University of Southern California

USC Global Conference

Global Challenges for Humanity
Seoul, Korea
May 23-25, 2013

In Han Song

In Han SongIn Han Song, Ph.D., LCSW is an associate professor in health and mental health, and associate dean at Yonsei University Graduate School of Social Welfare in Seoul, Korea. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago School of Social Service Administration, and his doctoral dissertation was on the biological and social factors associated with women’s moods.

His current research areas include suicide, health disparities, women’s health and mental health, and psychological aspects of self-sufficiency and employment hope. His recent publications are “Influence of Friends’ Suicide Attempts on Adolescents’ Suicidal Ideation”(Mental Health & Social Work, 2012), “Gender Differences in Factors Affecting Willingness for Self-Sufficiency”(Journal of Women Psychology, 2012), and “Family factors associated with children’s handwashing hygiene behavior”(Journal of Child Health Care, 2013). He has been actively serving as an advisor for  governmental agencies and research institutes including the Korean Ministry of Health and Welfare, Statistics Korea, Seoul Metropolitan Government, and People’s Health Institute, among others.

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