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researcher , obstetrics and gynecology educator

Song-Nan Chow, Chinese Obstetrics and gynecology educator, researcher. Achievements include molecular studies of human ovarian cancers; clinical studies and management of osteoporosis and menopause. Recipient Svc. award The Executive Yuan of Republic of China, 1987, Best Teacher award College Medicine/National Taiwan U., 1993, Excellent Research Paper awards, 1986, 91, 96.


Chow, Song-Nan was born on November 20, 1942 in Hsinying City, Taiwan.


Doctor of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1968. Doctor of Philosophy, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1983.


Chief resident National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, 1973-1974. Lecturer department obstetrics-gynecology National Taiwan University, 1979-1984, associate professor department obstetrics-gynecology, 1984-1988, professor, since 1988, chairman Laser Medical Research Center, 1993—1999, chairman department obstetrics-gynecology, 1999—2005. Chairman division gynecology National Taiwan University Hospital, since 1994.

President 3d Pan-Pacific Congress Psychosomatic Ob-Gyn., 1995, Taiwan Foundation Development Biomedical Technology, since 2001, GlaxoSmithKline Company, Belgium, since 2004.


  • Achievements include molecular studies of human ovarian cancers. Clinical studies and management of osteoporosis, menopause, cervical cancer, and its vaccines.


National consultant President Lee and V.P. Lien election campaign, Taipei, 1996. Lieutenant Taiwanese Army, 1968-1969. Board member Asian Cervical Cancer Prevention Advisory Group, since 2005.

Member Chinese Society Genetics (president 1993-1996), Formosan Society Psychosomatic Ob-Gyn. (president 1995-1997), Formosan Medical Association (chairman international academy exchange committee since 1995), Taiwan Association Gynecology (president since 1995), Taiwanese Menopause Society(president, 2003-2005), Global Vista Medical Foundation (founding president since 1997), International Gynecologic Cancer Society, International Menopause Society, Asian Gynecologic Oncology Group, Society Gynecologic Oncologists, New York Academy of Sciences.


Married Chin-Hsiang Chien. Children: Yi-Mei, Po-Chih, Po-Ming.

Chin-Hsiang Chien

Yi-Mei Chow

Po-Chih Chow

Po-Ming Chow