Dr. Tae-Heung Kim graduated from and acquired a doctoral degree (PhD) at Seoul National University College of Medicine. He completed an internship and dermatology residency at Seoul National University Hospital. He moved to the Department of Dermatology, Gyeongsang National University, and was then promoted to Professor and Chairman of Dermatology. In 1996, he did a research sabbatical for two years at the Department of Immunology, University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. In 2003, he started private practice as Director of the White-Line Skin Clinic and Research Center, Changwon, Kyungnam. He is an active member of many international and domestic societies, and was the President of the Korean Society for Vitiligo (2016–2018).