Park, Young su

Grad Status: 
Second Year Cohort

Young su was a physician for socially underrepresented people in South Korea: prisoners, North Korean refugees, and undocumented migrants. His past works involves researches on healthcare system for undocumented migrants, cultural adjustment of North Korean refugee doctors, North Korean psychiatry, and illness experiences of Korean Chinese migrant workers in South Korea. At Stanford, he will explore the complicated relationship between government, Christianity, and biomedicine on the mental illness, suicide, and subjectivities of socially marginalized migrants in South Korea. Young su received his M.D. in 2008 and M.A. in Anthropology in 2012 from Seoul National University.