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Pathology educator

Nai-San Wang, Chinese pathology educator. Achievements include research on scanning and transmission electron microscopic documentation of normal lung and pleura and their malignant tumors, especially on pleuro-lymphatic communications and diagnosis of mesothelioma, immunohistochemical diagnosis of mesothelioma. Member American Thoracic Society, American Association Pathologists, International Academy Pathology.

Background

Wang, Nai-San was born on January 20, 1936 in Chang-Hua, Taiwan. Came to the United States, 1962. Son of Yu-Fung and Jin-Hua (Kao) Wang.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1960. Master of Science in Experimental Pathology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1969. Doctor of Philosophy in Experimental Pathology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor pathology McGill University, 1971-1974, associate professor pathology, 1974-1984, professor pathology, 1984-1990, University California, Irvine, 1990-1996. Dean of medicine National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, 1996-2001. President Chungtai Institute of Health Sciences and Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, from 2001.

Assistant to senior pathologist Royal Victoria Hospital Montreal 1971-1990, chief surgical pathology Long Beach (California) Veterans Administration Medical Center 1990-1991, associate director surgical pathology University California-Irvine Medical Center Orange since 1992.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on scanning and transmission electron microscopic documentation of normal lung and pleura and their malignant tumors, especially on pleuro-lymphatic communications and diagnosis of mesothelioma, immunohistochemical diagnosis of mesothelioma.

Membership

Member American Thoracic Society, American Association Pathologists, International Academy Pathology.

Connections

Married Ruey-Suey How, December 28, 1963. Children: Beatrice, Annabel K., Arthur C., Emily J.

father:
Yu-Fung Wang

mother:
Jin-Hua (Kao) Wang

spouse:
Ruey-Suey How

child:
Beatrice Wang

child:
Annabel K. Wang

child:
Arthur C. Wang

child:
Emily J. Wang