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Pediatric hematology-oncology educator

Alice Lin-Tsing Yu, Chinese pediatric hematology-oncology educator. Diplomate American Board Pediatrics. Named Health Hero of Year, Epilepsy Society, 2000; recipient Year 2000 Key to Life award, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, 2001.

Background

Yu, Alice Lin-Tsing was born on May 8, 1943 in Taipei, Taiwan. Came to United States, 1968. Daughter of Chiung-Lin and Chien-Siu (Su) Chen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1968. Master of Science in Microbiol., Yale University, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Microbiol. and Immunology, University Chicago, 1973.

Career

Rotating intern National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1967-1968. Resident pediatrics University Chicago, 1973-1974, Boston University, 1976-1977. Fellow immunology Children's Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, 1974-1976.

Assistant professor pediatrics University California, San Diego, 1977-1984, associate professor, 1984-1993, professor, 1994—2001, professor, chief pediatric hematology and oncology, 2001—2003. Distinguished research fellow, associate director, division director cellular and molecular medicine Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan. Site visitor progressive project National Cancer Institute, 1983, member clinical cancer investigation review committee, 1990-1995, National Institutes of Health review research 1995.

Achievements

  • Diplomate American Board Pediatrics.

Membership

Fellow American Academy Pediatrics. Member American Society Hematology, American Association Cancer Research, Society Pediatric Research, Western Society Pediatric Research, American Society Clinical Oncology, Pediatric Oncology Grp.

Connections

Married John Cheng-Po Yu, August 2, 1969. Children: Timothy Wei-Wen, Elaine Wei-Yin.

father:
Chiung-Lin Chen

mother:
Chien-Siu (Su) Chen

spouse:
John Cheng-Po Yu

child:
Timothy Wei-Wen Yu

child:
Elaine Wei-Yin Yu