Laboratory of Environmental Epidemiology(환경역학연구실)

Hae-Kwan Cheong

Preventive Medicine
He is an environmental epidemiologist and his main area of research encompasses effect of local and global environment on human health including climate change and health, especially on infectious diseases air pollution and health epidemiology of neurodegenerative disorders and various issues on environmental and occupational health, including humidifier disinfectants and oil spill and health. His main area of research is as below.
1. Health effect of air pollution
2. Health effect of climate change
3. Prediction of infectious diseases from climate variability and other environmental factors
4. Epidemiology of neurodegenerative disorders (currently not active)
Kim JH, Lim AY, Cheong HK. Malaria incidence of the regions adjacent to the demilitarized zone in the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, 2004-2016. JKMS 2019 Sep 1634(36):e227
Noh SR, Kim JS, Jeon BH, Kim EH, Kim JH, Kim YM, Kim JH, Han YS, Ahn KM, Cheong HK. Spectrum of susceptibility to air quality and weather in individual children with atopic dermatitis. Pediatr Allergy Immunol. 2019:30:179-187. Nov 14 2018.
Kim JH, Oh IH, Park JH, Cheong HK. Premature deaths attributable to long-term exposure to ambient fine particulate matter in the Republic of Korea. JKMS 2018 Sep 1033(37):e251.
Kim J, Kim JH, Cheong HK, Honda Y, Ha M, Kim H. Effect of Climate Factors on the Childhood Pneumonia in Papua New Guinea: a Time-series Analysis. IJERPH 201613:13(2) pii. E213
Kim YM, Park JW, Cheong HK. Estimated effect of climate variables on the transmission of Plasmodium vivax malaria in the Republic of Korea. Environ Health Perspect 2012120:1314&82111319
Chung SE, Cheong HK et al. Effects of maternal blood manganese level on early neurodevelopment: the Mothers and Children’s Environmental Health (MOCEH) study. Environ Health Perspect 2015123(7):717-722
Kim EH, Cheong HK, Kim S, Kim YM, Lee JH, Kim KB, Jung K, Ahn KM, Lee SI. Indoor Air Pollution Aggravates Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis in Children. PLoS One
Kim HJ, Lee MS, Hong SB, Huh JW, Do KH, Jang SE, et al. A cluster of lung injury cases associated with home humidifier use: an epidemiological investigation. Thorax doi: 10.1136/thoraxjnl-2013-204132
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