2024

  • 2024.06.18-07.31 Associate Professor Shu-Chi Wang went to the University of Pittsburgh and Duke University in the United States to implement the study abroad program and research exchange.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2024.02.17-02.20 Dr. Guenter Schwarz from University of Cologne visited KMU for research collaboration and students’ exchange program.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2024.01.29-02.06 Professor Liang-Yin Ke and students went to Rutgers University, New Jersey and New York University, New Your, USA for research collaboration and students’ exchange program. Dr. George M. Carman is the Board of Governors Professor of Food Science and Founding Director of the Rutgers Center for Lipid Research. Dr. Wei Dai is one of the faculty members in Center for Advanced Proteomics, and Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience. Dr. Ira Goldberg is current teaching in New York University and services in affiliated hospital, NYU Langone Health. He is specialize in Endocrinology and Lipid Disorders.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2024.01.14-02.05 Director Ke Liangyin went to Harvard University and Rutgers University in the United States to implement STEM projects.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)

2023

  • 2023.12.13 Dr. Tran Ngoc Dang and Dr. Nguyen Van Hieu are scholars from the University of Medicine and Pharmacy at Ho Chi Minh City and Thai Nguyen University of Agriculture and Forestry in Vietnam, respectively. They will be visiting on December 13th to engage in exchanges with three faculty members from our department regarding University Social Responsibility (USR) at Kaohsiung Medical University.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.12.06 Dr. Kenichi Tsuchizawa (background in occupational therapy), Vice President of Hirosaki University of Health and Welfare in Japan, visited for discussions on potential future collaboration opportunities. (Department of Occupational Therapy)
  • 2023.11.17-11.21 Professor Ke invited Assistant Professor Dr. Daniel Bender from the University Hospital of Zurich in Switzerland to visit KMU for teaching and research cooperation, and to give a special lecture and collaborative teaching.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2023.11.03 Professor Ke and Associate Professor Tsai of the Department of Medical Technology invited Professor Etsuro Ito form Waseda University, Japan to visit KMU and to discuss teaching and research cooperation. Later, professors went to the Animal Vaccine and Adjuvant Technology R&D Center of Pingtung University of Science and Technology to participate in a research progress meeting report.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2023.10.20 Dr Shih-fen Hsiao was invited by our sister College, the Faculty of Health Science, Hokkaido University, to join the 6th International FHS Conference and served as judge panel for best poster award.(Department of Physical Therapy)
  • 2023.10.18-10.22 Professor Ming-De Chen was invited to attend the 6th FHS International Symposium of the School of Health Sciences of Hokkaido University and discuss departmental exchanges and cooperation in the next year.(Department of Occupational Therapy)
  • 2023.10.04 Teacher Betty Ya-Wen Chiu was invited by the Japan Global Health Association to discuss future cooperation with Yonsei University of South Korea and the Ministry of Health of Vietnam to establish an Asian academic research network on "refugee health issues".(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.08.22 Teacher Betty Ya-Wen Chiu was invited by the Japan Global Health Association to conduct the third discussion with Yonsei University of South Korea, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, and scholars of Thailand on the content of the Asian Academic Research Network research funding application proposal for " refugee health issues ".(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.08.15 Teacher Betty Ya-Wen Chiu was invited by the Japan Global Health Association to conduct the second discussion with Yonsei University of South Korea, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, and scholars of Thailand on the content of the Asian Academic Research Network research funding application proposal for " refugee health issues ".(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.08.08 Teacher Betty Ya-Wen Chiu was invited by the Japan Global Health Association to conduct the first discussion with Yonsei University of South Korea, the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, and scholars of Thailand on the content of the Asian Academic Research Network research funding application proposal for " refugee health issues ".(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.08.02 Teacher Betty Ya-Wen Chiu was invited by the Japan Global Health Association to discuss future cooperation with Yonsei University of South Korea and the Ministry of Health of Vietnam to establish an Asian academic research network on "refugee health issues".(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.08.01-08.31 Professor Sheng-Fan Wang from Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Health Sciences, KMU conducted a NSCT grant: Targeting Endogenous microRNA for the Development of Dengue Virus Therapy—Taiwan-Thailand Bilateral Collaboration Project. (Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2023.07.27-07.28  Professor Etsuro Ito from Waseda University, Japan visited Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology of KMU for research collaborations. (Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology) 
  • 2023.07.15-07.31 Professor Sheng-Fan Wang from Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Health Sciences, KMU(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2023.07.07-07.22  Professor Liang-Yin Ke and Students of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology joined the internship program at the Cambridge Innovation Center and the Lab Central at Boston, USA. Later Professor Ke and Students also went to the Institute for Quantitative Biomedicine and the Department of Cell Biology & Neuroscience, Rutgers university New Brunswick to seek for future research collaborations and students’ exchange program. Assistant Professor Dr. Wei Dai hosted the whole event and mini educational tour at the Center for Advanced Proteomics.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2023.07.05 Teacher Betty Ya-Wen Chiu was invited by the Japan Global Health Association to discuss future cooperation with Yonsei University of South Korea and the Ministry of Health of Vietnam to establish an Asian academic research network on "refugee health issues".(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.07.01-07.31  Associate Professor Dr. Panan Ratthawongjirakul from the Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, visited Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, College of Health Sciences, KMU, for the students’ exchange program. Besides, we launched a three-university joined research collaboration among National Ping-Tung University Science and Technology, Chulalongkorn University, and Kaohsiung Medical University.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology) 
  • 2023.06.02 Academic Alliance and the director of the Global Health Research Center of KMU, Teacher Ya-Wen Chiu attended the "Asian Countries Immigrants and Health" online forum, which was initiated by Professor Dr. Jun Kobayashi, chairman of the Japan Global Health Association, with participants from Japan, South Korea's Yonsei University, and the Ministry of Health of Vietnam, discussed "immigrant health issues will become an important global health issue from 2020". On June 2, Teacher Ya-Wen Chiu was once again invited by the Japan Global Health Association to communicate and discuss with representatives from South Korea and Vietnam on how to establish an Asian academic research network for "refugee health issues" in the future.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2023.04.13-04.19 Professor Liang-Yin Ke of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology visited Professor Etsuro Ito of Waseda University for students’ internship program and discussing dual degree program between two schools.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2023.01.06-01.19 Dr SF Hsiao held a CPE OPTIMAL workshop for stroke rehabilitation in Vietnam under the global grant of Rotary International (VTT-GG2125902 2021-2024) for TPTA to support the professional development of PT in Vietnam. A MOU between TPTA and VNPTA; Dr Hsiao also presented the progress and structure of the CPE OPTIMAL in the ADMIRE workshop (supported by HI and USAID) held by World Physiotherapy there. Dr Hsiao also visited Hai Duong Medical Technical University for the collaboration of educational support of KMU via the USR funding.(Department of Physical Therapy)

2022

  • 2022.12.23 Dr. Ming-Chung Chou invited Prof. Marc Potvin, Michener Institute of Health Sciences, Toronto, Canada to visit KMU and Department of Radiation Oncology, KMUH.(Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences)
  • 2022.12.12-12.15 Dr. Wanchai Assavalapsakul from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand visited Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, KMU for research collaboration, and collaborative teaching to our graduate students.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2022.12.05 Dr. Tanapat Palaga, Dr. Sita Virakul from Chulalongkorn University, Thailand visited Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, KMU for research collaboration, and also gave special talks to our faculty members and students.(Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2022.11.05-11.13 Professor Liang-Yin Ke from department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology went to Professor Guenter Schwarz’s laboratory in the Institute for Biochemistry, Cologne University for research collaboration. (Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2022.10.31-12.02 Professor Liang-Yin Ke and Ph.D. student Shi Hui Law from department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology were invited to Cologne University in Germany for research collaboration. (Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology)
  • 2022.08.21 Dr Shih-fen Hsiao was invited to the 1st Vietnam Physiotherapy Scientific Conference (online).(Department of Physical Therapy)
  • 2022.08.17 The 19th International Network of Health Promotion Foundations (INHPF) Annual Meeting was held by Taiwan Health Promotion Administration (HPA), Kaohsiung Medical University and CCHP team via a virtual meeting. The theme of this year was “Health Promotion Policy for Global Action”.
    We specially invited Dr. Suvajee Good, Regional Advisor for Health Promotion and Social Determinants of Health, WHO South-East Asia Regional Office to be our keynote speaker and gave a speech on “The Importance and Direction of Health Promotion in the 21st Century”. Meanwhile, we also invited experts from Western Australia, Thailand, Korea, Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) and Prof. Kuo-Liong Chien from National Taiwan University (NTU), as well as Prof. Chih-Cheng Hsu from National Health Research Institutes (NHRI), representing Taiwan. By sharing the implementation of health promotion policies and the experiences from different countries, hoping that can enhance the competency of health promotion agencies and to achieve a sustainable society that is equal and healthy for all the public.
    A total of 244 participants attended this event and 97% of them shown the high satisfaction with this meeting.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2022.08.13 Dr Shih-fen Hsiao presented the CPE OPTIMAL project of Taiwan Physical Therapy Association to the Vietnam delegates in the final discussion session of the “2022 Taiwan-Vietnam Social Welfare and Rehabilitation Assistive Technology Care Training Cooperation Program”.(Department of Physical Therapy)
  • 2022.06.26-07.05 Chang-Chih Kuo visited the South California University, USA, for the MOE Scholarship for Excellent Students to Study Abroad or Overseas Internship Training and discussion for future academic collaboration(Department of Occupational Therapy)

2021

  • 2021.10.18 Dr Kohei Suga shared the experience of sports PT during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic/Paralympic and how to proceed a career as a sports PT.
  • 2021.10.18 Department of Public Health invited Des Moines University, Des moines, Iowa Associate Professor Darren LIU to give a speech(The Future of  Health Care Administration as a Profession as well as in Academic)
  • 2021.10.15 Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology invited Professor Guenter Schwarz & student CY Fu to give speeches(Molybdenum cofactor deficiency: The journey of finding a treating for a rare inborn error in metabolism & Metabolic interaction of systeine dioxygenase and sulfite oxidase in systeine catabolism)
  • 2021.01.26 Dr. Fengyi Guo (Visiting Professor from Department of OT, Indiana University) gave a special lecture.

2019

  • 2019.11.19-11.20 Associate Professor Liang-Yin Ke from Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology visited Cambridge Innovation Center, Boston, USA for international collaborations. Later had a meeting with Dr. Charles Hsu, Dr. June Huang and Bolong Xiong from EGI Capital, a Fund rising company in Cambridge Innovation Center, Boston.
  • 2019.10.24 Special talks by Anne K. Bendt, Federico Torta, Bo Burla from National University of Singapore on “The clinical applications of mass spectrometry biotechnology” at KMU hospital. Topics were “Mass Spectrometry of Lipids in Human Blood Plasma”, “A path to translation towards mass spectrometry-based clinical assays”, “Defining boundaries of lipidomic variations in health and disease” and “Data Processing of Large-Scale Lipidomics Analysis “
  • 2019.10.18-10.19 Associate Professor Liang-Yin Ke had academic collaborations at Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, India 
  • 2019.07.28-07.30 SDPS 2019 Taichung is organized around the theme of Changing the World via Innovative Design and Applications of Automation and AI. HAMI sponsored this conference for one symposium named “The Research Trend of Integration Healthcare Administration and Medical Informatics” and present 5 papers.
  • 2019.07.17-07.24  Assistant Professor Su-Hui Hu and Associate Professor Liang-Yin Ke from Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology will visit Waseda University, Japan to join the meeting for research collaboration and progress reports.  Associate Professor Liang-Yin Ke will present research topic: “The immunomodulatory ability of mesenchymal stem cells is mainly responsible for the massive range of their therapeutic potential”.
  • 2019.06.07-06.14 Professor Ming-Tsang Wu visit Masonic Cancer Center at the University of Minnesota in the United States of America and give a special seminar.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2019.06.02-06.06 Associate professor Chiung-Yu Peng attended the 67th Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics which was held by the ASMS (American Society for Mass Spectrometry), and had a poster presentation.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2019.06.01-06.06 Dr. Yu-Chang Tyan, Professor of Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences, attended the 67th ASMS Conference and published papers「Protein identification- the translational research study of HBx genes related to hepatocellular carcinoma & Is NAP treatment a solution for neuroprotection in ADNP mutation syndrome?」in Atlanta, USA.(Department of Medical Imaging and Radiological Sciences)2019.06.01-06.12 Associate professor Hui-Min Hsieh attended 2019 Annual Research Meeting in Washington D.C.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2019.06.01-06.12 Associate professor Hui-Min Hsieh attended 2019 Annual Research Meeting in Washington D.C.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2019.05.31-06.14 Professor Wang Tsu-Nai attended the  EAACI Congress 2019 in LISBON, PORTUGAL and had a poster presentation.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2019.05.31-06.07 Professor Ming-Tsang Wu attended the 67th Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics which was held by the ASMS (American Society for Mass Spectrometry), and had a poster presentation.(Department of Public Health)
  • 2019.03.11 Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology Associate Professor Liang-Yin Ke and Professor Etsuro Ito from Waseda University, and physicians from Changhua Christian Hospital had a research meeting on March 11. Dr. Chen: Establish a platform for rapiddiagnosis of important infectious diseases; Professor Etsuro Ito: progress report. 
  • 2019.01.28 Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology Associate Professor Liang-Yin Ke and Professor Günter Schwarz from Cologne University, Germany  had a progress report for MOST-BMBF grant—Investigate the structure, function and enzyme kinetics for ASAH2. The meeting was also for master student’s oral defense.

2018

    • 2018.11.16 Dr. Sheng-Fan Wang from Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Kaohsiung Medical University has visited the Department of Microbiology, Mahidol University and discussed regarding dual degree issue with Dr. Prasit Palittapongarnpim (Head), and Dr. Arunee Thithithanyanont (Deputy Head) (second and third one from left to right in the photo).

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    • 2018.11.14 Dr. Sheng-Fan Wang from Department of Medical Laboratory Science and Biotechnology, Kaohsiung Medical University has visited the Department of Microbiology, Chulalongkorn University and discussed regarding dual degree issue with Dr. Kobchai Pattargulwani (Head)(second one from left to right in both photos), Dr. Naraporn Sombocnna (first one from left to right in both photos) and Dr. Wanchai Assavalapasakul (fourth one in the second photo).

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    • 2018.10.07-10.13 Dr. Sheng-Fan Wang from Departement of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology, Kaohsiung Medical University invited Dr. Wanchai Assavalapsakul from Department of Microbiology, Chulalongkorn University,Thailand to visit and establish international cooperation and academic exchanges between the two universities.

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  • 2018.08.20-08.23 Associate Professor Sheng-Fan Wang from the Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences and Biotechnology, Kaohsiung Medical University has visited Dr. Wanchai Assavalapsakul at Department of Microbiology, Chulalongkorn University for discussion of the research collaboration and student exchange program. 
  • 2018.03.23-03.25 Dr Shih-fen Hsiao organized the ‘Asia Young Leaders’ Program 2018’ as a part of JPTA-TPTA Collaboration Training Program: Toward A Sustainable Future in Asia.  
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