Po-Ren Hsueh, MD
Divisions of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei
Prof. Hsueh is Professor in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine at National Taiwan University College of Medicine. Throughout his academic career, Prof. Hsueh has served as the President of Infection Control Society of Taiwan (ICST), President of the Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (APSCMI), Honorary president of Global Chinese Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (GCACMID), Secretary general and president-elect of the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC), and Honorary president of Global Chinese Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (GCACMID). He is also the Executive committee member of The Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan (IDST) and Executive committee member of Taiwan Society of Microbiology (TSM).
Prof. Hsueh is now the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection (JMII), Section Editor of International Journal Antimicrobial Agents (IJAA) and Funding editor of Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance (JGAR). His main research interests include epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance, including bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi, molecular epidemiology of emerging pathogens, molecular diagnosis of infectious agents, and infection control. Prof. Hsueh has published more than 800 original and review articles.
Terms of Appointment: July 2017 - June 2019