Allen Chiu
Professor
Department of Urology
Taipei Medical University
Taipei, Taiwan

Dr. Chiu is the professor in Department of Urology, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei Medical University, and Professor of EMBA and Department of Psychiatry, Cheng-chi University. He is now the Secretary General of Urological Association of Asia. He was the superintendent, Taipei City Hospital before December, 2014. He received his M.D., in 1977 and PhD. degree, in 1995, from National Yang-Ming University. He served at Veterans General Hospital-Taipei from 1986 to 1990, and acted as the clinical fellow of Endourology & Minimally Invasive Technology, and research fellow in the laboratory of Urology & Physiology, Department of Urology, Boston University Medical Center, USA. From 1999 to 2011, he was the chief of Urology and the chief of research in Chi-Mei Medical Center, Tainan. Later, he became the deputy superintendent of Taipei Medical University hospital, the superintendent of Taipei City Hospital, Zhongxiao Branch, as well as the acting superintendent of Taipei city hospital, the commissioner of health, deputy mayor of Taipei city government from 2007 to 2011. He was the President of Urological Association of Asia (UAA) from 2010 to 2012.  He was the chief consultant of Taipei city government from 2011 to 2014. He was the Dean, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan.

He received many awards including: the 3rd Prize Assay Contest Winner (11th Endourology World Congress, Italy); the 3rd Prize Video Contest Winner (7th Video Urology World Congress, Taipei); Innovation Award, 1st Prize (Veterans General Hospital-Taipei); Professor Hsieh Award (Taiwan Urological Association),  Best poster presentation (14th Endourology World Congress, Australia); Merck Award (Taiwan Urological Association), Award of outstanding achievement (Taiwan Urological Association), World Chinese Urological Society award, Taiwan public officer award, Top class sanitation medal (Ministry of Health, Taiwan). He is in the international editorial board of Video Urology Times, the Chief Editor Video Urology Times – Chinese Edition. He is the reviewer in many international journals. He has organized more than 30 laparoscopic workshops and training programs in Taiwan, Mainland China, Singapore, and Hong-Kong. He has performed 35 live surgical demonstrations including 27 international cases by invitation. He has trained 31 international fellows, and published 175 articles in international medical journals, more than 550 presentations and 222 invited speeches in worldwide medical conferences, and the author of 5 books and chapters. Recently he gave lectures chiefly regarding public health promotion and medical education in international renowned conferences, such as American Urological Association meeting and Urological Association of Asia. He was President of 32nd World Endourology Congress held from September 3 to 7, 2014, in Taipei.