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Minister's Profile

Park Neunghoo
  • Present postMinister of Health and Welfare
  • Date of birthJune 24, 1956

Academic background

  • 1975Busan High School
  • 1980B.A, Department of Economics, Seoul National University
  • 1982M.A, Department of Political Science, Seoul National University
  • 1998Ph.D, Graduate School of Social Welfare, University of California Berkeley

Major careers

  • 1998. 05 - 2004. 02Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs
  • 2011. 02 - 2013. 02Dean, Graduate School of Social Welfare, Kyonggi University
  • 2013. 02 - 2015. 02Dean, Graduate School of Administration & Social Welfare, Kyonggi University
  • 2004. 03 - 2017. 07Professor, Department of Social Welfare, Kyonggi University
  • 2017. 07 - CurrentMinister, Ministry of Health & Welfare

Societies & Social Activities

  • 2004. 11 - 2005. 06Member, Presidential Committee on Ageing and Future Society
  • 2006. 08 - 2007. 06Member, Presidential Committee on Social Inclusion
  • 2008. 07 - 2009. 05President, Korean Association of Social Welfare Policy
  • 2009. 04 - 2012. 04Member, Minimum Wage Commission
  • 2013. 04 - 2016. 08Member, Central Livelihood Security Committee
  • 2016. 01 - 2016. 12President, Korean Social Security Association

Park Neunghoo