Korea's Response to COVID-19: A Lesson To Be Learned
Department: Center for Critical Korean StudiesDate and Time: May 19, 2020 | 3:00 PM-5:00 PM
Event Location: Zoom Webinar
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On Tuesday, May 19, please join us for a stimulating virtual panel:
Korea's Response to COVID-19: A Lesson to be Learned
Tuesday, May 19 | 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.
In order to discuss and answer questions on how South Korea was able to establish itself quickly as a leader in its response to COVID-19, the Center for Critical Korean Studies is hosting this unique panel bringing together perspectives from governmental, scientific and business communities.
I hope to see you there virtually,
Joseph Jonghyun Jeon
Director, UCI Center for Critical Korean Studies
Insang Hwang, deputy consul general, Republic of Korea
Insang Hwang has been at the Korean Consulate General in Los Angeles since August 2017. Before, he served as a counselor at the Korean Mission to the European Union in Brussels and as a senior consul at the Korean Consulate General to Shanghai. Hwang has participated in negotiating trade agreements like the KORUS-FTA, Korea-EU FTA, and Korea-China FTA.
Helen Cha Roberts, president, Seegene Technologies
Dr. Helen Cha Roberts is president of Seegene Technologies, the U.S. subsidiary of Seegene Inc., the global leader in COVID-19 molecular testing, having provided over 10M tests to over 60 countries to date. Seegene’s Allplex 2019-nCoV test is responsible for the vast majority of the testing performed in countries around the world.
Sunmin Lee, professor of epidemiology, UCI School of Medicine
Dr. Sunmin Lee, professor of epidemiology, is co-leader of the Cancer Control Program in the UCI Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center. Lee is a social epidemiologist whose main research interest is in reducing health disparities among racial/ethnic minority populations, especially among Asian Americans.
Tyrus Miller, dean, UCI School of Humanities
Tyrus Miller is an internationally recognized scholar of 20th-century art, literature and culture, with a specialization in the innovative modernist and avant-garde literary and artistic movements of Europe and the United States.
Co-sponsored by the UCI Humanities Center, Department of East Asian Studies, and Center for Asian Studies.