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Joonpil Cho

Accredited International Safe Community Certifier

Name: CHO Joonpil
Country: Korea
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Background Education:

  • !  Graduate from Yonsei University School of Medicine, Seoul, Korea in 1983.

  • !  Medical License for General Practice in 1983 from Korean Government Ministry of Health

  • !  General Surgery training from 1983 to 1988, Board Certified Surgeon

  • !  Trauma Surgery Fellowship from 1991 to 1993

  • !  Visiting Scholar at Allegheny General Hospital at Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

    Safe Community Experiences:

  • !  Introduced Safe Community Concept to Korea and Asian Region since 1998

  • !  Organized the 1st Asian Conference on Safe Community in Suwon, Korea in 2002

  • !  Organized the 19th International conference on Safe Communities in Suwon, Korea in 2010

  • !  Established Center for Community Safety Promotion at Ajou University School of Medicine

    And Public Health in Suwon, Korea in 2004, which is appointed an Affiliate Support Center

    in 2004 and a Certifying Center for a Safe Community in 2006 from the WHO CC CSP in KI

  • !  Recieved ”International Distinguished Safe Community Career Award” in 2010

    WHO CCCSP Training as certifier:

  • !  During the 16th International Conference (2007) in Teheran, Iran WHO CC CSP Certifier Training Courses
    Instructor: Bo Henricson and Joonpil Cho
    Organizer: WHO CC CSP

  • !  March 3rd – 4th 2008
    WHO CCCSP Certifying Reviewer Training Course
    Organizer: Certifying Center for Safe Community at Ajou University

    School of Medicine in Suwon, Korea Place: Kyoto, Japan

    Experience as ISC Certifier:

! Number of designated communities as Certifier: 43 as co-Certifier: 12