Chen-Ming Yang ’96 to Head International Health Office for Taiwan
Chen-Ming Yang, ’96 was appointed to be the Director General of the Bureau of International Cooperation (BIC), Department of Health (DOH), Taiwan. The BIC oversees the international affairs of DOH, including bilateral and multilateral cooperation, and international medical aid. The office is also responsible for communicating with health related NGOs and international organizations, such as the World Health Organization, the World Trade Organization, and other such entities. In addition, the BIC also facilitates the successful implementation of health related international regulations and conventions in Taiwan. In addition to his J.D. from the law school, he holds a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and an M.D. from Taipei Medical University in Taiwan. Before joining the BIC he worked in several medical positions, including vice superintendent of Taipei Municipal Wan Fang Hospital, chief of staff of Taipei Medical University, and deputy executive officer of Taiwan Joint Commission of Hospital Accreditation. Most recently he was an associate professor of School of Health Care Administration, Taipei Medical University. Yang is also board certified to be a nuclear medicine specialist in Taiwan.