ADMINISTRATION FACULTY

ADMINISTRATION

Sang Kyun Kim, D.D.S, Ph.D.,

Chairman of the Board

Dr. Kim is the Chair of the HJ Magnolia Global Medicine Foundation in South Korea, a global holding company. Its International Medical Center in Gyeonggi-do province combines the technological developments of western medicine with traditional oriental medicine. Former dentist at the National Hospital in Mogpo and pharmaceutical researcher at Seoul National University, Dr. Kim also serves as the CEO of Il Hwa, a healthcare corporation manufacturing food products, ginseng, and pharmaceuticals.

Daniel Davies, Ph.D.,

President & CEO

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Dr. Daniel M. Davies received his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Washington, Masters for both Southern Methodist University and Drew University, and Doctorate from Theological Seminary at Drew University. Dr. Davies is the author of a book, numerous peer-reviewed journal articles as well as frequent presenter at academic conferences. His book, The Life and Thought of Henry G. Appenzeller: Missionary to Korea: 1852-1902 (Edwin Mellen Press, 1987), is considered a major contribution to the study of mission work in Korea and the development of Korean society. He served as a tenured Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the International Department at Sun Moon University (Korea) and, later, served on the Executive Development Committee at Cheongshim International Academy (Korea). Having lived many years in Korea, he has been a strong advocate of the benefits of traditional Asian medicine and is an ex-officio member of the board.

Vim Osathanugrah, MS, MA, DAOM, OMD,

Academic Dean & Clinic Director

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Dr. Vim Osathanugrah received her Master of Science in Environmental Science degree from Chulalongkorn University and Master of Arts in Education Administration degree from California State University of Los Angeles prior to obtaining her Master’s of Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine degree from Yo San University and Doctor of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine degree from Emperor’s College of Traditional Oriental Medicine. She has an extensive administrative experience in higher education as well as clinical experience. Dr. Vim is currently teaching Oriental medicine and Acupuncture courses as well as supervises in the clinic.

Michael Giampaoli, MBA

Vice President of Administration and Treasurer

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Mr. Giampaoli earned a BBS in Finance from Pace University, NY and an MBA from University of Bridgeport, CT. He successfully pioneered the distance learning program at the University of Bridgeport from 1997-2005. He became Dean of UB’s School of Professional Studies from 2005-2019, where he managed multiple degree programs and over 600 students. Prior to academia, Mr. Giampaoli directed and coordinated international medical relief teams as the Executive Director of the International Relief Friendship Foundation that established mobile health clinics in rural areas of Congo, Peru, Honduras, Zambia.