Joo Young Roh, MD, MS, PhD
Editorial Board Member
Joo Young Roh, MD is Professor of Dermatology at Gachon University Gil Medical Center in Incheon, Korea. She received her MD degree from Korea University College of Medicine in Seoul, Korea and completed her residency training at the Korea University Hospital and received her Master and PhD degrees from the Korea University Graduate School of Medicine, also in Seoul. She became board certified in dermatology in 1989. Professor Roh has taken additional training as a postdoctoral fellow at Seoul National University Hospital Cancer Research Center and has studied the pathomechanisms of autoimmune bullous diseases, including pemphigus vulgaris and bullous pemphigoid, as a research fellow at the Dermatology Branch of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.
Her research interests include the immunobiology of atopic dermatitis, psoriasis, and autoimmune bullous disease. She actively participated in the establishment of the Korean Treatment Guidelines for Atopic Dermatitis and Chronic Spontaneous Urticaria. This has led her to be involved in many clinical trials for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, which have often focused on target molecules.
Professor Roh is a board member of the Korean Atopic Dermatitis Association, Korean Society for Investigative Dermatology, and Korean Society for Psoriasis. She is currently serves as Secretary-General of the Korean Society for Immunodermatology. She is also an international member of the Society for Investigative Dermatology and the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. Professor Roh serves on the Editorial Board of the Annals of Dermatology and has authored more than 110 papers in peer-reviewed academic journals.