CMU Vice President Cheng-Chieh Lin Received the 2019 Taiwan Medical Contribution Award
Date：November 21, 2019
Dr. Cheng-Chieh Lin, Vice President of China Medical University (CMU), has been dedicated himself to the healthcare for the unprivileged groups for over 20 years. With the belief of providing “holistic care”, he actively participated in the medical services for the rural areas and the elderly. Besides, Dr. Lin had shown outstanding leadership by promoting the reformation of medical education system and participating in the medical school/hospital evaluation of Taiwan Medical Accreditation Council (TMAC). Dr. Lin’s contribution in improving Taiwan’s medical education has been well-recognized and therefore he was honored the “Taiwan Medical Contribution Award”.
Dr. Cheng-Chieh Lin is an outstanding alumni of CMU. He has put a lot of efforts in the implementation of integrating the community and the family doctor delivery system, and he promoted the medical care and living needs for the elderly and rural residents that he received the 3rd National Health Promotion Contribution Award. With his professional background in family medicine and geriatrics, Dr. Lin led his team to carry out the nutrition and health promotion program supported by the Health Promotion Administration, Ministry of Health and Welfare. The program not only provides healthcare to the elderly, but also strives to create an elderly-friendly environment.
During the period of 2012-2018, Dr. Lin served as the Director of Taiwan Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics. He actively connects Taiwan’s geriatric to the world and hosted international conferences. In 2014, the Asia Pacific Geriatric Medicine Network Conference (APGN) and the Asia Pacific Geriatrics Conference (APGC) was held, and in 2019 Dr. Lin served as the Chairman in the “11th International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics- Asia/Oceania Regional Congress” (IAGG-AOR 2019). Furthermore, Dr. Lin will become the Director of Asia-Oceania region of International Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics in two years. Dr. Lin will continue to assist the future congress of IAGG and promote the healthcare for the elderly internationally.