SONG, Mi-Yeon

Position :  Professor / Chairman Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, Kyung Hee University Hospital at Gang Dong, Seoul, Korea

Specialty :

  • Aacupuncture in pain
  • Obesity treatment using ear and electronic acupuncture, partial obesity, body shape, fasting (detoxification)
  • Herbal medication in diabetes and obesity

Education :

  • KyungHee University, College of Korean Medicine, Seoul, Korea
  • KyungHee University, Korean Medical Graduate School, Seoul, Korea (M.S).
  • KyungHee University, Korean Medical Graduate School, Seoul, Korea (PhD.).

Experience :

  • Internship training at Kyunghee Medical Center, Korea
  • Residency training at Kyunghee Medical Center, Department of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, Korea
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, NY Obesity Research,  Center St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital Center, Columbia University, College of Physicians & Surgeons, New York, USA
  • Full time instructor in Dept. of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, KyungHee University, Seoul, Korea 
  • Exchanging professor, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
  • Assistant Professor, Dept. of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, KyungHee University, Seoul, Korea
  • Associate Professor, Dept. of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, KyungHee University, Seoul, Korea
  • 2011-present Director in Wellness Center, Gangdong KyungHee University Medical Center
  • 2014-present Professor, Dept. of Korean Rehabilitation Medicine, KyungHee University, Seoul, Korea

Research papers / Book chapters :

  • Selected Journal Articles:
  • Development of a mixed-mode chromatography with tandem mass spectrometry method for the quantitative analysis of 23 underivatized amino acids in human serum (JOURNAL OF PHARMACEUTICAL AND BIOMEDICAL ANALYSIS. 2017;145(0):52-58)
  • Anti-Obesity Effect of Panax Ginseng in Animal Models: Study Protocol for a Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis (한방비만학회지. 2017;17(1):37-45)
  • Effect of modified fasting therapy on body weight, fat and muscle (JOURNAL OF TRADITIONAL CHINESE MEDICINE. 2016;15(36):57-62)
  • Effects of acupuncture on serum metabolic parameters in premenopausal obese women: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial (TRIALS. 2015;16(1):327-0)
  • Effects of Acupuncture on Heart Rate Variabilityin Obese Premenopausal Korean Women (대한한의학회지. 2014;35(4):24-35)
  • Acupuncture for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Multicenter, Randomized, Patient-Assessor Blind, Sham-Controlled Clinical Trial. Spine (2013)
  • Effects of Far-infrared Therapy on Weight Loss in Korean Obese Women, Journal of Society of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research, (2012)
  • Efficacy of a 0.1% Capsaicin Hydrogel Patch for Myofascial Neck Pain: A Double-Blinded Randomized Trial, PAIN MEDICINE, (2012)
  • Relationship between Depression, Stress and Obesity Indexes in Overweight and Obese Korean Women, Journal of Society of Korean Medicine for Obesity Research, (2011)
  • Effect of Gocho(苦椒) Extract Mesotherapy on Regional Fat Loss in Obese Korean Women, Journal of Korean Medicine, (2011) ,
  • Acupuncture for chronic low back pain : protocol for a multicenter, randomized, sham-controlled trial, BMC Musculoskelet Disord, (2010)
  • Effect of high-dose isoflavones on cognition, quality of life, androgens, and lipoprotein in post-menopausal women, J Endocrinol Invest. (2009)
  • Effects of bee venom on the maturation of murine dendritic cells stimulated by LPS, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, (2008)
  • How useful is waist circumference for assessment of abdominal obesity in Korean pre-menopausal women during weight loss? Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2008)
  • Book Chapters:
  • Complementary and alternative therapies for cachexia associated with AIDS and CANCER, In; Eds., CS Yuan, EJ Bieber, BA. Bauer, Textbook of Complementary and Alternative Medicine (Second Edition), infoma Healthcare, 2006.
  • Evaluation of body composition-practical guideline. In: G. Bray, Office Management of Obesity. WB Saunders Company. 2003.
  • etc.