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Dean , bioethicist educator

Michael Cheng-tek Tai, Chinese dean, bioethicist educator. Grantee, National Science Council, 1989—2005, Ministry Education, 2000, 2004; scholar, Canada Trade Office, Taipei, 2001, Stanley Foundation, New York, 1989.

Background

Tai, Michael Cheng-tek was born on March 31, 1943 in Tainan, Taiwan. Son of Johnson Hoan and Siu Khim Tai.

Education

Degree, University British Columbia, 1972. Master of Arts, Wilfrid Laurier University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, Concordia University, 1984.

Career

Minister Presbyterian Church, Saskatoon, Canada, 1977—1997, moderator Canada, 1982—1984, member church doctrine committee Toronto, 1985—1988. Visiting professor King College, Briston, Tennessee, 1988—1989. Sessional lecturer, adjunct professor department religious studies and anthropology University Saskatchewan, since 1989.

Dean and professor College Medical Humanities and Social Sciences, Chungshan Medical University, Taichung, Taiwan, since 1996.

Membership

Member committee medical affairs Ministry Health, Taipei, 2001—2005. Member committee medical education Ministry Education. Executive director Dr.Peng' Meng-minimum's Foundation, Taiwan, 1997—1999.

Board directors National Veterinary Hospital Bioethics Foundation, 2004. President Taiwanese-Canadian Professor, Ottawa, Canada, 1992—1994, Taiwanese-Canadian Association, Saskatoon, Canada, 1989—1991. Member of Taiwan Professors Association (director), North America Taiwanese Professors Association 1992-1996, International Society Clinical Bioethics (vice president 2003), Canada Bioethics Society (associate), Association Medical Education (associate), Hastings Center (associate).

Connections

Married Carol Mei-huei (Su) Tai, September 3, 1973. Children: Davina Julia, Tatrina Gloria.

father:
Johnson Hoan

mother:
Siu Khim Tai

spouse:
Carol Mei-huei

child:
Davina Julia Tai

child:
Tatrina Gloria Tai