Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine
Prof Chen is one of the nation’s leaders in infection control and medical mycology in Taiwan. She is current Vice President, International Society for Human and Animal Mycology (https://www.isham.org/about-isham/council). She is also a council member of the Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan (http://www.idsroc.org.tw/about/people.asp) and the Infection Control Society of Taiwan (http://www.nics.org.tw/), an advisory board member at the Ministry of Health and Welfare, CDC, and Taipei City Government.
Prof Chen’s research focus includes clinical and molecular epidemiology of invasive fungal diseases, surveillance of healthcare-associated infection and medical informatics, the development of new diagnostic and therapeutic strategies for invasive fungal infections, and pathogenesis of Candida infection. She has authored or coauthored more than 330 peer-reviewed journal articles such as Emerging Infection Diseases, Clinical Infectious Diseases, Clinical Microbiology and Infection, Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy, J Med Internet Res, PLoS One, Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Medical Mycology, Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology, Journal of Hospital Infection, Journal of the Formosan Medical Association and Journal of Microbiology, Infection and Immunology. Her researcher’s profile is available at https://scholars.lib.ntu.edu.tw/cris/rp/rp06583/otherinfo.html
Dr. Chen has received several achievement awards, including personal academic awards from The Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan and Formosa Medical Association, Teaching Award from National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH); Epidemic Prevention and Control Award from CDC, Taiwan; Health and Welfare Profession Medal Award from Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan; and, on behalf of NTUH, quality improvement awards from CDC and Taipei City Government; Asia Pacific Hand Hygiene Excellent Award (developed country category) from Asia-Pacific Society of Infection Control and WHO Collaborating Centre on Patient Safety, Switzerland.