Our Superintendent

Deh-Ming Chang, M.D., Ph.D

 

Education:

Year  
1974-1981 M.D. - National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.
1988-1990 M.S. - Biology, Harvard University, U.S.A.
2003-2007 Ph.D. - Health Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Postgraduate training:

Year  
1979-1981 Intern, Rotating System, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
1981-1983 Resident in Medicine, Rotating System, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
1984-1986 Senior Resident in Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
1986-1987 Chief Resident in Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
1987-1988 Attending Physician, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy, Internal Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.
1988-1990 Research Fellow in Rheumatology, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, U.S.A.

Certification and Licensure:

 Year  
 1981 National Qualification for Physician (13078)
 1981 Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG, 340-906-7)
 1981 National Board of Medicine (009817)
 1988 National Board of Internal Medicine (0720)
 1988 National Board of Rheumatology (080)
 1988 National Board of Allergy and Immunology (107)
 1990  Fellow of American College of Rheumatology (FACR)
 1999  National Board of The Society of Ultrasound in Medicine R.O.C. (080)
 2003  Fellow of American College of Angiology (108956) (FACA)
 2008 Certificate of Training in Health Management Training Program, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health

Academic Appointment:

Year  
1981-1987 Assistant of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.
1987-1990 Instructor of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.
1990-1995 Associate Professor of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.
1995- Professor of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.
2003-2004 Dean, School of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.
2005-2011 Dean, Institute of Life Sciences, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.
2005-2011 President, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.
2012- Adjunct Professor, Graduate School of Clinical Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Hospital Appointments:

Year

 

1990-

Attending Physician, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy, Internal Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei.

1994-2000

Chief, Rheumatology/Immunology/Allergy, Department of Internal Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei.

1995-1997

Chief, Division of Medical Affairs, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

1997-1999

Vice Director, Division of Civilian Administration, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

1999-2001

Director, Division of Civilian Administration, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2000-2002

Chairman, Department of Medicine, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei.

2002-2003

Deputy Superintendent, (Administrative Affairs) Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei.

2003-2004

Deputy Superintendent, (Educational and Research Affairs) Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei.

2004-2005

Deputy Superintendent (Medical Affairs, Executive officer), Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei.

2004-

Major General, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2005-2007

Superintendent, Tri-Service General Hospital, National Defense Medical Center, Taipei.

2005-2011

President, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2011-2014

Director General, Medical Affairs Bureau, Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2011-2014

Lieutenant General, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2014-

Vice Superintendent, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, R.O.C.

Editorial Boards:

Year

 

1994-2006

Associate Editor, J Rheumatol (ROC)

1999-2010

Editorial board, Chinese Medical Journal (Taipei)

1999-

International Advisory Board, International Journal of Rheumatic Diseases.

1999

Reviewer of Critical Care Medicine.

2005

Expert Reviewer of Clinical Immuology.

2006-2011

Chairperson, Journal of Medical Sciences.

2007-2011

Publisher (founder), News Letter, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2006

Editorial review, Journal of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery.

2008

Reviewer of European Journal of Immunology.

2008

Reviewer of Journal of Inflammation.

2009

Editorial board, the Journal of Arthritis.

2010-

Editorial board, the Cellular, and Molecular Immunology.

2009

Reviewer of Cell Biology International.

2010

Reviewer of Journal of Inflammation.

2011-

Publisher, Journal of Medical Science, Official Journal of National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2011-

Publisher (Founder), Military Medicine, Medical Affairs Bureau, Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan, R.O.C.

2012

Reviewer of Cellular Immunology, Lupus, Clinical Immunology, and Arthritis Therapy and Research.

2012

Reviewer of Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, China.

2013

Reviewer of grant application (€329822.00, HRA-POR-2013-365) for the Health Research Awards 2013, Ireland.

2013

Reviewer of Immunology, Cellular Immunology, J. Inflammation, and Rheumatology.

Professional Society:

Year

 

1981-

Internal Medicine Association, R.O.C.

1985-

Rheumatology Association, R.O.C.

1985-

Immunology Association, R.O.C.

1989-

Fellow, American College of Rheumatology.

1989-

Massachusetts Medical Society.

1992-

American Association for the Advancement of Science.

1992-

The New York Academy of Sciences.

1999-

Taiwan College of Healthcare executives.

2003-

Fellow, American College of Angiology.

2004-

Taiwan Health Education Association.

Major Organization, Foundation, and Committee Assignments:

Year

 

1992-2007

Executive Committee, Immunology Association, R.O.C.

1992-

Executive Committee, Rheumatology Association, R.O.C.

1999-

Chairman, Public Education Dept. Rheumatology Association, R.O.C.

1999-

Representative of Member Convention, Taipei Medical Association, R.O.C.

2001-

Advisor, MaGay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan.

2002-

Advisory board, Scientific Advisory Committee, Taiwan.

2002-

Executive Committee, Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine.

2003-

Advisor, Show Chwan Memorial Hospital, Taiwan.

2004-

Executive Committee, Association of Health Education, R.O.C.

2005-

Executive Committee, Association of Taiw an Medical Center.

2005-

Executive Committee, Association of Medical Quality, R.O.C.

2005-

Executive Committee, Taiwan Joint Commission on Hospital Accreditation

2005-

Directorate, Arthritis Foundation, R.O.C.

2005-

Executive Directors, Taiwan Society of Internal Medicine.

2005-2007

Executive Committee, Taiwan Hospital Association.

2005-2006

Chairman, National Physician Examination, Ministry of Examination.

2005

Chairman, Faculty Evaluation Committee, National Defense University, Taiwan.

2006

Member of APLAR RA Special Interest Group (RA SIG).

2006-

Member of National Physician Examination Evaluation Committee, Ministry of Examination.

2007-2009

Committee Member, Hospital Global Budget Committee, Health Insurance Bureau.

2007-2010

President, The Chinese Society of Immunology.

2007

Member, International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS).

2008

Member, International Council for Science: Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA).

2008

Member, Federation of Immunological Societies of Asia-Oceania (FIMSA) Council (2008-2011).

2008

Member, Higher Education Evaluation & Accreditation Council of Taiwan.

2009

Member, Policy Committee, Taiwan Association of Medical Education, Taiwan.

2010-

Honorable Executive member, The Chinese Society of Immunology.

2010-

Honorable President, The Immunology Society of Chinese Herb and Western Medicine.

2011-2012

Chairman, National Physician Examination, Ministry of Examination.

2011-

Executive member, The Red Cross Society of The Republic of China.

2011-

Committee member, Taiwan Blood Services Foundation.

Awards and Honors:

Year

 

1995

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

1997

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

1998

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

1998

Who’s Who in the World, 15th ed.

1999

Outstanding Research Award, Tri-Service General Hospital.

2000

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

2000

Outstanding Physician in Taipei, Department of Health, Taiwan.

2000

The Chung-Su-Chi Memorial Award in Chinese Immunology Society for SLE research.

2002

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

2002

The Merck Foundation Research Award.

2003

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

2004

National Biotechnology Quality Award (IL-1 ra/IL-10 fusion protein).

2004-2011

Major General, Ministry of National Defense, Republic of China.

2003

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

2004

Who’s Who in Taiwan.

2006

Who’s Who in Asia.

2007

Outstanding Teacher Award, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan.

2008

Outstanding Research Award, National Defense Medical Center.

2009

Outstanding Achievement Award, National Defense Medical Center Alumni, North America (Oct. 31, 2009).

2010

Insignia of officer of the National Order of the Republic of the Gambia.

2011

Lieutenant General, Ministry of National Defense, Republic of China.

2012

The Chen-Jen-Yen Memorial Award in the Annual Meeting of Rheumatology 2012 (Dec. 15) for the Best presented paper: TACE-dependent amphiregulin release is induced by IL-1 beta and enhances cell invasion in fibroblast-like synoviocyte with rheumatoid arthritis.

2012

The Chen-Jen-Yen Memorial Award in the Annual Meeting of Rheumatology 2012 (Dec. 15) for the Best Presented Paper: CD146 directs stem cells chondrogenesis and TH17 cells expression on Wharton’s Jelly mesenchymal stem cells.

2013

Asia Pacific Who's Who (Volume XII).

2013

Asian Admirable Achievers (vol. VII).

2013

The Best Presented Paper of the Year, 2013, 31th Annual Meeting of Taiwan Rheumatology Association, (Dec. 8, Hsinchu): Circulating mesenchymal cells suppress disease progression in collagen-induced arthritis mice through mediation of T cell function.