Po-Ren Hsueh

Po-Ren Hsueh

Taiwan

Professor
Divisions of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine
National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan

Doctor Hsueh is Professor in the Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine at the National Taiwan University College of Medicine (NTUCM). After graduation from NTUCM, he completed several years of clinical internship and residency, specializing in clinical microbiology and infectious diseases. Throughout his career, Professor Hsueh has held positions that have included president of the International Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ISAC), president of the Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (APSCMI), president of Global Chinese Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (GCACMID), president of Infection Control Society of Taiwan (ICST), president of Taiwan Society of Microbiology (TSM), and executive committee member of The Infectious Diseases Society of Taiwan (IDST) and Taiwan Society of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (TSCPaLM). He has served as a member of Scientific Program Committee of several international congresses, including International Congress of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ICC), ASM Microbe, European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) and other regional congresses on infectious diseases and clinical microbiology.

Professor Hsueh is currently the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection (JMII), Section Editor of International Journal Antimicrobial Agents (IJAA), funding editor of Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance (JGAR), and sits on the editorial board of several prestigious journals, and acted as a reviewer for more than 50 journals. His major research interests include epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance (bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi), molecular epidemiology of emerging pathogens, molecular diagnosis of infectious agents, and infection control. An avid researcher, Professor Hsueh has authored more than 850 original and review articles.