Hanjoong Jo , Ph.D.
John and Jan Portman Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Coulter Department of Biomedical Engineering and the Division of Cardiology
Emory University and Georgia Tech
2005 Woodruff Memorial Building
Atlanta, GA 30322
Korea University, Seoul, Korea; BS 02/1984 Animal Science
Pennsylvania State University, PA; PhD 05/1989 Physiology
Washington University, St. Louis; Postdoc 05/1990 Cell signaling
Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham; Postdoc 12/1993 Cell Signaling
Positions and Employment
1995-2000 Assistant Professor, Univ. of Alabama at Birmingham, Pathology & Biomedical Engineering
2000-2006 Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Div of Cardiology, GA Tech & Emory Univ.
2006-present Professor, Biomedical Engineering & Div of Cardiology, GA Tech & Emory Univ.
2007-2012 Ada Lee and Pete Correll Professor in Biomedical Engineering, GA Tech & Emory Univ.
2009-2013 Visiting Distinguished Professor, Dept. of Bioinspired Science, Ewha Womans Univ, S. Korea
2012-present John and Jan Portman Professor in Biomedical Engineering, GA Tech and Emory Univ.
2013-present Associate Chair for Emory, Department of Biomedical Engineering, GA Tech and Emory Univ.
Other Experience and Professional Memberships
1983 Presidential Award to the Most Outstanding Student, Korea University
1983-1984 Lee, Myung-Hun Memorial Scholarship, Korea University
1989-1991 The Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship, New York, NY
2007 Outstanding Basic Science Research Award, Emory University, Department of Medicine
2013 Emory 1% Club (for those achieving 1% on grant application)
2014 Best Presenter Award, 2014 European Atherosclerosis Society Annual Meeting, Spain
2011 Elected Fellow, American Heart Association (AHA)
2013 Elected Fellow, American Physiological Society, Cardiovascular Section (APS)
2014 Elected Fellow, Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES)
2015 Elected Fellow, American Institute of Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
2007-2013 Cell and Molecular Bioengineering Journal, Associate Editor
2012-present Frontiers in Physiology, Vascular Biology, Guest Associate Editor
2013-present Physiology Journal, Associate Editor
2013-present Cardiovascular Engineering, Technology (CVET), Associate Editor
2015-present Nature Scientific Report, Editorial Board Member
2004-present Am. J Physiology: Cell Physiology. Editorial Board Member
2005-present Circulation Research: Editorial Board Member
2006-2011 Am. J Physiology: Heart & Circ Physiology. Editorial Board Member
2008-present Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, Editorial Board Member
2008-2013 American Journal of Pathology, Editorial Board Member
2012-present Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis and Vascular Biology (ATVB), Editorial Board Member
2002-2008, 2010 NIH VCMB Study Section, Ad Hoc and Chartered Member
2010-2012 Chair and Co-Chair, Am Heart Association, Vasc Endo Biology Study Section
2011-12 Conference Chair, The 2012 Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Meeting
2011-12 Co-Chair, The 6th International Symp Biomechanics in Vascular Biology Meeting
2012-present Co-Chair, Physiological Genomics Council, American Physiology Society,
2013-present Chair, American Heart Association, Vasc Endothelial Biology, Clinical Study section
2013-2014 Chair, UKC 2014 Convergence Symposium, San Francisco
2013-2014 Chair, US-Korea Annual Biomedical Engineering Society Workshop, Seattle & San Antonio,
Biomedical Eng Society, Am. Heart Assn., Am. Physiological Soc, Soc Free Radical Biology Medicine, Heart Valve Disease Society. North American Vascular Biology Organization.