On behalf of Taiwanese Scholar Association in St. Louis (TSA-STL, 聖路易 台灣學者協會), we would like to welcome you to join the 2018 TSA-STL Symposium “New Technology, New Thinking: 新科技，新思維- 遊子情，傳承心，在新文化中飛揚”.
The 2018 Symposium is organized by Drs. Lee, Wen-Chih 李文志, Huang, Li-Hao 黃立豪 and enthusiastic organizing committee members. With their endless efforts, we present a broad-spectrum Symposium including the topics of Taiwanese American Value and Heritage, Precision Medicine, Enjoyment of Music, Energy Efficiency, Environmental Concerns, Emotion Management, Cyber Security, Social Work Sciences and the State-of-the-Art Technology “新科技，新思維- 遊子情，傳承心”. The workshop program provides the discussion for us to identify conflicts due to the diverse culture and thrive in the new culture “在新文化中飛揚”. Our goals are to organize Taiwanese graduate students, postdocs, scholars, clinicians, physician scientists, faculty and life science professionals in the greater St. Louis area and to promote communication and collaboration among these biomedical professionals. We hope this symposium will provide you opportunities for intellectual conversations and networking and help you develop your career via learning the precious lessons from the speakers/panelists and networking with the participants.
We welcome everyone to join us at the symposium. This symposium is open to public and free of charge, and provides light breakfast, lunch and refreshments. For lunch preparation, we encourage you to register online before April 15th 2018.
Arrival, Check in & Breakfast
Welcome from the TSA-STL
李文志博士, Wen-Chih Lee
Director of Science and Technology Division
Scientific Section I:
Presenting gifts, Photo and Lunch
Section II: Scientific Section II
Work Shop Section
賴榮輝博士, Lonfye (George) Lye
Director of Science and Technology Division
Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houstons
Dr. Tiffany Hui-Kuang Yu is the director of the Science and Technology Division at Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Houston. She was a professor of public finance at Feng Chia University before she took a leave of absence for this international assignment by the Ministry of Science and Technology of Taiwan. Dr. Yu is an economist and has research interests spanning from Econometric, Health Economics, and Public Finance to Big Data Analysis. She has published more than 50 citation journal papers, served as journal co-editors and reviewers and been very active for international cooperation. She has served as the Dean of Office of International Affairs, Director of Chinese Language Center, Director of Overseas Youth Vocational Training School and the Chair of Department of Public Finance at Feng Chia University and the director of NISA (Network for International Students Advisors) project office and Director of Taiwan Education Center in Malaysia, for Ministry of Education. Dr. Yu received her B.A. in economics from National Taiwan University in 1986 and M.S. and Ph.D. in economics from Texas A&M University in 1989 and 1994 respectively.
Born in Chingsway, Taichung, Taiwan, July, 1943
Kaohsiung Medical University graduates in 1968
Veterans General Medical Center, pathology Residency & Staff
Washington University & Barnes Medical Center, St. Louis MO, '71-74
Associate Professor of Pathology, St. Louis Univ. Medical School, STL, MO '74-90
Board Certified Subspecialty in Pathology and lmmunopathology, 1974 & 1978
Partner, Senior Vice President, & Director of lmmunopathology ln WCP Laboratories STL, 1990-2015
Social Services related to Taiwanese Americans Communities
President, Taiwanese American Association TAA, STL Chapter
President, North American Taiwanes6 Medical Association, NATMA, STL Chapter
President, North American Taiwanese Professor Association, NATPA, STL.
President, Formosan Association for Foreign Affairs, FAPA, STL.
Vice President, NATMA, USA
Vice President, NATPA, USA
Coordinator, Taiwanese American Heritage Week Cerebration, Taiwanese Foods Festival, STL, 2015 & 16
Sponsor, Art Exhibition at Fonboune University, for Master Chen-Nan Chu
Member, Auburn Society, Lindenwood University, St. Charles, STL, 2012-
President, Friends of lng-Wen Tsai, STL. 2008 and 2016
Board Members, TAA, NATMA, NATPA, & FAPA, USA
Promotor, WHO for Taiwan, Geneva
Charter Member, Republican National Committee, RNC, since 2000-
Dr. Chen is an Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Washington University School of Medicine. She is a physician scientist with significant experience in precision medicine and precision prevention in addiction treatment including smoking cessation. Her goal is to improve clinical care by allowing physicians and patients to use most effective treatments with least side effects, and better predict health risks. She is leading the first NIDA-funded genetically informed randomized controlled smoking cessation treatment trial. She has been an active member in the NIDA Genetics Consortium, a group of leading scientists spearheading this nation’s efforts to understand genetic causes of substance dependence. She is the co-chair for the Genetics Network of Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco. Her additional expertise is implementation of evidence-based treatment for addiction. She is leading a NCI-funded project to implement smoking cessation treatment in healthcare settings with use of technology including electronic health record strategies.
Directions from I-64 West:
*Participants can enter the door on McKinley by pressing the intercom.