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College of Medicine

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Present Dean

Chih-Wei Yang, MD

Distinguished Professor, College of Medicine

Chang Gung University

Professor, Department of Nephrology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou, Taiwan

EDUCATION

Medical School, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

Internship, Veteran General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Residency, Chang Gung memorial Hospital

Visiting Associate, National Institute of Health, USA

ACADEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Director, Department of Nephrology, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou

Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou

Director, Department of Medical Research, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou

Deputy Chairman, Research and Development Committee, Chang Gung Medical Foundation

Director, Kidney Research Center, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Linkou

Deputy Secretary-General, Taiwan Society of Nephrology

Executive Councilor, Taiwan Society of Nephrology

Chairman, International Affair Committee, Taiwan Society of Nephrology

Chairman, Nephrology Board Committee, Taiwan Society of Nephrology

Council Member, International Society of Nephrology.

Executive Committee Member, International Society of Nephrology

Executive Committee Member, Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology

RESEARCH INTEREST

Pathogen-host interaction

Leptospirosis kidney disease

Mechanism of progressive kidney diseases

Dialysis related clinical research

AWARD

Award of Bioscience Research, National Science Council, Taiwan, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001

Outstanding Award of Bioscience Research, National Science Council, Taiwan, 2008

Outstanding Research Award, Chang Gung University, 2009

Outstanding Biomedical Research Award, Tien-Derh Li Foundation, 2010

Outstanding Contribution Award, Taiwan Society of Nephrology, 2014

Editorial Board

2007~2012 Kidney International (Official Journal, International Society of Nephrology)

2007~2010 Acta Nephrologica

2010~2013 Chang Gung Medical Journal

2014~ Kidney Disease

Editor

2011~ Associate Editor, Acta Nephrologica

2011~ Subject Editor, Nephrology (Official Journal, Asian Pacific Society of Nephrology)

2013~Associate Editor, Biomedical Journal

2014~Section Editor, Nephron Clinical Practice- Second Opinion

Publication

        More than 200 peer-reviewed papers