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Geneticist , Pediatrician

Jia-Woei Hou, Chinese pediatrician, geneticist. Recipient research award Mead-Johnson Company, 1989; scholar Republic of China Department of Health, 1990, Institute Français à Taipei, 1992. Member Formosan Medical Association, Chinese Taipei Pediatrics Association, American Society Human Genetics.

Background

Hou, Jia-Woei was born on July 6, 1959 in Chia-Yi, Republic of China. Son of Jen-Chong and Jin-Cheh (Hwang) Hou.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Republic of China, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Republic of China, 1996.

Career

Resident Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, 1986-1990, member attending staff, 1991-1999. Postdoctoral fellow University Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, New Brunswick, 1990-1991, National Centre for Scientific Research, Marseille, France, 1992. Member attending staff Chang-Gung Children's Hospital, Taoyuan, Taiwan, since 1999.

Consultant City Mother-Children's Hospital, Taipei, since 1994, Provincial Hsin-Chu (Republic of China) Hospital, since 1995, Association Down Syndrome, Taipei, since 1989, Association of Retarded Children, Taipei, since 1989, Department Health, Republic of China, since 1991. Lieutenant Tai Army, 1984-1986.

Membership

Member Formosan Medical Association, Chinese Taipei Pediatrics Association, American Society Human Genetics.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, travel, photography, baseball, basketball.

Connections

Married Yasmin Chiu, February 1, 1994.

father:
Jen-Chong Hou

mother:
Jin-Cheh (Hwang) Hou

spouse:
Yasmin Chiu