Dongnam Health University
is a South Korea
The Republic of Korea , , is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. It is neighbored by the People's Republic of China to the west, Japan to the east, North Korea to the north, and the East China Sea and Republic of China to the south...
n technical college specializing in the health sciences. Its campus is on the north bank of the Seohocheon
The Seohocheon is a river in Suwon, South Korea. It has its source on the southern slopes of Gwanggyosan and flows south, through Cheoncheon-dong, past Dongnam Health College, to Seoho , near Hwaseo Station. From there, it continues south and joins the Hwanggujicheon...
Suwon is the provincial capital of Gyeonggi-do, South Korea. A major city of over a million inhabitants, Suwon lies approximately south of Seoul. It is traditionally known as "The City of Filial Piety"....
, Gyeonggi province. The current president is Lee Young Kwon (이영권) and about 40 instructors are employed.
The college provides training through its five divisions: Health Science (which includes radiology
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and physical therapy
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), Social Science (including early childhood education
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and tourism interpretation), Nursing, Engineering Science, and Home Economics (which consists of the Department of Food and Nutrition).
The college opened its doors in 1973 as Dongnam Health Junior School (동남보건전문학교). It became a technical college in 1979. It took its current name in 2009.
The college maintains ties with institutions in five countries: Japan, New Zealand, China, the United States, and Germany. http://www.dongnam.ac.kr/ENG/M2/S4.asp