Committees

Co-Presidents of the Organizing Committee

Won Sop Shin
President of Korea Forest Therapy Forum

Chang Jae Lee
President of Korea Forest Welfare Institute

Organizing Committee

Won Sop Shin

President of Korea Forest Therapy Forum

Chang Jae Lee

President of Korea Forest Welfare Institute

Christos Gallis

Research Director, Forest Research Institute

Bum-Jin Park

Director of Korea Forest Therapy Forum

Steering Committee

Woo Jin Lee

Director of Korea Forest Welfare Institute

Dong Soo Lee

R&D center of Korea Forest Welfare Institute

Bum-Jin Park

Director of Korea Forest Therapy Forum

Kyeong Hun Lee

Team Leader of Korea Forest Welfare Institute

Eun Jeong Lee

Assistant Manager of Korea Forest Welfare Institute

Scientific Committee

Professor Ulrika Stigsdotter, PhD.

Research Group: Nature, Health & Design, Dept. of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Professor Won Sop Shin, PhD.

Professor of Social Forestry, School of Forest Resources, Chungbuk National University, Cheongju, Korea. Chair of Committee on Forestry, United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). Former Minister, Korea Forest Service, 2013-2017, Korea

Professor Howard Frumkin, DrPH., MPH., MD.

Head of “Our Planet, Our Health” program, Wellcome Trust, London, UK, and Affiliate Professor of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, School of Public Health, University of Washington, Seattle, USA.

Professor Agnes van den Berg, Dr A.E.

Endowed Professor of perception and evaluation of nature and landscape, Faculty of Spatial Sciences, University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Dr Qing Li MD, PhD,

Physician-Immunologist at Nippon Medical School Hospital, Tokyo, Japan. The president of the Japanese Society of Forest Medicine, and the vice-president and secretary-general of the International Society of Nature and Forest Medicine, Tokyo, Japan.

Dr. Christos Gallis

Research Director, Forest Research Institute

Associate Professor Grete Patil, PhD.

Associate Professor and Chair of the Dept. of Public Health Science, Norwegian University of Life Sciences, Ås, Norway.

Dr. Kathryn Bowen, PhD.

Senior Scientist, Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies e.V., Potsdam, Germany.

Dr. Takahide Kagawa, PhD.

Researcher, Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan.

Professor Gunnar Tellness, MD., PhD.

Professor in Community Medicine, Head of Section for Social Medicine, Faculty of Medicine University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

Dr. Youngkyoon Yoon, PhD.

The President of the Korea Forest Welfare Institute, Daejeon, Korea.

Professor Francisco Javier Escobedo, PhD.

Professor, Dept of Biology, Universidad del Rosario, Bogotá, Colombia.

Professor Fabio Salbitano, PhD.

Professor of Landscape Ecology,  Applied Silviculture, Forest and Landscape restoration, and Urban Forestry. Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Forest Systems Management, Univesity of Florence, Florence, Italy.

Assistant Professor Dongying Li. MLA., PhD.

Assistant Professor, Dept. of Landscape Architecture and Urban Planning, Texas A&M University, USA.

Professor Zhiqiang Zhang, Ph.D.

Dean, College of Soil and Water Conservation, Beijing Forestry University

Dr. Claire Henderson-Wilson, PhD

Senior Lecturer and Co-leader Health Nature Sustainability Research Group, School of Health and Social Development, Faculty of Health,  Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia

Professor Kalevi Korpela, PhD,

Professor of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, 33014 Tampere University, Finland.

Professor Terry Hartig, PhD,

Professor Terry Hartig, PhD, MPH, Institute for Housing and Urban Research and the Department of Psychology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden

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