Students majoring in Korean Convergence Medicine are taught by faculty members with expertise in the multiple disciplines required for the development of Korean medicine. The major aims to cultivate the talent of the future who can converge Korean medicine, physics, (biomedical) engineering, life science, and (medicine) pharmacy. After graduation, students become Korean medicine/health care researchers, experts in herbal medicine, medical technologies, or medical instruments, etc.
Once students enroll in this major, they are assigned an academic advisor, considering their undergraduate majors, for their education and research. This major can be approached by all undergraduate majors. ((Korean) medicine, pharmacy (herbal medicine), veterinary medicine, engineering, statistics, physics, life science, psychology, etc.) All students can participate in research projects of interest. They develop their competence as researchers through thesis guidance and research.

Current status of student majors

Current status of student majors
Enrolled Students 10 Average age of new students in master course 26.27
Students on leave - Average age of new students in doctor course 30.98
Completion Students 5 Average age of new students in integrative course 38.22
Master Graduates 14 Average graduation period in master course 2.01
Doctoral Graduates 4 Average graduation period in doctor course 4.32
International Students 8 Average graduation period in inegrative course 4.49

Student Research Performance

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Year Field of Research Journal Research
2019 Journal Integrative Medicine Research Anti-inflammatory and analgesic potential of Tamarindus indica Linn (Fabaceae): A narrative review
2019 Journal Korean Herbal Medicine Informatics(한약정보연구회지) Propagation in Korean Herbal Medicine and Commercialization of African Medicinal Plants in Traditional Korean Medicine (TKM)
2019 Journal Korean Herbal Medicine Informatics(한약정보연구회지) The Insight of Production Methodology in Herbal Medicine Resources through Lecture of Herbal Laboratory Practices
2019 Journal EVIDENCE-BASED COMPLEMENTARY AND ALTERNATIVE MEDICINE The Wound Healing Potential of Aspilia africana (Pers.) C. D. Adams (Asteraceae)
2018 Journal Integrative Medicine Research (IMR) Feasibility study of structured diagnosis methods for functional dyspepsia in Korean medicine clinics
2018 Journal Evidence-based Complementary and Alternative Medicine A review of the Potential of the phytochemicals from Prunus africana (Hook f.) Kalkman stem bark for Chemoprevention and chemotherapy of prostate cancer
2018 Journal Journal of Medicinal Plants Research A review on the botanical aspects, Phytochemical contanets and Pharmacological activities of Warburgia ugandensis
2018 Journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Analysis of Facial Features according to Sasang Types between Native Japanese and Native Korean Populations
2018 Journal Korean Journal Of Acupuncture Change in Risk of Dropout Due to Bleeding during Bloodletting-Cupping Therapy
2018 Journal AMB Express Characterization of a novel yeast species Metschnikowia persimmonesis KCTC 12991BP (KIOM G15050 type strain) isolated from a medicinal plant, Korean persimmon calyx (Diospyros kaki Thumb)
2018 Journal South African Journal of Botany Maximizing seedling and root tuber production in Polygonummultiflorum for use in ethnomedicine
2018 Journal Integrative Medicine Research Traditional Indian medicine (TIM) and traditional Korean medicine (TKM): aconstitutional-based concept and comparison
2016 Journal Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis and Frontotemporal Degeneration Experience of complementary and alternative medicine in patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and their families: A qualitative study
2015 Journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine Acupuncture lowers blood pressure in mild hypertension patients: A randomized, controlled, assessor-blinded pilot trial
2015 Journal JOURNAL OF ETHNOPHARMACOLOGY Development of a template for the classification of traditional medical knowledge in Korea
2014 Journal 한방재활의학과학회지 요통환자의 접골요법 체험에 대한 질적 연구
2014 Journal 한국의사학회지 한국 눈침요법의 문헌 근거와 전승 현황 연구
2014 Journal 한방재활의학과학회지 한국 접골 요법의 전승 양태 연구
2011 Journal Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine Body mass index and facial cues in Sasang typology for young and elderly persons