Chemistry | Emory College ’26
Phone: (310) 707-5527
Henry Chung is an undergraduate with a focus on Chemistry. His work in the Yoon Lab, guided by mentor Dr. Kyung Hee Kim, is at the forefront of regenerative medicine, where he is developing innovative procedures involving the culturing and utilization of stem cells. This research not only represents Henry’s academic dedication but also his commitment to pushing the boundaries of medical science.
Looking ahead, Henry has set his sights on a career in medicine. He is driven by a vision to implement reforms that would enhance healthcare accessibility in remote areas and lower the barriers to entering the medical profession. His goal is to make a tangible difference in the lives of those who are most in need of medical care but have the least access to it.
Outside the lab and classroom, Henry engages in hobbies and activities that reflect his diverse interests and community spirit. He is an avid collector of trading cards, a hobby that showcases his appreciation for detail and community culture. Additionally, Henry contributes to the campus community through his work at the Fixie, the campus bike shop. Here, he offers free tune-ups to fellow students, combining his mechanical skills with a desire to support and connect with his peers.
Through his research in the Yoon lab, academic achievements, and extracurricular activities, Henry Chung is laying a solid foundation for his future in medicine. His passion for science, combined with his commitment to community service, positions him as an emerging leader in the effort to make healthcare more accessible and equitable.