Ein-Soon Shin is Research Head of Agency for Clinical Practice Guidelines in South Korea, and Vice-Chair of the Adaptation Working Group. She has been a member of GIN since 2013, a member of GRADE Working Group since 2016, and a Cochrane author in Papas Group since 2012.
Ein-Soon holds PhD degree in Public Health from Yonsei University (Korea, she is also a Licensed Acupuncturist in the State of California (USA, 2007). She has been working for Korean Academy of Medical Science (KAMS) since 2013, as the Research Head of Agency for Clinical Practice Guidelines in South Korea. She was also a member of Executive Committee for Clinical Practice Guidelines of KAMS.
Her past experience includes: Visiting scientist on the International Visiting ClinicianProgram at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, USA (1991-1992); Assistant professor at Cha University Graduate School of Public Health in Seoul, Korea (2001-2004); and Assistant research professor at Aju University School of Medicine in Seoul, Korea (2012-2013).
As a Methodologist and a Secretary, Ein-Soon coordinates KAMS’ 8 different Guideline Development Committees including Hypertension, Diabetes, Dyslipidemia, COPD, Asthma, AF, CKD, and Depression. Such role demands an expert knowledge in evidence-based guideline development using both adaptation and de-novo process and be in responsible charge for dissemination via conference & implementation of digitally structured guideline (www.digitalcpg.kr) for primary care physicians.