Current dean

Professor Jaw-Town Lin

 

Term of office

August 2014 - present


Current position

  • President, The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan ( GEST ) ,Taipei, Taiwan

  • Dean, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University , New Taipei City, Taiwan

  • Chair Professor , School of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University, New Taipei City, Taiwan

  • Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Visiting professor and physician, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

  • Senior Consultant, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

 

Education

  • Bachelor of Medicine (1978)
    College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

  • M.D., Ph.D. (1986)
    The Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine
    College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

 

Training and academic appointment

  • 1979 - 1982
    Resident in Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital

  • 1982 - 1983
    Chief Resident in the same department

  • 1983 - 1987
    Visiting Staff and Lecturer, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

  • 1987 - 1990
    Associate Professor and Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University Hospital

  • Aug. 1990 - Dec. 1991
    Visiting Associate in Gastroenterology, NIDDK, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, USA

  • 1992 - 1995
    Associate Professor and Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

  • 1995 - 2012
    Professor and Staff Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University Hospital

  • 1995 - 2008
    Chief, Endoscopic Unit, National Taiwan University Hospital

  • 1995 - 1996
    Secretary, Medical Affairs. National Taiwan University Hospital

  • 1996 - 1998
    Vice-Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

  • 2000 - 2002
    Vice-superintendent, National Taiwan University Hospital

  • 2000 - 2006
    Chairman, Department of Primary Care Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

  • 2004 - 2007
    Chairman, Department of Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University and National Taiwan University Hospital

  • 2007 - 2013
    President, The Digestive Endoscopy Society of Taiwan ( DEST)

  • Feb. 2008 - Jan. 2012
    Dean, College of Medicine, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

  • Feb. 2008 - Jan. 2012
    Vice-Superintendent, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung County, Taiwan

  • 2012 - present
    President, The Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (GEST)
    Professor Emeritus, National Taiwan University
    Chair Professor, School of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University
    Visiting professor and physician, Shin-Kong Wu Ho-Su Memorial Hospital
    Senior Consultant, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

  • Aug 2014 to present
    Dean, College of Medicine, Fu Jen Catholic University

 

Administrative and committee responsibilities

  • 2006 - present, Adjunct Principal Investigator, NHRI, Taiwan

  • 2007 - present, Councilor, Asian Pacific Digestive Endoscopy Society ( APSDE )

  • 2013 - present, Member of finance committee, Member of digestive oncology committee, and Member of scientific program team, World Gastroenterology Organization ( WGO )

  • 2013 - present, Councilor, Asian Pacific Association of Gastroenterology ( APAGE )

 

Research interests

Gastric cancer, H.pylori, peptic ulcer, GERD, Acid-related GI disorders, Colorectal neoplasms, Biliary disorders, Pancreatic cancer and pancreatitis, Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy, Molecular biology

 

Specialty

Pancreatology, Hepatology, Gastroenterology, Molecular biology, Helicobacter, Abdominal ultrasonography, Endoscopy.

 

Reviewer

Gastroenterology, Cancer, Am. J. Gastroenterol, Int. J. Cancer, Lancet Oncology, Br. J Cancer, Int. J. Cancer, Carcinogenesis, Eur J Cancer, Hepato-Gastroenterology, J. Formosan Med. Assoc, Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics.etc.

 

Editors of major journals

Editor of Gut, Hepato-Gastroenterology, Helicobacter, Therapeutic Advances in Gastroenterology,Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

 

Honors and awards

  • Excellent Research Award, National Science Council, 1998

  • Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, 2000-2001

  • Excellent Research Award, National Science Council, 2002

  • Chairman, Reviewing Committee of Research Granting of National Science Council, Division of Internal Medicine(II).2004-2005

  • Excellent Research Award for Team Work (Team---Helicobacter pylori and gastric cancer study group) of National Taiwan University Hospital, 2006

  • Excellent Research Award, National Science Council, 2010

  • Honorary Fellowship of The Hong Kong Society of Gastroenterology, 2011-

  • Honorary Visiting Professor, Institute of Digestive Disease, the Chinese University Hong Kong, 2011-

  • Award, Marshall and Warren Lectureship, APDW 2015