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educator , Medical researcher

Ming-Shium Tu, Chinese medical researcher, educator. Achievements include discovery to delineate the proper compass of spiritual care and uncover the distinction between spirituality, religion, and psyche; campaign to raise a charity fund to build up a 20 bed hospice ward.

Background

Tu, Ming-Shium was born on February 19, 1956 in Hsin-Chu, Taiwan. Son of Ching-Tseng and Tsa-Mei (Su) Tu.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, National Yang-Ming Medical College, Taipei, 1982.

Career

Resident Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, 1984—1989, attending phsician, 1989—1990. Attending physician Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, Taiwan, 1990—1993, head, since 1993, executive community health promotion program, since 2004, executive hospital palliative shared care program, since 2004. Executive general, committee member Department Health, National Medical Care Network Chia-I Region, Taiwan, 1990—1997.

Advisory editor Association Family Medicine, Taipei, since 1991. Committee member Association family medicine, Taipei, since 1992. Editorial consultant Taiwan Association Hospital Palliative Medicine, Taipei, since 1996.

Clinical associate professor School Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, 2001—2002. Clinical professor National Defense Medical Center, Taipei, since 2005. Editorial board member Taiwan College Family Physicians, Taipei, since 2003.

Medical auditorship Bureau National Health Insurance, Kao-Ping Regional Medical Service, Kaohsiung, since 1995. Assistant professor School Nursing, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, since 2003. Committee member Hospital Medical Ethics, Hospital Bioinformatics Promotion, Community Health Promotion, Hospital Quality Improvement, Medical Education, Hospital Labors’ Safety and Health Promotion.

Kaohsiung Veterans General Hospital, since 2005. Lieutenant Army, 1982-1984, Taiwan.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery to delineate the proper compass of spiritual care and uncover the distinction between spirituality, religion, and psyche. Campaign to raise a charity fund to build up a 20 bed hospice ward.

Membership

Board member to executive, National Medical Care Network Program, Department Health, Chia-I, 1990—1997, secretary, National Medical Care Network Program Taiwan, 1997—1999. Hospital representative, executive Rescue Program 921 Chi-Chi Earthquake, Mingjian Township, Taiwan, 1999. Member of American Society Teachers Family Medicine, Taiwan Public Health Association, Society Ultrasound Medicine, Taiwan Society Teachers Family Medicine, Taiwan Association Family Medicine, Taiwan Society Internal Medicine.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, travel.

Connections

Married Wei-Jen Yeh, January 25, 1986. Children: Yu-Fang, Yu-Ting, Ting-Yu.

father:
Ching-Tseng Tu

mother:
Tsa-Mei (Su) Tu

spouse:
Wei-Jen Yeh

child:
Ting-Yu Tu

child:
Yu-Ting Tu

child:
Yu-Fang Tu