Date：23 July (Friday)
Time: 14:00 – 15:30 (GMT+8)
Professor Jackson Chieh-Hsi Wu joined Taipei Medical University as Dean of Pharmacy in 2013 and Vice President in Aug 2017. With a bachelor’s degree in Pharmacy and a Ph.D. in Pharmacology, Professor Wu has a strong academic background and diverse professional experience in Taiwan and the United States.
Professor Wu received his Ph.D. degree in 1994 from the Ohio State University, where he also worked as a Pharmacology research assistant and as an Internal Medicine postdoctoral fellow. He co-authored a conference paper on gene expression published in Society for Neuroscience. At the University of California in San Diego, he spent two years as a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Bioengineering.
After joining TMU, Professor Wu led the College to reach a number of milestones, including the development of a six-year Pharm.D. program – a pilot arrangement in private HEIs in Taiwan. The College has also enhanced teaching and research performance by working with a diverse group of international partners. The number of student mobility programs has steadily increased, and the College also plans to expand its international joint degree programs. With Professor Wu’s expertise in international outreach and business development, he is now serving as the Vice President in charge of international affairs, academia-industry collaboration as well as entrepreneurial development at TMU.