Doctor of Medicine, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1985. Master of Science, Yonsei University, Seoul, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy, Yonsei University, Seoul, 2006.
Intern Severance Hospital, Yonsei University College Medicine, Seoul, 1985—1986, resident department psychiatry, 1986—1989. Research fellow department psychiatry Yonsei University College Medicine, 1989—1991, professor department psychiatry, since 1993. Clinical and research fellow, substance abuse treatment unit Yale University School Medicine, New Haven, 1996—1998.
Director psychiatric service Severance Hospital, Yonsei University, since 2005. Director public relations Yonsei University Health Systems, 2005—2008, general secretary.
Member of International Society biomedical Research on Alcoholism (life), Research Society Alcoholism (life).
Married Miok Seo, April 25, 1987. Children: Yoon, Rin.