Vice President / Ming-Lung Yu

余明隆 副校長

Education

1989
M.D., Faculty of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2000
Ph.D. Graduate Institute of Medical Science, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Faculty

2018/07-   Vice President, Kaohsiung Medical University
2017-now Adjunct Professor, College of Biological Science and Technology, National Chiao Tung University, Hsin-Chu, Taiwan
2016-2017 Visiting Professor, Liver Center, Division of Gastroenterology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA.
2014-now Adjunct Professor, Institute of Biomedical Sciences, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2013-now Distinguished Professor, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2006-2013 Professor, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan (015247)
2003-2006 Associate Professor, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2000-2003 Assistant Professor, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan

Postdoctoral Training

1994-1996 Occupational Medicine training, Department of Occupational Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
1992-1994 Gastroenterology training, Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
1992-1994 Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
1989-1992 Residency training, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
1988-1989

Internship, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital

Licensure and Certification

2007 Clinical Principal Investigator (CPI), Academy of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Investigators
2002 National Board of Occupational Medicine, R.O.C. (No. 000058)
2002

Board of Occupational Medicine, R.O.C. (No. 0115)

1994 Board of Gastroenterology, R.O.C. (No.0550)
1992 Board of Internal Medicine, R.O.C. (No. 003370)
1989 National Medical Board of Republic of China (醫字第018263)

Hospital Appointments

2015-2016 Chief, Hepatobiliary section, Department of Internal Medicine and Hepatitis Center, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
2012-2015 Vice Superintendent, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
2010-2012 Superintendent, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital
1998-2003 Attending Physician, Department of Occupational Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital
1994-now Attending Physician, Department of Occupational Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
1994-now

Attending Physician, Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital

1994-now Attending Physician, Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital

Other Professional Positions

2009-2009 Chairman of preparatory committee, Kaohsiung Municipal Ta-Tung Hospital 2010-2011 Secretary General, Taiwan Association for Study of Liver Disease
2007-2009 Professional Consumer of Drug Advisory Committee, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, ROC.
2003-2009 Director, Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
2003-2009 Secretary of Medical Affairs, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
2003-2005 Member of the Kaohsiung City Committee of Occupational Disease Identification
2001-2002

Director of the Occupational Safety and Health Committee, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital

1999-now Deputy Secretary-General, Taiwan Liver Research Foundation
1998-2002 Member of the Radiation Safety Committee, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital
1998-2003 Chief, Department of Occupational Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital
1996-1998 Member of the Medical Information Technology and Development Committee, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital

Awards and Honors

  • Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council, 2012
  • The Presidential Award – Oral Presentation, Asian Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver Single Topic Conference on Hepatitis B Virus, Taipei, 2018.
  • JGHF (Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology Foundation) Emerging Leader Lectureship, Asian-Pacific Digestive Week 2016
  • The 19th Outstanding Alumni Award on Academic Achievement, Kaohsiung Medical University, 2014
  • Kao-Xing Award, Kaohsiung Medical Association, 2012
  • Award of Pattern Approval, Kaohsiung Medical University, 2014
  • Outstanding Research Article Award, Kaohsiung Medical University, 2005, 2006, 2007,2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,2016,2017
  • Best Research Performance Index Award, Kaohsiung Medical University, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015,2016,2017
  • Best Research Article, Taiwan Liver Research Foundation, 2012
  • Best Poster Award, 7th Single Topic Conference of the APASL in Chiba, December 17-18, 2010
  • Best Poster Award, 18th Conference of the APASL in Seoul, March 23-26, 2008
  • Best clinical research article, the annual meeting of Society of Internal Medicine, R.O.C., Taipei, 2005
  • Best Chief Resident, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital, 1994

Memberships

2015 American Association for the Study of the Liver (1131)
2012 European Association for the Study of the Liver (14034)
2006 Asia Pacific Association for the Study of the Liver (MN-0114)
2002 Taiwan Association for Study on Liver Disease
1994 Environmental and Occupational Medicine Association, R.O.C. (No. 0352)
1994

The Society of Ultrasound in Medicine of the Republic of China (No. 03945)

1992 Gastroenterological Society of Taiwan (No. 0809)
1989 Society of Internal Medicine, R.O.C.
1989 Formosan Medical Association, R.O.C.

Major Research Interests

1.  Molecular epidemiology of hepatitis C virus infection in Taiwan
2.  Host epigenetic/genetic studies in chronic hepatitis C patients
3.  Personalized therapy of patients with acute and chronic hepatitis C
4.  Pathogenesis and treatment of hepatocellular carcinoma
5.  Molecular/epigenetic/genetic studies of hepatocellular carcinoma
6.  The effect of mass hepatitis B virus vaccination in Taiwan
7.  Treatment of chronic hepatitis B patients

Principal Clinical and Hospital Service Responsibilities

1994-now Attending Physician, Division of Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
1994-now

Attending Physician, Department of Preventive Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital

1994-now Attending Physician, Department of Occupational Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
1998-2003 Attending Physician, Department of Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital
1998-2003 Attending Physician, Department of Occupational Medicine, Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital

Teaching Experience

1989-now Clinical teaching for medical students at Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
1992-now

Resident Training in Clinical Medicine at Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital

1994-now Hepatology fellow training in Clinical Hepatology at Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital
1998-now Resident Training in Clinical Medicine and Clinical Hepatology at Kaohsiung Municipal Hsiao Kang Hospital
2000-now Hepatology in School of Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2009-now Molecular basis of liver disease at Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University

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