Choi, Young Il
Youngil Choi, Dr.Ph., received B.Th. in Theology from Sahmyook University in 1991 and M.Th. in 1994. He then studied M.Ph. (Master of Public Health, 2006) in Health Ministry at AIIAS (Advanced International Institute of Advanced Studies) and Dr.Ph. (Doctor of Public Health, 2008) in Preventive Health Care at AUP (Adventist University of Philippines).
His service in the Seventh-Day Adventist Church began at ECKC (East Centeral Korean Conference) as a local pastor (1994-2004) and he served at Seoul Sahmyook Medical Center as a Head Chaplain and Director of lifestyle Disease Research Center (2008-2010).
In 2013 he joined NSD (Northern Asia-Pacific Division) as an Assistant Director of PMM (Pioneer Mission Movement) and NKM (North Korea Mission). At the NSD quinquennial session on November, 2015, he has been appointed as a Director of Health Ministry of NSD.
Pastor Choi and his wife, Eunjung Kang (Angela), have two sons: Haneul Choi is now studying Architecture Course at Hongik University and Juan Choi is a student of High School.