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  • Date: 2020-08-21
  • Update: 2020-08-24
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President, National Health Research Institutes

President, National Health Research Institutes



1982 Ph.D., Biomathematics, Biostatistics, University of Washington, Seattle
1979  M.S., Statistics, University of South Carolina, Columbia
1973 B.A., Mathematics, National Tsing Hua University

Professional Experience-

  1. 2010 to November 2017      President, National Yang-Ming University
  2. July 2003 to August 2006   Vice President (Acting President, January 1 to June 30, 2006), National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan, R.O.C.
  3. 1982-2010                           Professor, Department of Biostatistics, Bloomberg School of Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University
  4. 1996-2003                           Graduate Program Director, Department of Biostatistics, School of Hygiene and Public Health, The Johns Hopkins University

Specialty or Areas of interests-

Analysis of correlated data; genetic and psychiatric epidemiology

Awards & Honors-

  1. American Statistical Association's Snedecor Award for best publication in Biometry for 1986 (1987)
  2. American Public Health Association's Spiegelman Award for outstanding accomplishments in the field of health statistics (1990)
  3. Elected Fellow, American Statistical Association (1995)
  4. Advising, Mentoring and Teaching Recognition Award, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University (1997)
  5. 2000 Bernard G. Greenberg Distinguished Lecturer, Department of Biostatistics, University of North Carolina (2000)
  6. Elected Academician, Academia Sinica, R.O.C. (2002)
  7. Distinguished Alumni Award, National Tsing-Hua University (2006)
  8. American Public Health Association’s Rema Lapouse Award for significant contributions to the scientific understanding of the epidemiology and control of mental disorders (2010)
  9. Career Achievement Award, International Chinese Statistical Association (2011) 
  10. Elected Member, the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World (TWAS) (2012)  
  11. International Statistical Institute’s Karl Pearson Prize for contemporary research contribution that has had profound influence on statistical theory, methodology, practice, and/or applications (2015)
  12. Elected Member, the National Academy of Medicine, USA (2015)
  13. The Heritage Award, Johns Hopkins Alumni Association for his exceptional devotion (2016)
  14. Elected Member, Society of Scholars, Johns Hopkins University for distinguished contributions in individual field of scholarship since 1982  (2016)