Award of Social Accomplishment 2001
This award is present to one individual who has carried out outstanding activities aimed at the social benefit of people with epilepsy. Those honoured receive a scroll and a cheque for US $1,000.
Dr Chong Cheul Park has dedicated the larger part of his professional career to the voluntary care of people with epilepsy, not only in Korea, but also internationally. He was a co-founder of the Rose Club in Korea, the IBE national chapter and served as Vice President on the Executive Committee of IBE for the period 1997-2001. Dr Parkâ€™s contribution to epilepsy ranges from patient care to the organisation of medical service groups who have been visiting Nepal, Mongolia and China on an annual basis since 1985. Dr Park also established educational programmes for people with epilepsy and their families as well as sponsoring scholarships for a number of Nepalese students.