學會歷史 History of Toxicology Society of Taiwan

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Toxicology Society of Taiwan (TSTA) was founded in 1985 by a group of toxicologists leading by Dr. Chen-Yuan Lee. TSTA was registered to the Ministry of the Interior, Taiwan on June 20, 1987 and Dr. Lee became the first President of TSTA. The successive presidents are Dr. Jen-Kun Lin, Dr. Jou-Fang Deng, Dr. Tzuu-Huei Ueng, Dr. Tsung-Yun Liu, Dr. Huei Lee, Dr. Min-Liang Kuo, and the current president is Dr. Jaw-Jou Kang. 

TSTA became the member of Asian Society of Toxicology (ASIATOX) in 1997, and has been actively participated in various activities of ASIATOX, including organization of the 55th International Congress of ASIATOX at Taipei Veterans General Hospital during 10-13 September, 2009. In addition to ASIATOX, TSTA also joined the International Union of Toxicology (IUTOX) in 1987. Moreover, TSTA has regularly hosted the biennial Cross-strait Meetings between TSTA and the China Society of Toxicology.

To comply with the international harmonization of the certification/ registration of toxicologists worldwide, an effort leading by IUTOX, TSTA has recently established a board certification program for Diplomate of Certified Toxicologist (DTST). The 11st board certification exam was held at Kaohsiung Medical University on June 28, 2014. Among ten examinees, three of them, i.e. Dr. Hsio-Mei Chiang, Dr. Pinpin Lin and Dr. Hwei-Hsien Chen successfully passed the exam and were awarded with DTST. The 2nd exam has been scheduled to be held at Kaohsiung Medical University on July 4, 2015. Hopefully, more toxicologists in Taiwan will become DTST.

Information provided by Dr. Chang-Hung Chou and Dr. Chen-Chang Yang

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