Prof. Hsueh is Professor in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, College of Medicine, at the National Taiwan University (NTU). After graduation from NTU College of Medicine, he completed several years of clinical internship and residency, specializing in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. Throughout his career, Prof. Hsueh has held positions that have included president of Global Chinese Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (GCACMID), immediate past president of the Taiwan Society of Microbiology (TSM), president of the Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (APSCMI, formerly, Western Pacific Society of Chemotherapy [WPSC], and executive committee member of The Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan (IDST) and secretary general of the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC). He has served as chairperson for and has been a member of advisory and scientific committees of many regional and international congresses on infectious disease and clinical microbiology. Professor Hsueh is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection (JMII), Deputy-Editor of Journal of Formosan Medical Association (JFMA), Editor of International Journal Antimicrobial Agents (IJAA), and sits on the editorial board of several prestigious journals, and acted as a reviewer for more than 50 journals. His major research interests include epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance, including bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi; molecular epidemiology of emerging pathogens; and molecular diagnosis of infectious agents. An avid researcher, Prof. Hsueh has authored more than 700 original and review articles.
Biography Updated on 11 December 2013