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Psychiatry educator , hospital department chairman

Ru-Band Lu, Chinese psychiatry educator, hospital department chairman. Achievements include discovery that endogenous depression with positive dexamethasone suppression test could be related to a lower norepinephrine, discovery that no association exists between dopamine D2 receptor gene and alcoholism.

Background

Lu, Ru-Band was born on September 30, 1949 in Yun-Lin, Taiwan. Son of Chin-Hsia Lu and Ying Chen.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, National Defense Medical Center, Taiwan, 1973.

Career

Resident in psychiatry Tri-Svc. General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, 1976-1979, chief resident in psychiatry, 1980-1981. Lecturer National Defense Medical Center, 1980-1985, associate professor, 1985-1989, professor, since 1989.

Chairman department psychiatry National Defense Medical Center, since 1986. Attending psychiatrist Tri-Svc. General Hospital, 1981-1986, chairman department psychiatry, since 1986.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery that endogenous depression with positive dexamethasone suppression test could be related to a lower norepinephrine, discovery that no association exists between dopamine D2 receptor gene and alcoholism.

Membership

Member committee Ministry Education, Taipei, Department Health, Taipei. Colonel Taiwanese Ministry National Defense, 1973-1991. Member Chinese Society Psychiatry (deputy assistant manager since 1993).

Connections

Married Chun-Chi Weng, July 17, 1976. Children: Tsun-En, Tsun-Jung.

father:
Chin-Hsia Lu

mother:
Ying Chen

spouse:
Chun-Chi Weng

child:
Tsun-En Lu

child:
Tsun-Jung Lu