Bachelor of Science, Cheju National University, 1981. Master of Science, Seoul National University, 1988. Doctor of Philosophy, Seoul National University, 1992—1997.
Post-doctoral fellowship Baylor College Medicine, Houston, 1998—2000, University Maryland, Baltimore, 2000—2002. Assistant professor Jeju National University Education, since 2004.
Married Young Sun Kim, January 30, 1992. Children: Soo Min, Kyung Heon.