Seong K. Mun, PhD, is President and CEO of OSEHRA, the Open Source EHR Agent.
Dr. Seong K. Mun, is also a Professor at Virginia Tech.
Previously was Professor of Radiology, and Director of the Imaging Science and Information System (ISIS) Research Center, Georgetown University Medical Center. Established in the 1980s to develop the picture archiving and teleradiology capabilities for the US Army, the ISIS Center has grown to approximately 75 faculty and staff who pursue research and development in imaging, informatics, medical robotics, and global disease surveillance. Dr. Mun’s research deals with the role of imaging and information technology in variety of healthcare settings such as diagnostic imaging, chronic illness management, home monitoring, telemedicine, disease surveillance, surgical instrumentation, and cancer therapy. In 2004, he organized a workshop on OR-2020 that defined the future research requirements for the operating rooms. As the Associate Vice President of Georgetown University Medical Center, he is responsible to developing strategic programs such as the Georgetown Biosecurity Institute, the Joint Center for Drug Development, and special projects of interest to the U.S. Congress. Dr. Mun received his doctoral degree in physics for his research in the biophysical properties of hemoglobin at the State University of New York, Albany. His postdoctoral fellowships include training in medical physics at the University of Colorado Medical Center and MRI contrast development research training in Dr. Lauterbur’s lab at the SUNY, Stony Brook. In the early 80’s, he led the development of one of the first high field whole body MRI systems at Columbia University Medical Center in New York City.
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