Seong K. Mun, PhD

Seong K. Mun, PhD is a professor and director of Arlington Innovation Center: Health Research at Virginia Tech, Arlington, VA and engaged in research in artificial intelligence in medicine, health informatics, medical imaging, and prostate cancer.

Dr. Mun is founding President and CEO of Open Source Electronic Health Record Alliance (OSEHRA) which was established by the Department of Veterans Affairs in 2011 as a not-for-profit organization to promote open source innovations in health IT.

During the 80’s and 90’s he was at Georgetown University Medical Center as Director of Imaging and Information Systems (ISIS) Center, where he championed the development of filmless radiology (a.k.a. PACS), global teleradiology, telemedicine, medical robotics, combat casualty care, and global disease surveillance. During that period of over 20 years, he obtained grants and contracts exceeding $100 millions as the principle investigator. At Georgetown for 12 years, he also served as Associate Vice President of Georgetown Medical Center, and manage congressional relations for the University by working with the Office of Federal Relations.

He received General Thurman Award for Excellence in Advanced Medical Technologies for his contribution in combat casualty care research for the US Army. He received PhD in physics from State University of New York, and completed NIH medical physics fellowship at the Department of Radiology, University of Colorado Medical School.