THE DEPARTMENT AND GRADUATE INSTITUTE OF VETERINARY MEDICINE

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FACULTY

Full-time faculty: 31
Adjunct faculty: 16
Professors: 12
Associate Professors: 14
Assistant Professors: 3
Instructors: 2
PhD degrees: 28
Master degrees: 2
Bachelor degree: 1

Full-Time

Professors

Victor Fei Pang: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA. (Chairperson)
Shiow-Suey Lai: Ph.D., Cornell University, USA.
Chin-Hsein Kuo: BS, National Taiwan Normal University, ROC.
Chao-Fu Chang: Ph.D., North Carolina State University, USA.
Ching-Ho Wang: Ph.D., Louvain University, Belgium.
Chang-Yung Fei: Ph.D., National Taiwan University, ROC.
Redman M. Chu: Ph.D., Iowa State University, USA.
Ming-Jeng Pan: Ph.D., University of California, Davis, USA.
Dah- Sheng Lin : Ph.D., Cornell University, USA.
Tzong-Fu Kuo: Ph.D., National Taiwan University, ROC.
Hui-Pei Huang: Ph.D., Glasgow University, UK.
Feng-In Wang: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA.

Associate Professors

In-Lin Wu: Ph.D., National Taiwan University, ROC.
Jeou-Jong Shyu: Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, USA.
Peng-Heng Chang: Ph.D., Auburn University, USA.
Ling-Ling Chueh: Ph.D., Kyushu University, Japan.
Chin-Cheng Chou: Ph.D., University of California, L. A., USA .
Shao-Kuang Chang: Ph.D., North Carolina State University, USA.
Mei-Mei Chen: Ph.D., National Taiwan University, ROC.
Chian-Ren Jeng: Ph.D., North Carolina State University, USA.
Hsiang-Jung Tsai: Ph.D., Ohio State University, USA.
Lih-Sen Yeh: Ph.D., National Taiwan University, ROC.
Jiann-Gwu Lee: Ph.D., North Carolina State University, USA.
Chen-Shuan Liu: Ph.D., University of California, Davis, USA.
Ing-Cherng Guo: Ph.D., National Taiwan University, ROC.
Chung-Tien Lin: Ph.D., University of Cambridge, UK.

Assistant Professors

Chau-Hwa Chi: Ph.D., National Taiwan University, ROC.
Bi-Ling Su: Ph.D., University of Munich,Germany.
Tong-Rong Jan: Ph.D., Michigan state University, USA.

Instructors

Chiung-Hsiang Cheng: MS, National Taiwan University, ROC.
Ji-Jong Lee: MS, Louisiana State University, USA.

BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES

Buildings
The Department of Veterinary Medicine has a major 4-story teaching building plus Newson and Microbiology Buildings, Large Animal Research Laboratory and a 6-story Veterinary Teaching Hospital. Teaching and research are the major activities for training students, veterinarians, and research scientists. There are many well equipped laboratories including labs of vet. physiology, vet. anatomy, vet. pathology, vet. pharmacology, vet. bacteriology, vet. virology, vet. parasitology, vet. clinical pathology, vet. immunology, vet. public health, electron microscope, diseases of wild animals, diseases of swine, diseases of poultry, diseases of fish, diseases of horse, diseases of large animals, small animal internal medicine and surgery etc.

Special Facilities
Transmission and scanning electron microscopes, Flow cytometry, Ultramicrotome, DNA thermal cycler, real time quantitative PCR, ELISA reader, Capillary electrophoresis, 15-parameters semi-automated hematology analyzer, Fraction collector, Electrocardiogragh, Operation microscope, Automatic clinical chemistry analyzer, Blood gas analyzer, ST4 Compact 4 channel coagulation instrument, Cryostat, Noninvasive blood pressure monitor, Inverted microscope. HPLC, Speed refrigerated centrifuge, QBC-V Hematology, Animal clinical physiological monitor, Cytospin centrifuge, Isoelectric focusing facilities, Echocardiograph, Ultrafiltration concentrator, Transcutaneous PO2 and PCO2 monitor, Vet fibrescope, Ultracentrifuge, Heart and Lung supportive system, Endoscoic teaching system, X-ray machine, Gastrointestinal endoscope, Ion coater, Critical point dryer, Vacuum evaporator, Ultrasonic endoscope.

PROGRAMS OF STUDY

(1) Undergraduate  Program

The department offers a five-year program leading to a Bachelor's degree of veterinary medicine. Students must complete a minimum of 182 credit units for their degree.

Core Courses for the Undergraduates
Courses Credits
General Chemistry and Lab (4)
Organic Chemistry and Lab (4)
Biochemistry and Lab (6)
Embryology (2)
Veterinary Anatomy and Lab (8)
Veterinary Physiology and Lab (8)
Animal Histology and Lab (4)
Veterinary Bacteriology and Lab (3)
Veterinary Parasitology (3)
Veterinary Virology and Lab (3)
Veterinary Pathology and Lab (8)
Veterinary Immunology and Lab (3)

Required Courses for the Undergraduates
Courses Credits
Veterinary Diagnostic Images and Lab (3)
Veterinary Clinical Diagnosis and Lab (2)
Veterinary Pharmacology and Lab (7)
Veterinary Clinical Pathology and Lab (4)
Veterinary Theriogenology (4)
Veterinary Public Health and Lab (4)
Animal Feeding and Management (3)
Veterinary Genetics (2)
Veterinary Anesthesiology and Lab (2)
Small Animal Surgery Skills and Lab (2)
Large Animal Surgery Skills and Lab (2)
Small Animal Surgery (3)
small Animal Medicine (4)
Diseases of Swine (4)
Poultry Diseases (4)
Horse Diseases (2)
Animal Hospital Practices (1)
Aquatic Animal Diseases (3)
Ruminant Diseases (4)
Veterinary Epidemiology (3)
Veterinary Jurisprudence and Ethics (1)
Clinical Conference (2)
Clinic (10)
Necropsy (2)

(2) Graduate Program

The graduate institute currently offers a one to four-year Master's degree program and a two to seven-year Ph.D. degree program in Veterinary Medicine. A minimum of twenty four credit units (six units of thesis not included) is required for the Master's degree, and minimum of eighteen credit units (twelve units of thesis not included) is required for the Ph.D. degree.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES

Weekly clinical case conferences are held by oral presentation clinical cases by final year veterinary interns. In graduate institute, graduate seminars are held weekly. In addition, scientific seminars are held monthly to bimonthly and local or international speakers are invited to give the talks.

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