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Curriculum Vitae

Name: Tai-Young Ahn


Gender: … Female ; Male
Title: … M.D. … Ph.D. ; Prof. … Others:
Date of Birth: 1953/04/15 Country: Korea
Institution: Asan Medical Center and College of Medicine, University of Ulsan
Department: Urology Position: Professor
Contact:
Address: 388-1 Poongnab-dong, Songpa-gu, Seoul 138-040, Korea
Phone: 82-2-3010-3732 Fax: 82-2-477-8928
E-mail: tyahn@amc.seoul.kr

Brief Autobiography:
Born in South Korea, Dr. Ahn obtained his Medical Degree in 1977 from Seoul National University in Seoul.
From 1981 to 1984 he completed the residency in Urology at the Seoul National University Hospital.
In 1984 he joined the National Police Hospital as a staff physician working in the department of Urology. In
1989 he joined the Asan Medical Center and University of Ulsan, College of Medicine as the Assistant
Professor of the Department of Urology. During that period Dr. Ahn was involved in many basic and clinical
research projects in the field of sexual medicine and simultaneously he became the Professor and
Chairman of the Department.
From 1991 to 1992 he joined the Department of Urology, Boston University, Boston, U.S.A. as a Research
Fellow under the guidance of Dr. Inigo Saenz de Tejada and Dr. Irwin Goldstein.
From 2002 to 2004 he served as the Chairman of Korean Andrological Society. In 2007, he had served as
the Chairman of Local Organizing Committee of 2007 APSSM(Asia Pacific Society for Sexual Medicine)
meeting which was held in Jeju, Korea.

Present Appointment:
1. Professor of Department of Urology, Asan Medical Center and College of Medicine, University of Ulsan
2. Deputy Chairman of Scientific Committee of UAA
3. Editorial Board (UAA) of International Journal of Urology
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Career Highlight: (in the past 5 years)


1. Chairman of Department of Urology, Asan Medical Center and College of Medicine, University of Ulsan
2. Chairman of Korean Andrological Society
3. Chairman of Local Organizing Committee of 2007 APSSM(Asia Pacific Society of Sexual Medicine)
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Academic Background: (please indicate period)


1. 3/1971 ~ 2/1973 Premedical Course, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Seoul National
Univ. Seoul, Korea
2. 3/1973 ~ 2/1977 College of Medicine, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (M.D. degree)
3. 3/1981 ~ 2/1986 Graduate School, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea (M.S. and Ph.D.
in Medical Science
4. 5/1980 ∼ 2/1981 Internship, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
5. 3/1981 ∼ 2/1984 Urology Residency, Seoul National University Hospital, Seoul, Korea
6. 6/1991 5/1992 Research Fellowship in Urology, Boston University Medical Center, Boston,
MA, USA

Honor and Awards:


1. Publisher of Textbook of Andrology in Korean
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Professional Affiliation / Membership: (list no more than 10)


1. Member, Executive Korean Urological Association (1984)
2. Member, President Korean Andrological Society (1984)
3. Member, Executive Asia-Pacific Society for Sexual Medicine (1990)
4. Member, Executive Korean Society for Fertility and Sterility (1990)
5. Member, International Society for Impotence Research (1992)
6. Member, International Society of Urology (1994)
7. Member, Corresponding American Urological Association (1995)
8. Chairman Local Organizing Committee of 11th Biennial Meeting(2007) for Asia-Pacific
Society for Sexual Medicine (2003)