Doctor of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, West Virginia University, Morgantown, 1990.
Research fellow West Virginia University, 1990—1991. Assistant professor Ewha Womans University, 1994—1998, associate professor, 1998—2003. Associate dean School Medicine Ewha Womans University, 1998—2000, professor, since 2003.
Visiting professor National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, 2000, National Jewish Medical & Research Center, Denver, 2003—2004.
Member of Korean Physiological Society (Rising Researcher award 1998).
Married Seung K. Lee, March 15, 1985. Children: Jeanette Sooyeon, Seokwoo Daniele.