Jae-Hong Ryoo


Seoul, Korea


Jae-Hong Ryoo studied Medicine at Kyung Hee University School of Medicine.  Following this, he completed a clinical residency in Occupational and environmental medicine, Ewha Womans University Medical Center followed by a research professor at Graduate School of Kyung Hee University, where he received his PhD degree in Medical Science in 2013. Jae-Hong Ryoo is currently a research professor at the Department of Preventive Medicine, School of Medicine, Kyung Hee University. Jae-Hong Ryoo has published 21 SCI and SCIE papers in well-regarded journals as a first or corresponding author in addition to many domestic scientific papers. Jae-Hong Ryoo is now also serving as a journal referee of well-known peer-review journals in the field of hepatology and endocrinology.


Area of Interest

1)Epidemiology of metabolic diseases. 

Observational and cohort study of metabolic diseases (non alcoholic fatty liver diseases, diabetes mellitus, hypertension, metabolic syndrome and metabolic syndrome)  


My major research interests include metabolic diseases. This area includes Epidemiology of metabolic diseases, as well as prevention and public health control measures. The approach of metabolic diseases represents the greatest challenge. In addition, many studies for metabolic diseases are successfully investigated and published as article.

top publication

1. Ryoo JH, Ha EH, Kim SG, Ryu S, Lee DW. Apolipoprotein B is highly associated with the risk of coronary heart disease as estimated by the Framingham risk score in healthy Korean men. J Korean Med Sci. 2011 ;26(5):631-6. (first author, Impact factor: 0.993)

2. Ryoo JH, Kim MG, Lee DW, Shin JY. The relationship between serum ferritin and metabolic syndrome in healthy Korean men. Diabetes Metab Res Rev. 2011;27(6):597-603. (first author, Impact factor: 3.094)

3. Ryoo JH, Kim SG, Suh BS, Kim DI, Park SK. Relationship between chronic kidney disease and risk of coronary heart disease in Korean men.J Korean Med Sci. 2011;26(6):753-8. (first author, Impact factor: 0.993)

4. Park SK, Ryoo JH, Kim MG, Shin JY. Association of serum ferritin and the development of metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Korean men: a 5-year follow-up study. Diabetes Care. 2012;35(12):2521-6. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 8.087)

5. Ryoo JH, Cho SH, Kim SW. Prediction of risk factors for coronary heart disease using Framingham Risk Score in Korean men. PLoS One. 2012;7(9):e45030. (first author, Impact factor: 4.092)

6. Lee W, Ryoo JH, Suh BS, Lee J, Kim J. Association of coronary artery calcification and serum gamma-glutamyl transferase in Korean. Atherosclerosis. 2013;226(1):269-74. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 3.794)

7. Park SK, Seo MH, Shin HC, Ryoo JH. The clinical availability of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease as an early predictor of type 2 diabetes mellitus in korean men: 5-years' prospective cohort study. Hepatology. 2013;57(4):1378-83. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 11.667)

8. Ryoo JH. Association of Apolipoproteins With Incidence of Decreased Estimated GFR in Korean Men. Am J Kidney Dis. 2013;61(4):564-70. (first author & corresponding author, Impact factor: 5.434)

9. Ryoo JH, Park SK. Association of apolipoprotein B and incidence of metabolic syndrome in Korean men: A 5-years' follow-up study. Atherosclerosis. 2013;226(2):496-501. (first author, Impact factor: 3.794)

10. Ryoo JH, Choi JM, Moon SY, Suh YJ, Shin JY, Shin HC, Park SK. The clinicalavailability of non alcoholic fatty liver disease as an early predictor of the metabolic syndrome in Korean men: 5-year's prospective cohort study. Atherosclerosis. 2013;227(2):398-403. (first author, Impact factor: 3.794)

11. Suh YJ, Park SK, Choi JM, Ryoo JH. The clinical importance of serum γ-glutamyltransferase level as an early predictor of obesity development in Korean men. Atherosclerosis. 2013;227(2):437-41. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 3.794)

12. Ryoo JH, Choi JM, Oh CM, Kim MG. The association between uric acid and chronic kidney disease in Korean men: a 4-year follow-up study. J Korean Med Sci. 2013 Jun;28(6):855-60. (first author, Impact factor: 1.249)

13. Ryoo JH, Oh CM, Kim HS, Park SK, Choi JM. Clinical association between serum γ-glutamyltransferase levels and the development of insulin resistance in Korean men: a 5-year follow-up study. Diabet Med. 2014;31(4):455-61. (first author, Impact factor: 3.241)

14. Oh CM, Park SK, Ryoo JH. Serum uric acid level is associated with the development of microalbuminuria in Korean men. Eur J Clin Invest. 2014;44(1):4-12. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 3.365)

15. Chun H, Park SK, Ryoo JH. Association of Serum γ-Glutamyltransferase Level and Incident Prehypertension in Korean Men. J Korean Med Sci. 2013 Nov;28(11):1603-8. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 1.249)

16. Oh CM, Park SK, Kim HS, Kim YH, Kim O, Ryoo JH. High-normal albuminuria predicts metabolic syndrome in middle-aged Korean men: A prospective cohort study. Maturitas. 2014;77(2):149-54. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 2.844)

17. Park SK, Choi WJ, Oh CM, Kim J, Shin H, Ryoo JH. Association between serum ferritin levels and the incidence of obesity in Korean men: A prospective cohort study. Endocr J. 2014;61(3):215-24. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 2.228)

18. Park SK, Moon SY, Oh CM, Ryoo JH, Park MS. High Normal Urine Albumin-to-Creatinine Ratio Predicts Development of Hypertension in Korean Men. Circ J. 2014;78(3):656-61 (corresponding author, Impact factor: 3.578)

19. Park SK, Jung JY, Choi WJ, Kim YH, Kim HS, Ham WT, Shin H, Ryoo JH. Elevated fasting serum insulin level predicts future development of hypertension. Int J Cardiol. 2014 15;172 (2):450-5. (corresponding author, Impact factor: 5.509)

20. Clinical association between non-alcoholic fatty Liver disease and the development of hypertension. In press (first author, Impact factor: 3.325)

21. The Clinical Significance of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease as a Risk Factor for Prehypertension. In press (first author, Impact factor: 1.249)