Chien-Ching Hung, MD, PHD

Chien-Ching Hung, M.D., Ph.D. joined the Division of Infectious Diseases at the National Taiwan University Hospital as a staff physician since 1996. He is currently the Clinical Professor of Medicine and Professor of the Department of Parasitology at the National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan.

Dr. Hung received his medical degree from the National Taiwan University College of Medicine.  After an internship in the Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, he completed a residency in Department of Internal Medicine at the National Taiwan University Hospital. This was followed by a fellowship in the Division of Infectious Diseases at the National Taiwan University Hospital and Infectious Diseases Training Program of National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan. He subsequently obtained master degree of international health at the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel, Switzerland in 2006, followed by PhD degree of Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, University of Antwerp, Antwerp, Belgium in 2009.

His research interests include epidemiology and clinical management of HIV-related opportunistic infections, amoebiasis, sexually transmitted infections, viral hepatitis coinfections, and transmitted drug resistance of HIV-1.

He has authored more than 300 articles in several peer-reviewed journals and, in the past two years, served as a reviewer for J Hepatol, J Infect Dis, HIV Med, PLoS One, Int J Tuberc Lung Dis, Int J Infect Dis, AIDS Res Hum Retrovirus, Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol, Open Forum Infect Dis, Am J Trop Med Hyg, AIDS Res Ther, Vaccine, and J Med Virol. He has served on the editorial board of the Scientific Report, World Journal of Gastroenterology, and Journal of Microbiology, Immunology and Infection. Dr. Hung is a member of the Taiwan Infectious Diseases Society and Taiwan AIDS Society.

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