Jong-Il Choi

Korea University College of Medicine and Korea University Hospital, Seoul, South Korea

Biography

Jong-Il Choi, MD, PhD, MHS is the Tenured Full Professor of Medicine at Korea University. He received MD and PhD degree from Korea University. He trained residency of internal medicine, fellowship of cardiology & cardiac electrophysiology at Korea University Hospital. He had a 2 year-basic research period (2013-2015) as a visiting scholar at Duke University (Dr. Geoffrey Pitt Lab, Ion Channel Research Unit, Cardiovascular Research Center), Durham, USA. He graduated the Duke-NIH Clinical Research Program at Duke University Medical School and got the degree of Master of Health Science in Clinical Research. He is leading many clinical, translational, and basic research in cardiac electrophysiology. His main research interests are inherited arrhythmias predisposing sudden cardiac death, cardiovascular genetics & precision medicine, and mechanism of atrial fibrillation. He is currently working as the secretary general of Korea Heart Rhythm Society, a scientific committee member of Korea Society of Cardiology, and an editorial board member of the Korean Journal of Internal Medicine and Korean Circulation Journal.