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Dr. Han K. Kang

Wrong Dr. Han K. Kang?

Research Health Scientist

Phone: (202) ***-****  
Email: h***@***.gov
Local Address:  Washington , District of Columbia , United States
Department of Veterans Affairs
810 Vermont Avenue, Nw
Washington Dc , District of Columbia 20420
United States

Company Description: The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) was established on March 15, 1989, succeeding the Veterans Administration. It is responsible for providing federal benefits...   more

Employment History

  • Director of Environmental Epidemiology Service
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Director, War Related Illness and Injury Study Center
    Department of Veterans Affairs
  • Director
    Injury Studies Center
  • Researcher
  • Director of Environmental Epidemiology Service
  • Director Environmental Epidemiology Service
    U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Board Memberships and Affiliations

  • Director
    War Related Illness
  • Director
    Environmental Epidemiology Service
42 Total References
Web References
Now as I point out below ..., 11 Nov 2010 [cached]
Now as I point out below in Dr. Kang's study of the chemical corps workers the finding that these men are ill and some are unable to work. The Veteran is in the process of losing his home and his car has already been collected then says OK out of desperation.
Recently we have Dr. Han K. Kang who is the Director of Environmental Epidemiology Service, Department of Veterans Affairs that makes this case in his study of Army Chemical Corps Workers quite clear in this matter.
General Joseph W. Stilwel, Chapter 85, 14 Mar 2011 [cached]
The study was conducted by a research team under the direction of Dr. Han K. Kang, director of VA's War Related Illness and Injury Studies Center . The study appears in the November issue of the American Journal of Industrial Medicine. (More)
We are disappointed that no such ..., 3 May 2010 [cached]
We are disappointed that no such clear statement that 250,000 veterans remain ill exists in the Draft Task Force report when a VA researcher, Dr. Han Kang, is credited with this important conclusion in his peer-reviewed study, "Health of US Veterans of 1991 Gulf War: A Follow-Up Survey in 10 Years," published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine in April 2009.
Veterans News, 17 June 2003 [cached]
Dr. Han K. Kang, director of VA's environmental epidemiology service, who conducted the earlier study, will lead the research effort.
Concurrent Receipt Grass Roots, 7 Jan 2007 [cached]
Agent Orange, a weed killer containing dioxin, was widely used during the Vietnam War, Dr. Han K. Kang of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Washington, DC and colleagues note in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine.Overall, two thirds of the herbicides used during the conflict contained dioxin.
To understand the long-term effects of exposure to the chemicals, Kang and his team compared 1,499 members of the US Army Chemical Corps to 1,428 vets who had worked in chemical operations jobs but did not serve in Vietnam.The Chemical Corps members had been responsible for spraying herbicide around base camp perimeters, as well as aerial spraying of the chemicals from helicopters.
Study participants were surveyed by telephone in 1999 and 2000.
Han K. Kang, DrPH 1 *, Nancy A. Dalager, MS 1, Larry L. Needham, PhD 2, Donald G. Patterson Jr., PhD 2, Peter S.J. Lees, PhD 3, Katherine Yates, MS 3, Genevieve M. Matanoski, MD, DrPH 3
email: Han K. Kang (
*Correspondence to Han K. Kang, Director, Environmental Epidemiology Service (135), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Ave.NW, Washington, DC 20420.
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