Dr. Tae-Woo Kim DDS, MSD, PhD

Dr. Tae-Woo Kim is Professor in Orthodontics at Seoul National University (SNU), where he completed his orthodontic specialty training in 1986. After serving as a Korean army dentist for three years (Captain, 1986-1989), he started his academic carrier at the Dept. of Orthodontics, the SNU dental hospital, as a full-time clinical instructor in 1990. He was chairman of the SNU orthodontic department for six years (2003-9). He was a visiting scholar at the University of Washington (1995-7, 2011) and UCLA (2007). He recently joined as a visiting professor at Tufts University. He is a visiting scholar at Forsyth Institute (2021-2023). He served as the editor-in-chief of the Korean Journal of Orthodontics (KJO) for many years. He was President of the Korean Association of Orthodontists and the Korean Association of Orthodontists Foundation (2014.4-2016.3). He received the Kwansong Award from the Korean Association of Orthodontists. In 2018, he gave the Kokich-Shapiro lecture at the University of Washington. He is a regular member of the Northwest Component of Edward H. Angle Society EHASO.