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JULY 17-18, 2020

David Roh MD

The Future of Healthcare and Medical Education in North Korea

Workshop ยป Global Mission Sites and Partners


David Roh MD

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  • WS3 : Sat. 11:10 am-12:00 pm
  • Location : TBD
  • Language: English
  • Speaker: Dave Roh MD
  • Mission Country: North Korea
  • Category: Global Mission Sites and Partners
  • Title: The Future of Healthcare and Medical Education in North Korea



  1. What is the current Healthcare system in DPRK?
  2. What is the current Medical Education in DPRK?
  3. What are the potential strategies to improve the medical education and Healthcare delivery in DPRK?
  4. How can a Christian Healthcare worker can get involved in DPRK?


Dr. David Roh is an Internist/Nephrologist/Hospitalist. He attended medical school at ORU Medical School in Tulsa, Oklahoma. After finishing his internal medicine residency and nephrology fellowship at UCLA, he accepted an academic position at UCI-Long Beach VAMC where he served as Head of the Nephrology department. He then joined a private Nephrology Practice in Riverside and was appointed Chief of Medicine at Riverside Community Medical Center. In 2005, he sold his practice to devote his life to medical missions, namely North Korea missions. Currently, he is the Founding Dean of the PUST DMS School of Medicine in Pyongyang, North Korea

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