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Professor, School of Public Health, Seoul National University
Seung-sik Hwang is a professor of Epidemiology. He is a member of the Korean Society on Epidemiology's consultation committee on COVID-19 response. He served during the 2015 MERS outbreak as the field epidemiologist for the Korean committee on the MERS outbreak investigation. He is a medical doctor and holds a PhD in Epidemiology from Seoul National University. His main research interests include spatio-temporal epidemiology with focus on public health preparedness and disaster response.
The Republic of Korea takes quick and decisive action to control the spread of the virus and to mitigate risks to public health.