Bachelor in Food and Nutrition, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1967. Master of Science in Nutrition, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Republic of Korea, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Nutrition, Cornell University Graduate School, Ithaca, New York City, 1974.
Professor Ewha Womans University, since 1974, head, Asia food and nutrition research inst, since 2007, dean, department food and nutrition, since 2007. Adviser Korean Home Economics Association, since 1992. Committee member Ministry Culture, Sports and Tourism, since 1998.
Representative Korean Nutrition Society, since 2003. Committee member Korean Society Food Culture, since 2003. Ceo Ministry Konwledge Economy Authorized Biofood Network Center, since 2004.
Head Committee Biofoods and Functional Foods Health, Korean Nutrition Society, Seoul, since 2005. Reviewer Middle School Home Economics Curriculum Committee, Seoul, 1992—1993. Editorial staff Korean Society Gerontology, Seoul, 2000—2004.
Committee member Food Hygiene Review Board, Ministry Health, Welfare and Family Affairs, Seoul, 2004—2006.
Council member Advisory Council Peaceful Unification Policy, Seoul, 1981—1988, National Unification Advisory Council, Seoul, 1988—1993.
Married Chong In Kim. 1 child Chi Yeon.