International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

International Leprosy Association -
History of Leprosy

Chang-Won Cho

Korea, 1926- Profile
Colonel in the former medical corps

1926 Born in Pyeongannam-do (now part of North Korea)
Graduated from medical school of Seoul National University, obtained Md.
1961-64 Director of National Sorokdo Hospital (1st term)
1965 Director of National Masan Hospital
1969 Director of 釜山再活病院Hospital
1970-74 Director of National Sorokdo Hospital (2nd term)
Met poets Hang Haun
1974-75 Worked at 江華カトリック病院
1975-78 Worked at 浦項製鉄医務室
1978-80 Worked at 江陵聖母病院
1980-90 Director of 勤労福祉公社 長省病院硅肺センター
1990 Director of 儒城宣病院
2001 Director of ヨンナム医療財団福祉医療センター

[Exhibitions]
March 6-11, 1972 Exhibition of Dying Traditional Arts of Sorokdo
June 4-19, 1995 Cho Chang-Won Exhibition (Location: Daejeon Citizens’ Hall (South Korea))
Oct. 1-Nov. 17, 1996 Cho Chang-Won Exhibition (Location: Prince Takamatsu Memorial Hansen’s Disease Museum (Japan))
November 2000 Oil Paintings Exhibitions, Where Black Spirits Encounter (Location: ソクダン博物館 (South Korea))

[Poetry collections]
Sorokdo Dandelions, December 27, 2002
Sorokdo, Love Songs Once Again, June 10, 2003
Sorokdo, Song of Tears, October 2005
Begging throughout a life Chang-Won Cho
Bitori massacre Chang-Won Cho
Burying an infected toe that fell off Chang-Won Cho
Omado settlers Chang-Won Cho
Over Arirang Ridge to Sorokdo – The road to Sorokdo Chang-Won Cho
President Lee Jongki being burned alive – final hymn Chang-Won Cho
Road to Omado Chang-Won Cho
Song of the spirits Chang-Won Cho
Sorokdo massacre – the Sorokdo bell rings Chang-Won Cho