Youngwook Lim, PhD

Email: envlim@yuhs.ac

Tel: +82-2-2228-1898 Fax: +82-2-392-0239

Education

  • Bachelor of Environmental Science, Yonsei University (1983)
  • M.P.H Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University(1988)
  • Ph.D. Graduate School of Public Health, Yonsei University(1989)

Present Position

  • Deputy Director, The Institute for Environmental Researcj, Yonsei University College of Medicine
  • Research Associate Professor, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Committee, Regulatory Review Commission, Ministry of Environment
  • Committee, Eco Label, Korea Environmental Industry & Technology Institute
  • Vice President, Korean Society of Atmospheric Environment
  • Chairman, Policy Subcommittee, Korean Society for Indoor Environment
  • Vice President, Korean Society for Environmental Toxicology

Past Experience

  • Team Leader, Environmental Impact Assessment, The Institute for Environmental Researcj, Yonsei University College of Medicine
  • Professor, Environmental Health, Seonam University
  • Committee, Auto Oil Commission, Ministry of Environment
  • Committee, Policy Advisory Commission, Ministry of Environment

◎ Research Area

  • Risk Assessment of Particulate Matter & Political Issues about Particulate Matter for Indoor and Outdoor Environment

◎ Publications (SCI)

– Evaluation of Self-assessed Ocular Discomfort among Students in Classrooms According to Indoor Plant Intervention, HORTTECHNOLOGY, 26(4); 386-393, 2016

– Near-Road Exposure and Impact of Air Pollution on Allergic Diseases in Elementary School Children: A Cross-Sectional Study, YONSEI MEDICAL JOURNAL, 57(3); 698-713, 2016

– Evaluation of the relationship between allergic diseases in school children at Seoul’s roadside elementary schools and air pollution, ATMOSPHERIC POLLUTION RESEARCH, 6(6); 1004-1012, 2015

– Human exposure and risk assessment of cadmium of abandoned metal mine areas in Korea, ENVIRONMENTAL GEOCHEMISTRY AND HEALTH, 37; 321-332, 2014

– Indoor Exposure and Health Risk of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) via Public Facilities PM2.5, Korea(Ⅱ), Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, 8(1); 35-47, 2014

– Exposure assessment and health risk of poly-brominated diphenyl ether(PBDE) flame retardants in the indoor environment of elementary school student in Korea, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 470-471; 1376-1389, 2014

– Analysis of the association between air pollution and allergic diseases exposure from nearby sources of ambient air pollution within elementary school zones in four Korean cities, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, 20(7); 4831-4846, 2013

– Impact of Foliage Plant Interventions in Classrooms on Actual Air Quality and Subjective Health Complaints, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 82(3); 255-262, 2013

– Indoor Exposure and Health Risk of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Public Facilities, Korea, Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, 7(2); 72-84, 2013

– Health risk assessment of exposure to chlorpyrifos and dichlorvos in children at childcare facilities, SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT, 444; 441-450, 2013

– Health Risk Assessment for Artificial Turf Playgrounds in School Athletic Facilities: Multi-route Exposure Estimation for Use Patterns, Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, 6(3); 206-221, 2012

– Exposure to heavy metals in blood and risk perception of the population living in the vicinity of municipal waste incinerators in Korea, ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE AND POLLUTION RESEARCH, 19(5); 1629-1639, 2012

– Exposure Assessment and Health Risk of Polybrominated Diphenyl Ether (PBDE) Flame Retardants in Indoor Environments of Children’s Facilities in Korea, Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, 5(4); 247-262, 2011

– Risk Assessment of Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) and Formaldehyde in Korean Public Facilities: Derivation of Health Protection Criteria Levels, Asian Journal of Atmospheric Environment, 5(2); 121-133, 2011

– Evaluating the PM damage cost due to urban air pollution and vehicle emissions in Seoul, Korea, JOURNAL OF ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT, 92(3); 603-609, 2011

– Evaluation of Indoor Air Quality and Health Related Parameters in Office Buildings with or without Indoor Plants, JOURNAL OF THE JAPANESE SOCIETY FOR HORTICULTURAL SCIENCE, 80(1); 96-102, 2011

– Evaluating the Relative Health of Residents in Newly Built Apartment Houses according to the Presence of Indoor Plants, Journal Of The Japanese Society For Horticultural Science, 79; 200-206, 2010

– Improvement of Indoor Air Quality by Houseplants in New-built Apartment Buildings, Journal Of The Japanese Society For Horticultural Science, 78(4); 456-462, 2009

– Effects of Growing Media and Exposure Frequency on the Volatile Formaldehyde Removal in Potted Epipremnum aureum, Korean Journal Of Horticultural Science & Technology, 26(3); 325-330, 2008.