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History | College of Medicine 📖


Kaohsiung Medical University (originally known as Kaohsiung Medical College) was formally established in 1954.

Kaohsiung Medical College received permission from the Ministry of Education to change its name to “Kaohsiung Medical University “in August 1999.

The university consisted of six colleges, including the College of Medicine.

The College of Medicine has emphasized the integration of humanities and medicine to cultivate students with professionalism, communication skill, lifelong learning, and the capabilities of providing holistic healthcare.

The missions of our school include Providing: "Education, Research, International Affairs, and Student Affairs and Services i.

After its first half-century, Kaohsiung Medical University is sparing no effort in keeping pace with the international pace.

The College of Medicine has actively promoted a variety of research, and successively established:

➤ The Center for Tropical Medicine Research

➤ The Center for Septicemia

➤ The Center for Medical Education

➤ The Center for Diabetes

➤ The Center for Hepatitis



Previous Deans

Previous Deans



Prof. Huang, Chun Hsiung

Appointment period from August, 1999 to July, 2006



  • Bladder Cancer
  • Dysuria
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Urinary stone
  • Man urinary infection
  • Male urology
  • Male Infertility


Prof. Lai, Chung Sheng

Appointment period from August, 2006 to July, 2012



  • Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Medical Education
  • Translational medicine


Prof. Yen, Jeng-Hsien

Appointment period from August 2012 to July, 2018



  • Genetics
  • Epigenetics
  • Allergy
  • Immunology
  • Rheumatology


Prof. Tien, Yin Chun

Appointment period from August 2018 to July, 2021



  • Orthopedics
  • Biomechanics
  • Biomaterials
  • Cartilage Regeneration
  • Pediatric Orthopedics Division


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