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Certifications Research Fellows Trained
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1973 BS, Pre-Med National Taiwan University
1978 MD in Medicine National Taiwan University, Taipei
1981 PhD in Exp. Pathology University of California, San Francisco
1984 Residency in Ophthalmology Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore
1986 Fellowship in Cornea & Ext. Dis. Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Boston
1986 Assistant Professor Bascom Palmer Eye Institute,
University of Miami
1992 Associate Professor Bascom Palmer Eye Institute,
University of Miami
1998-01 Charlotte Breyer Rodgers
Chair Professor
Bascom Palmer Eye Institute,
University of Miami
2000-04 President International Ocular Surface Society
2000- Adjunct Investigator Division of Medical Engineering, National Health Research Institute (NHRI), Taipei, Taiwan;
2001- Medical Director & Consultant Bio-Tissue, Inc.
  2001- Director, Research & Development Bio-Lipid, Inc.
  2002- Director, Research & Development TissueTech, Inc.
  2002- Research Director Ocular Surface Foundation
 

2002

Ad Hoc Member VISA Study Section, NIH, NEI
2002- Editorial Board The Ocular Surface
2003 Ad Hoc Member Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neurosciences, NHI
2003-2004 Board Director MedNet, Inc.
2003- Editorial Board Cornea
  2004 Ad Hoc Member RO3 Study Section, NIH, NEI
  2004- Member Expert panel for Interagency Coordinating Committee on Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM)
2004 Ad Hoc Member RO3 Study Section
2005 Ad Hoc Member AED Study Section
2006 Ad Hoc Member AED Study Section
2008 Ad Hoc Member NIBIB Study Section
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Academic
a) National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan; Internship; 1977-78
b) Department of Ophthalmology, Wilmer Institute, The Johns Hopkins Hospital, Baltimore, Maryland; Ophthalmology Residency, 1981-84.
c) Cornea Service, Department of Ophthalmology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts; Cornea/External Disease Fellowship; 1984-86.
d) Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts; Staff Associate,
1984-85.
e) Eye Research Institute of Retina Foundation, Boston, Massachusetts; Assistant Scientist, 1985-86.
f) Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida; Assistant Professor; 1986-1992.
g) Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida; Associate Professor (Tenured); 1992-1998.
h) Department of Cell Biology & Anatomy, University of Miami, Miami, Florida, Associate Professor (joint appointment); 1995-present.
i) Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Miami, Miami, Florida; Professor (Tenured), Charlotte Breyer Rodgers Chair in Ophthalmology; 1998-2001.
j) Adjunct Investigator, Division of Medical Engineering, National Health Research Institute (NHRI), Taipei, Taiwan; 2000-present
k) Ad Hoc Member, VISA Study Section, NIH, NEI, 2002
l) Ad Hoc Member, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neurosciences, NIH, February, 2003
m) Visiting Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Tokyo Dental College, Japan, April 2003 – present
n) Ad Hoc Member, RO3 Study Section, March 2004.
o) Member of expert panel for Interagency Coordinating Committee on Validation of Alternative Methods (ICCVAM), August 2004- January 2005.
p) Ad Hoc Member, AED Study Section, June 2005.
q) Ad Hoc Member, AED Study Section, February 2006.
r) Ad Hoc Member, NIBIB Study Section, July 2008.
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Non-Academic
a) International Ocular Surface Society, President; 2000-2004
b) Ocular Surface Center, Director; 2002-present
c) Ocular Surface Research & Education Foundation, Research Director; 2001-present
d) Bio-Tissue, Inc., Medical Director and Consultant, 2001-present
e) Bio-Lipid, Inc., Director of Research & Development, 2001-present
f) TissueTech, Inc., Director of Research & Development, 2002-present
g) MedNet, Inc., Board Director, 2003-2004
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Education Commission for Foreign Medical Graduate (ECFMG) No. 291-691-4, May 1980
Federal License Exam (FLEX) No. 01546, December 1980
Board Certification by American Board of Ophthalmology, October 1985
Massachusetts Medical License No. 52199 (Inactive)
Florida Medical License ME 0049674 (Active)
Impression Cytology Laboratory License: State of Florida (No. 800017632)
CLIA (Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment 1998) (No.10D1004176)
NIH Human Participant Protections Education for Research Teams course, February 2004
CITI Course in The Protection of Human Research Subjects: Baptist Health South, Florida, March 2005
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