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The Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease is preceded by the Academic Division of the Korean National Tuberculosis Association which was established on November 6, 1953 with the goal of advancing the research and study on tuberculosis and respiratory diseases and eradicating tuberculosis in Korea. Medical professionals who saw the urgency of anti-tuberculosis projects in Korea sought to integrate the private anti-tuberculosis organizations that existed since the Korean war such as Chosun Tuberculosis Prevention Association, Christian Doctors’ Association, and the Korean Tuberculosis Association . As a result, the Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Disease was launched at the assembly hall inthe medical school of Yonsei University by Dr. Byung-Rae Park, the President of the Tuberculosis Prevention Association of the time...


Annual Meeting

Since the election of the late Dr. Song, Ho Seong as the first chairman of the academy, the academic meeting, previously hosted by the Korean Tuberculosis Association, has been hosted by the academy from the Autumn Academic Meeting in 1962.



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