Po-Ren Hsueh

China Medical University Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Vice Principal, China Medical University (CMU)
Professor, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, CMU
Superintendent, Center of Laboratory Medicine, China Medical University Hospital (CMUH)
Visiting staff, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, CMUH, Taichung, Taiwan
Adjunct Professor, Departments of Laboratory Medicine and Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan

Professor Hsueh graduated from the National Taiwan University College of Medicine (NTUCM). He has completed several years of clinical internship and residency at the National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH) and has been working at NTUH and NTUCM since 1995. Professor Hsueh moved to CMUH at CMU in 2021. Throughout his career, he has held president positions in several local and international societies, including the International Society of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ISAC), Asia-Pacific Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (APSCMI), Global Chinese Association of Clinical Microbiology and Infection (GCACMID), Infection Control Society of Taiwan (ICST), Taiwan Society of Microbiology (TSM), and Taiwan Society of Clinical Pathology and Laboratory Medicine (TSCPaLM). He has also served as a member of the Scientific Program Committee for several international congresses, including the International Congress of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy (ICC), American Society for Microbiology (ASM) Microbe, European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID), and other regional congresses on infectious diseases and clinical microbiology.
Currently, Professor Hsueh is the president of TSM and Society of Taiwan Long-Term Care Infection Prevention and Control (STLTCIPC). He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Microbiology, Immunology, and Infection (JMII, impact factor 4.399 in 2020), Section Editor of the International Journal Antimicrobial Agents (IJAA), funding editor of the Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance (JGAR), provides editorial input to several prestigious journals, and is a reviewer for more than 50 journals. His major research interests include clinical microbiology, epidemiology and mechanisms of antimicrobial resistance (bacteria, mycobacteria, and fungi), molecular epidemiology of emerging pathogens, molecular diagnosis of infectious agents, infection control, and emerging viral infections. Professor Hsueh has authored more than 1,090 original research and review articles.