학과자료실

  • Department of Medical Nutrition
  • Intrernational Coordinated Program
  • Policy and Procedure
  • HANDBOOK

The Department of Medical Nutrition is a leading academic department that offers masters and PhD courses in medical nutrition courses with educational, research and clinical training programs by applying professional knowledge of East-West medical science. The Department of Medical Nutrition is dedicated to make academic contributions and develop professional human resources by offering field training programs in medical nutrition and oriental dietary treatment while also conducting joint researches with the Departments of Medical Science and Oriental Medical Science. Main research areas include molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, Immunology, clinical pathology, and nutritional epidemiology for the prevention of modern chronic diseases and evaluation of the effects of functional food as well as for the study of nutritional metabolism. Students can become specialists in highly specialized areas of medical science by majoring in medical nutrition and acquiring in-depth knowledge in the areas of clinical nutrition, medicine and oriental medicine with a thorough scientific understanding of our food culture and research capabilities. We are committed to facilitating the intellectual, personal, professional growth and lifelong learning of students, faculty and staff. Our ultimate goal is to prepare graduates to exercise leadership in meeting the challenges of an evolving community and work place.

The Department of Medical Nutrition promotes researches presentation in Korea and foreign countries, researches on functional food materials by working with the departments of oriental medical and medical science in order to propose medical nutrition therapy (MNT) by combining nutrition, oriental medical and medical sciences, while also offering workshop programs for the assessment and specialization of the efficacy of medical nutrition through clinical testing. The Department of Medical Nutrition offers academic and research programs in affiliation with the departments of medical science and oriental medical science, while also making academic contributions and develop professional human resources through field training programs in nutritional and oriental medical treatment. The Department of Medical Nutrition also offers International Coordinated Program* that includes special field training programs(over 1200hours of field traingin) for masters and Ph.D. students in medical nutrition and future professional clinical dietitians. * The International Coordinated Program in Dietetics is currently granted accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. 120 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 2000, Chicago, IL 60606-6995, 312-899-5400.

Propose MNT (Medical Nutrition Therapy) methods by combining medical nutritional science with oriental medical and medical sciences for disease treatment by using both Western and Oriental medicines.☞ Develop functional food materials and assess the efficacy by combining nutritional science, oriental medical science and medical science, and using both Western and Oriental medicines. Offer coordinated programs (ICP, dietitian training) in the masters/PhD courses for future professional clinical dietitians and give them an opportunity to become an RD (Registered Dietitian) certified by the AND (Association of Nutrition and Dietetics). http://www.eatright.org/

- Dietitian : Clinical dietitians at western and oriental hospitals, dietitians at public health centers and
companies, dietary consultants
- Researcher : Researchers at national research centers, hospitals, universities, food research centers,
healthy and functional food related companies (R&D)
- Teacher : Professors and instructors - Nutrition Experts : Sports nutritionists, menu consultants and disease control consultants

의학영양전공 권장 이수 체계
Name Title Degree Last University
Attended
Major E-mail
Choue, Ryowon
Professor Ph.D. in
Nutrition Science
Univ.
of Illinois
Nutrition
Science
rwcho@khu.ac.kr
Cho, Yun-hi Professor Ph.D. in
Nutrition Biochemistry
Univ. of
California-Davis
Nutritional
Biochemistry

choyunhi@khu.ac.kr
Park, Yoo Kyoung Associate
professor
Ph.D. in
Nutritional Science
Univ.
of Illinois
Nutrition
Science
ypark@khu.ac.kr
Lee, Jeong min Associate
professor
Ph.D. in
Nutritional Science
Univ.
of Arizona-Tucson
Nutritional
Immunology
jlee2007@khu.ac.kr
Lim, Hyunjung Assistant
professor
Ph.D. in
Medical Nutrition
Kyung Hee
University
Clinical
Nutrition
hjlim@khu.ac.kr
Kim, Jihye Associate
professor
Ph.D. in
Nutritional Science
Seoul National
University
Clinical
Nutrition
kjhye@khu.ac.kr

Credit Regulations
Masters Course: 24 unit hours
PhD Course: 36 unit hours
Masters and PhD students who have chosen the ICP course must complete all the recommended optional subjects in the ICP course in the respective semester.
Up to 6 credit hours (masters students) and 9 credit hours (PhD students) earned from another department (East-West Medical Science, College of Oriental Medicine, Department of Nutrition Science, Department of Pharmacy, Department of Herbal Pharmacology, etc.) can be added to the degree credit.
Other Department Regulations Students taking a ICP course Pursuant to Article 5 of Regulation No. 34 of the Graduate School of East-West Medical Science, students taking the ICP course may have to pay an additional tuition fee upon the decision of the committee and Dean for the purpose of paying for expenses arising from the new field training program, and applicants for the field training program who fail to pay the tuition fee will not be eligible to participate in the program. Students who have completed all the field training classes in a CP course and submitted a degree thesis according to the department regulations are qualified for awarding a masters degree.