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About the Minister
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Wen-Ta Chiu

Wen-Ta Chiu, M.D., Ph.D.

1975 Chung Shan Medical College Graduate School of Medicine, TAIWAN
1985 Research in Neurology, University of Stanford, U.S.A.
1987 Master in Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
1989 Ph.D in Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
1991 Ph.D in Neurology, School of Medicine, Nihon University, JAPAN

《Working Experiences》
1985- Lecturer, Associate Professor & Professor of School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
1993-1996 Dean, School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University
  Administrative Deputy Superintendent, Taipei Medical University Hospital
1997-2008 Superintendent,Taipei Medical University-Wan Fang Hospital
2000-2004 Dean, Graduate Institute of Injury Prevention and Control, Taipei Medical University
2004-2008 Vice-Principal, Taipei Medical University
2008-2009 Superintendent, Taipei Medical University-Shuang Ho Hospital
2008-2011 Principal, Taipei Medical University
2011-2013 Minister, Department of Health, Executive Yuan
2013- Minister, Ministry of Health and Welfare

《Professional Club Experiences》
1998-2001 President Taiwanese Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion Association
1999-2004 President, Taiwan Region Hospital Association
2000-2006 President, Taiwan College of Healthcare Executives
2002-2003 President, Taiwan Neurosurgical Society
2002-2010 Secretary & Committee member, Neurotraumatology Committee, World Federation of Neurosurgical Societies (NTC, WFNS)
2005- Adjunct Faculty, Center for Health Policy Research and Development (currently Institute of Population Health Sciences)
2005-2008 President, Taiwan Nongovernment of Hospitals and Clinics Association
2006-2011 President, Taiwan Neurotrauma Society President, Taiwan Health Insurance Association
2007-2010 President-elect, International Society of Reconstructive Neurosurgery
  President, Academy for Multidisciplinary Neurotraumatology
2008-2009 President, Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium of Public Health (APACPH)
2009-2014 Guest Researcher, National Institutes of Health, USA
2010-2012 President, Asia-Oceania Neurotrauma Society (AONTS)
2010-2011 President, Taiwan Surgical Association

《Awards and Achievements》
1984 Taiwan Cheng Hsin Medical Award
1993 Huang Foundation Thesis Award
1996 Wang Ming-Ning Medical Contribution Award
1997 Education-Culture Medal
1999 Outstanding Alumni Award at 50th Anniversary (50 at 50) of University of Pittsburgh
2000 11th Executive Yuan National Quality Award (Individual Achievement Award)
2000 International College of Surgeons (Chicago) Outstanding Research Award
2001 International College of Surgeons (Chicago) Outstanding Research Award
2001 Taipei Medical University Teaching Excellence Award
2002 13th Executive Yuan National Quality Award (Organization Award-Wan Fang Hospital)
2003 K.T. Lee Management Medal
2007 Taiwan's 17th Health Service and Dedication Award
2007 APACPH Contribution Award
2009 Medal of Health
2009 Legacy Laureate Award of University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A.
2009 Golden Peak Award of Outstanding Leaders
2010 20th Executive Yuan National Quality Award (Organization Award-Taipei Medical University)
2010 Honorary Doctorate -Vasile Goldis West University of Arad, Romania
2010 Honorary Doctorate -Bogdan Voda University, Romania
2012 David P. Rall Award for Advocacy in Public Health (American Public Health Association, APHA)
2012 Special APACPH Award (Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, APACPH)
2013 University of Pittsburgh 225th Anniversary Medallion
2013 Doctor of Public Health, Honoris Causa (Epidemiology), Mahidol University

《Areas of Expertise》
。Epidemiology; Health Policy Planning, Implementation and Administration; Injury Prevention; Hospital Management; Neurotrauma, Neuroregeneration, Neurosurgery

《Academic Researches》
。434 Academic publications
。30 Book or Book Chapters
。Administration of 96 research grants