Eugene Bell team rides cart in rural North Korea, where most treatment centers for MDR TB are located

Team Members


United States

Stephen W. Linton , Founder/President

Stephen Linton was born in Philadelphia in 1950 and grew up in Korea, where his father was a third generation Southern Presbyterian missionary. He is a visiting associate of the Korea Institute at Harvard University. Linton is currently chairman of The Eugene Bell Foundation (EugeneBell), a not-for-profit... Read More ►

James H. Lim , Vice President Emeritus

James Lim joined EugeneBell
early on and has devoted years of his retirement to making EugeneBell a major
private-sector source of assistance to North Korean tuberculosis sufferers. He
has served concurrently as Vice Chairman on the boards of EugeneBell US and
EugeneBell Korea and was instrumental in guiding both organizations... Read More ►

Dr. KJ Seung , Medical Director

Dr. Kwonjune (KJ) Seung attended the Stanford School of Medicine and joined Partners In Health (PIH) in Peru in 2001, where he worked on scaling up MDR-TB diagnosis and treatment throughout the country. Since then, he has worked closely with ministries of health in numerous countries to improve access to... Read More ►

US Board of Directors

Dr. Benjamin S. Lee, M.D. , Board Member

Graduated Loma Linda University

Graduated Yonsei University College of Medicine

Practicing internal medicine physician in Maryland

Hong Sup Kim , Board Member

CEO of Lounge Confecçoes LTDA

Secretary of The National Unification Advisory Council in Brazil

Executive Director of the Korean School in Brazil

Former Vice President of The Korean Association in Brazil (2002-2003)

Dr. David Hershey Hopper, M.D. , Board Member & Treasurer

Moses Cone Hospital (2008 – present)

Urgent Medical and Family Care, Greensboro, NC (2008 – present)

American Board of Family Medicine

Se Heum Hong , Board Member

1978 – Present: Owner & President of Fashion World Enterprises, Inc.

2003 – 2007: President of the Korean-American Coalition of the Midwest

2007 – 2009: President of the National Unification Advisory Council, Chicago Region

Brian Park , Board Member

BS from California State University of LA

Import and manufacture business owner/operator since 1998

Lives and works in Southern California

Ed Bachrach , Board Member

Former Chairman and CEO of Bachrach Clothing Inc

Founder of Build Cambodia

Graduated with a BSBA from Northwestern University

Graduated with MPA from Harvard Kennedy School

Taewon Jonathan Kim , Board Member

CEO and owner of Olive Ole (2005 – Present)

Former CFO at  Prime Business Credit, Los Angeles

Former CPA at Kim & Lee CPAs, Los Angeles

Graduated with BS in Accounting from University of Florida

Edward Matthew Dougherty , Board Member

Priest of the Maryknoll Mission Society

Served as a seminarian and priest in Tanzania and Kenya

Former General Superior, Maryknoll Mission Society

Currently Maryknoll’s Liaison to the Vatican