Ophthalmology Prof. Woo, Kyung In is Elected as the Next President of Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS)

 

Professor Woo, Kyung In, an ophthalmologist at Samsung Medical Center, is the 12th president-elect for Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (APSOPRS) and will assume presidency for two years starting 2023 to 2024.

 

APSOPRS was founded in 2000 representing the Asia-Pacific region. Professor Kim, Yoon Duck (from Samsung Medical Center) served as the 4th president of APSOPRS during 2006-2008. Prof. Woo, Kyung In will now be the second Korean president for APSOPRS, which will enable Korea to take active leading roles within the society.

 

Prof. Woo, Kyung In was vice president of Asia Pacific Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2010 and also served as president of Korean Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery in 2016.

 

Prof. Woo, Kyung In announced that International Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Conference, which is to be held in Korea in 2024, will be well prepared. Prof. Woo also stated that she would provide educational opportunities for young ophthalmologists in the Asia-Pacific region while promoting academic activities through various international conferences.