Kim Kyung Hwan, M.S.O.M., LAc, DVM(Korea) – Clinic Director 

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Kim Kyung Hwan has graduated from South Baylo University (SBU) in 2003. His specialties are; Skin Care, weight control, male diseases, insomnia, depression, mental disorders, menstrual cramps and many more minor pains. As of today, he is the main Clinic Director and Academic Dean at Southern California University SOMA and manages all operations and administer all aspects in the University Clinic.





Katherine Cho, Ph.D., L.Ac. – Clinic Supervisor 

Katherine Cho Head Shot EditedDr. Katherine Cho graduated from Liaoning University of T.C.M., Shenyang in 2005 with a Ph.D in T.C.M. In 1994, Dr. Cho has graduated from Dongguk Royal University and received an master’s of science of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine. In 1983, she earned her Bachelor’s in Chinese Literature. Dr. Katherine H. Cho worked with western medicine Western Medical Doctors to continue her education and further studies to develop her treatments and skills. Dr. Cho is also the member of “The Korean Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine Association in California.” She is also the board member of the “The Oriental Functional Medicine and Diagnosis Association of U.S.A.” Dr. Cho specializes in treating women’s health diseases, pain, infertilityhemorrhoids and other unsolved diseases. Because of her years of experience in Acupuncture and her great achievements, she is a very well respected Clinic Supervisor.




Young Uk Woo, LAc, MS – Clinic Supervisor 

Young Uk Woo graduated from M.S. in Oriental Medicine, Dongguk Royal University of America, Los Angeles in 2004 and served as a faculty and supervisor of the clinic of Southern California University School of Oriental Medicine & Acupuncture from 2014. He specialized in anxiety, male diseases, Plantar fasciitis, depression, mental disorders, Back pain and pain control.






Joy Kim, B.A., – Clinic Manager

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Joy Kim worked with Southern California University SOMA for more than 10 years and she works directly with medical bills and insurances at the Clinic.