Speakers

Chong Mian-Yoon

Dr Mian-Yoon Chong is currently the Director of Neurology Division at Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and a Professor at Chang Gung University. Dr Chong is a board-certificated psychiatrist, who is proficient in several languages which include Chinese, English, Cantonese, and two kinds of dialects in Taiwan. As the authority in the field of Neurology, not only in Taiwan but around the world, he is praised for his comprehensive medical education and copious experiences gained from his career. In addition, he is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists and a Fellow of the Pacific Rim College of Psychiatrists. Previously he acted as a member of several associations nationally and internationally, including the Director of Rim Pacific College of Psychiatrists and the General Secretary of International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology. He also served as the Director of Neurology Division of Chong-Ho Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung Medical College.

Born in Malaysia, Dr Chong obtained his medical degree from Kaohsiung Medical College in Taiwan and he continued his Philosophy Degree in Neuroscience at University London. He completed his residency training at Kaohsiung Medical College Hospital. After he completing his training, he continued there as a lecturer and associate professor of Neurology Department for since 1987. He then transferred to Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital as the Director of Neurology Division. During his career as a professor and psychiatrist, he not only supervised numerous medical staffs in neurology field but also helps plentiful patients go through what they suffered. He is a world-renowned expert on psychiatric epidemiology, especially pioneering in research on depression in elderly and research on prescription of psychiatric medication in Asia. He spares no efforts on being a provider of medical service and long-term care service in some remote areas, care for vulnerable group, and international medical emergency service.