiwan Neurosurgical spine society
Korean Spinal Neurosurgery society

EDUCATION

  • Doctor of Philosophy, Graduate School of Medicine, 2002
  • Master of Science, School of Medicine, 1997
  • Doctor of Medicine, Wonju Medical College, 1994
  • YONSEI UNIVERSITY, Seoul, Korea

POST-DOCTORAL TRAINING

  • Internship, 1994 - 1995
  • Medical Resident, Neurological Surgery, 1995 - 1999
  • Clinical Fellow in Neurological Surgery, 2002-2003
  • SEVERANCE HOSPITAL, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea

Research Fellow in Neurological Surgery (2007-2008)

  • University of Toronto, Canada
  • Supervisor: Prof. A. Lozano

AWARDS & HONORS

International Awards

  • Co-Recipient as PI, Best Presentation Award, 10th Annual meeting of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society, Seoul, Korea, 2016-Nov 12: Is there difference in range of motion and outcome in patients with Atlantoaxial instability treated with C1-2 transarticular fixation vs. screw rod-constuct?” recipient: Farid Yudoyono
  • Co-Recipient as PI, Best Poster Award, 10th Annual meeting of Asia Pacific Cervical Spine Society, Seoul, Korea, 2016-Nov 12: Correlation between cervical spine sagittal alignment change and T1 slope patients with cervical spondylotic myelopathy and ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament after laminoplasty. recipient: Farid Yudoyono
  • Recipient, 2nd Place, Basic Science Research Award, 37nd Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research
  • Society, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009
  • Recipient, The healthcare industries most accomplished men and Women,
    MARQUIS Who’s Who, 2009-2010
  • Recipient, 3rd Place, Basic Science Research Award, 32nd Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research
  • Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004
  • Co-recipient (Principal investigator) L’Oréal Best Poster Award, Tissue Engineering Society International, Lausanne, Switzerland, 2004
  • Recipient, Synthes Award for Research in Spinal Cord Injury and Spinal Column Injury, Congress of
  • Neurological Surgeons, San Francisco, California, 2004
  • Co-recipient, Best Poster Award, “Transplantation of human umbilical cord blood cells with brain-derived neurotrophic factor for acute spinal cord injury model,” 32nd Annual Meeting of Cervical Spine Research Society, Boston, Massachusetts, 2004

Domestic Awards

  • Co-recipient (Principal investigator) Leon Wilthe award for best research paper of the year “Hypoxia-specific, VEGF-expressing neural stem cell therapy for safe and effective treatment of neuropathic pain. Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society, Seoul, Korea, 2016 (recipient: Hye Lan Lee)
  • Co-recipient (Principal investigator) Woo Jeong Hyun Memorial Award for Best Research in Neurosurgery, “Robot-assisted anterior lumbar interbody fusion in a Swine model in vivo test of the da vinci surgical-assisted spinal surgery system” Korean Neurosurgical Society, Seoul, Korea, 2011
  • Recipient, The Best Researcher of the Department of Neurosurgery, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea. 2011
  • Co-Recipient, Best Research Award, “Ischemic injury- specific gene expression in the rat spinal cord injury model using hypoxia-inducible system,”
  • 20th Annual Meeting of Korean Spinal Neurosurgery Society, Seoul, Korea, 2006
  • Co-Recipient, Best Research Award, “Effect of GM-CSF on mesenchymal stem cells and neural regeneration,”
  • 7th Annual Meeting of Korean Tissue Engineering Society and Regenerative Medicine, Seoul, Korea, 2005
  • Co-Recipient, Woo Jeong Hyun Memorial Award for Best Research in Neurosurgery, “Effect of ipsillateral
  • subthalamic nucleus lesioning in a rat Parkinsonian model: study of behavior correlated with neuronal
  • activity in the Pedunculopontine nucleus,” Korean Neurosurgical Society, Seoul, Korea, 2004
  • Recipient, Award for Young Neurosurgeon, The Korean Neurosurgical Society, Seoul, Korea 2002
  • Recipient, The Seoul District Hospital Director Award, The Seoul District Hospital, Seoul, Korea, 2002
  • Recipient, Severance Award for Graduate With Excellence (1st Place Medical School), Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1994
  • Recipient, Student Research Award, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea, 1993

LICENSURE & CERTIFICATION

Licensed, Board of Doctorate, Korean Ministry of Health, 1994 - Present
Certified, Neurosurgery, Korean Board of Neurological Surgery, 2000 - Present
Certified, Flight Surgeon, Korea Air Force, 2000 – 2002
Certified, Aerospace Medicine Examiner, Korean Academy of Aerospace Medicine, 2005 - Present
Certified, USMLE, Educational committee of Foreign Medical Graduates (0-676-496-3), 2005-Present (Score step I 99/245, step II CS: Passed , step II CK 94/231, step III 81/199 )
Certified, Critical Care Medicine, Korean Board of Critical Care Medicine, 2008-Present

CONTINUING EDUCATION

Coursework in Biomedical Science for Supreme Researcher, 2003 - 2004
NATIONAL CANCER INSTITUTE, Ilsan, Korea

oursework in Scientific English Writing for Biomedical Researchers, 2003
KOREAN SOCIETY FOR MOLECULAR BIOLOGY, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea

Coursework in Microneurosurigcal Anatomy, 2002
DR. RHOTON, Ilsan, Kyungi-do, Korea

Coursework in Protein Purification, 1999, 2002
KOREA ACADEMY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Daejeon, Chungcheongnamdo, Korea

Intensive Coursework in Molecular Biology Tools , 2001
YONSEI UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF MEDICINE, Seoul, Korea

Key Dates
  • Apr 25th, 2018 : Abstract submission opens
  • Jul 31st, 2018 : Early Bird registration Fee Slab Ends
  • Sep 10th, 2018 : Closing of Abstracts
  • Sep 1st to Sep 15th, 2018 : Reviewing of Abstracts
  • Sep 16th to Sep 20th, 2018 : Communication of Acceptance and Rejections
  • Oct 15th, 2018 : Discounted Registration Fee Slab Ends
  • Nov 13th to Nov 14th, 2018 : Pre Conference Live Operative Workshops
  • Nov 15th to Nov 17th, 2018 : Conference Dates