Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Most medical board certifications: world record set by Dr. Hyun Joon Shin (VIDEO)
BOSTON, MA, USA -- Dr. Hyun Joon Shin, MD, ScD, MPH, MS, a clinician active in epidemiology investigation and patient care at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and preventive cardiology at VA Boston Healthcare system, was just notified that he passed his 10th medical board, specialist certification exam, thus setting the new world record for the Most medical board certifications, according to the World Record Academy .
Photo: Dr. Hyun Joon Shin. ( enlarge photo )
Hyun Joon ShinMD, ScD, MPH, MS: "I am a clinician active in epidemiology investigation and patient care. I practice internal medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital/Harvard Medical School, and preventive cardiology at VA Boston Healthcare system.
"My clinical activities and research are focused on preventive cardiology. My research on nutrition epidemiology received full attention from many media internationally, where I found the association between instant noodle intake and increased prevalence of metabolic syndrome among women.
Board certifications in the United States of America:
1. Diplomate, Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine;
2. Specialist in Clinical Hypertension, Clinical Hypertension, American Society of Hypertension;
3. Diplomate, Clinical Lipidology, American Board of Clinical Lipidology;
4. Diplomate, Echocardiography, National Board of Echocardiography;
5. Diplomate, Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine;
6. Diplomate, Lifestyle Medicine, American Board of Lifestyle Medicine;
7. Diplomate, Nuclear Cardiology, Certifying Board of Nuclear Cardiology;
8. Diplomate, Obesity Medicine, American Board of Obesity Medicine;
Board certifications in the South Korea:
9. Subspecialty Board Certification of Cardiology, Korean Association of Internal Medicine
10. Board Certification of Internal Medicine, Korean Association of Internal Medicine
"A study published in The Journal of Nutrition found that ramen (Instant Noodles) it's not great for your heart, particularly if you're a woman.
"Study author Dr. Hyun Joon Shin, a clinical cardiology fellow at Baylor University Medical Center and a nutrition epidemiology doctoral student at Harvard School of Public Health, says that one likely reason is that women have different sex hormones and metabolism than men, TIME reports .
"Other culprits could include instant noodle packaging, which is often lined with the endocrine disruptor BPA and can mess with estrogen signaling, which may, in turn, lead to some of the risk factors for cardiometabolic syndrome.
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