Cheng-Hsun Chiu received his medical degree from the Chung Shan Medical and Dental Collage and his Doctorate degree from the Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Chang Gung University College of Medicine. He completed a residency in pediatrics at the Department of Pediatrics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Department of Pediatrics, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Dr. Chiu is currently a Visiting Staff and Professor of pediatrics in Chang Gung Children’s Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Taoyuan, Taiwan. Dr. Chiu’s research interests focus primarily on pediatric infectious diseases, antimicrobial resistance mechanism, vaccines, Salmonella pathogenesis, and bacteria-host interaction. Currently, his work at Chang Gung Children’s Hospital continues to pursue and expand microbial genomics and bacteria-host interaction studies. He has authored and coauthored more than 200 scientific papers, including some papers published in highly prestigious journals, such as New England Journal of Medicine and Lancet, for which he has earned international recognition. Moreover, he is the Author of four book chapters and presented papers in many national and international scientific meetings. Dr. Chiu has been reviewing papers for a number of medical journals, including the Journal of Infectious Diseases, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Infectious Disease Journal, and Clinical Microbiology and Infection, and currently serves as an Editor of the Chang Gung Medical Journal, Pediatrics and Neonatology, and Journal of Formosan Medical Association. He is the recipient of several awards, primarily in the area of infectious diseases. He is a Member of the Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society, American Society for Microbiology, Chinese Taipei Pediatric Association, and Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan, among other associations.
Biography Updated on 2 January 2012