Korean American Medical Association

Member Biography

Co-Scientific Chair

Helen Hyosun Han, MD

Transplant Hepatologist Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine Medical Director of the Living Donor Program Program Director of Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Division of Gastrointestinal & Liver Diseases Department of Medicine, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine

Helen Han, MD is an Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine at University of Southern California. She has served as Medical Director of Living Donor Liver Transplantation Program for the past 5 years. Her newest role is Program Director of the Transplant Hepatology Fellowship Program. Dr. Han comes from the East Coast, training in Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology, and Transplant Hepatology at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai Hospital. She graduated with a Bachelor in Arts degree from Columbia University and received her medical degree at University of Miami.

She is a long-time KAMA member who has recently been inspired to reengage to serve the Korean American community as the Co-chair of the Scientific Program for the national KAMA meeting.

Her areas of clinical and research interests are alcohol associated liver disease and living donor liver transplantation. She has numerous abstracts and peer reviewed articles on the topic of alcohol relapse prevention in patients with alcohol associated liver disease as well as living donor well-being and outcomes of living donor liver transplants.