Taiwan Society of Lipids and Atherosclerosis

Hung-I Yeh MD, PhD, FESC, Professor of Medicine


09/1979 – 06/1986        M.D., Taipei Medical College, Taipei, Taiwan

10/1994 – 09/1997  Ph.D., National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom

Current Positions

Vice Superintendent, Mackay Memorial Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Professor, Department of Medicine, Mackay Medical College, Taiwan

Clinical Professor, University of Occupational and Environmental Health, Japan

President, Taiwan Society of Lipids and Atherosclerosis

President, Taiwan Society of Geriatric Emergency and Critical Care Medicine

Director, Taiwan Society of Cardiology

Director, Taiwan Association of Lipid Educators

Director, Taiwan Society of Hypertension

Executive Director, Taiwan Foundation for Geriatric Emergency and Critical Care

Editor in Chief, International Journal of Gerontology

Editor, Biomarker Research

Advisor, Cell Biology International

Chair, Cardiology, Department of Life Science, Ministry of Science and Technology

Awards and Honors

Professor Guy Scadding Prize for Outstanding PhD Thesis (Imperial College, UK; 1997)

Research Award (National Science Council, Taiwan; 1998, 2000)

Young Investigator Award (Taiwan Society of Cardiology; 1999)

Ta-You Wu Award (National Science Council, Taiwan; 2002)

Outstanding Investigator Awatd (Taiwan Society of Lipids & Atherosclerosis, 2011)

Research Interests

Novel therapy in cardiovascular medicine, vascular biology and medicine, gap junction, arrhythmogenesis.


More than 200 original and review articles in peer-reviewed journals, including Circulation, Circulation Research, ACS Nano, Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis & Vascular Biology, and Cardiovascular Research.