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Psychiatry educator

Hai-Gwo Hwu, Chinese Psychiatry educator. Board certified psychiatrist, Taiwan.


Hwu, Hai-Gwo was born on February 20, 1947 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Chuang and Te (Hsieh) Hwu.


Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, 1972.


Lecturer National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1983-1986, associate professor, 1986-1992, professor, since 1992, chairman department psychiatry Medical College and National Taiwan University Hospital, since 2003. Chairman department mental health Taipei City Psychiatric Center, 1980-1983. Superintendent Provincial Taoyuan Hospital, 1989-1992.

Director section community department psychiatry National Taiwan University Hospital, since 1996, director adult psychiatry department, 1996-1998. President Mental Health Foundation, Taiwan, since 2001.


  • Board certified psychiatrist, Taiwan.


Lieutenant Taiwanese Army, 1972-1973. Fellow: Pacific Rim College Psychiatrists. Member: Taiwanese Society Social Community Psychiatry, Taiwan Society Psychopharmacologyand Biological Psychiatry (president since 2006), World Federation Mental Health, International Society Psychiatric Genetics, Chinese Society Molecular and Cell Biology, Formosan Medical Association, Chinese Mental Health Association (board directors Taipei chapter 1980—2001, president 1997-1999), World Psychiatric Association (epidemiology and community psychiatry section since 1990), Taiwan Society Psychiatry (director community psychiatry section).


Married Suher Liaw; two children.

Chuang Hwu

Te (Hsieh) Hwu

Suher Liaw