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Cardiologist , Medical educator

Shing-Jong Lin, Chinese medical educator, cardiologist. Achievements include research in experimental verification of cell turnover-leaky junction hypothesis for atherogenesis; antioxidants inhibit arterial intimal hyperplasia after balloon injury. Recipient Uchida International award Japan Foundation Cardiovascular Research, 1993.

Background

Lin, Shing-Jong was born on August 8, 1954 in Ping-Tung, Taiwan. Son of Chiung and Chiu-Chu (Hsu) Lin.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, Taipei (Taiwan) Medical College, 1979. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1989.

Career

Resident physician, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, 1979-1984; research fellow, Columbia University, New York City, 1985-1986; associate research bioengr., University of California, San Diego, 1989. attending cardiologist, Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, since 1984; associate professor medicine, National Yang-Ming U., Taipei, 1989-1993; professor medicine, National Yang-Ming U., Taipei, since 1993; director Institute Clinical Medicine, National Yang-Ming U., Taipei, since 1998. Director, secretary general Research Foundation Cardiovascular Medicine, Taipei, since 1994. Executive director Society Lipids and Atherosclerosis, Taipei, since 1998.

Director coronary care unit Veterans General Hospital, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in experimental verification of cell turnover-leaky junction hypothesis for atherogenesis. Antioxidants inhibit arterial intimal hyperplasia after balloon injury.

Membership

Fellow American College Cardiology, European Society Cardiology. Member Republic of China Society Cardiology (board directors, Nong Ting award 1991).

Connections

Married Ya-Fen Hsieh, May 15, 1982. Children: Tsern-Yun, Shaffer Heui.

father:
Chiung Lin

mother:
Chiu-Chu (Hsu) Lin

spouse:
Ya-Fen Hsieh

child:
Shaffer Heui Lin

child:
Tsern-Yun Lin