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academic administrator , science educator

Yie W. Chien, American Pharmaceutical science educator. Achievements include 21 patents for novel pharmaceutical delivery systems; for transdermal fertility control system and process; for transdermal absorption dosage unit for estradiol and other estrogenic steroids; for transdermal estrogen/progestin dosage unit, system and process; transdermal iontotherapeutic system, dosage unit and process.

Background

Chien, Yie W. was born on October 20, 1938 in Keelung, Taiwan. Son of Chou-lin and Ai-wen (Chen) Chien. came to the United States, 1967.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy, Kaohsiung Medical College, Taiwan, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutics, Ohio State University, 1972.

Career

Group leader, research scientist Searle Laboratory, Skokie, Illinois, 1972-1978. Section head Endo Laboratory The Dupont Company, Garden City, New York, 1978-1981. Professor pharmaceutics College Pharmacy Rutgers University, Piscataway, New Jersey, 1981-1986, professor II, 1986-1989, department chairman, 1982-1988, Parke-Davis chair, since 1989.

Director, founder Controlled Drug-Delivery Research Center Rutgers University, 1982-1999. Visiting professor National University Singapore, 1999-2000. Provost for university Research and Development Kaohsiung Medical University, since 2000, founding director InnovaTherapeutics Research Center, since 2000.

Consultant World Health Organization, United Nations, since 1988. Member editorial board several science journal, United States, Spain, France, Taiwan, United Kingdom, since 1983. Committee of revision United States Pharmcopeial Convention, 1995-2000.

Board directors National Health Research Institute.

Achievements

  • Achievements include 25 patents for novel pharmaceutical delivery systems. For transdermal fertility control system and process. For programmable peptide/protein delivery.

    For oramucosal peptide delivery. For transdermal absorption dosage unit for estradiol and other estrogenic steroids. For transdermal estrogen/progestin dosage unit, system and process.

    Transdermal iontotherapeutic system, dosage unit and process.

Membership

Fellow Academy Pharmaceutical Science Research/American Pharmaceutical Association, American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Institute Chemists. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Controlled Release Society (board directors 1984-1987), Academy Pharmaceutical Research and Science, Parenteral Drug Association, Federal Internationale Pharmaceutique, American Chemical Society (polymeric materials science and engineering division), American Association College Pharmacy, American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education, New York Academy of Sciences, Sigma Xi, Rho Chi.

Connections

Married Margaret C. Chuang, April 23, 1964. Children: Steven, Linda.

father:
Chou-lin Chien

mother:
Ai-wen (Chen) Chien

spouse:
Margaret C. Chuang

child:
Linda Chien

child:
Steven Chien