Andrew T. Huang M.D.

General Internal Medicine

Current Title

  • CEO, 1989-present
  • President & CEO, 1998-present


  • Internal medicine
  • Hematology
  • Medical oncology

Clinical Interests

  • General medicine
  • Hematology & medical oncology

Languages Spoken

  • Mandarin Chinese
  • Taiwanese
  • English

Education and Training

1957-1964 College of Medicine, National Taiwan University, Taiwan, MD, Medicine
1965-1967 Residency, Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Affiliated Hospitals
1967-1969 Fellowship, Hematology & Oncology, Duke University Medical Center
1967 Research Training in Genetics and Immunology, Laboratories of Drs. David Hungerford and Baruch Blumberg, Institute for Cancer Research, Fox Chase, Philadelphia, PA, USA
1970 Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Biology Division, Laboratory of Dr. R. B. Setlow

Professional Experience

1969-1971 Associate in Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA
1970 Visiting Scientist in Richard B. Setlow's Laboratory, Biophysics Section, Biology Division, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
1970-1976 Staff Physician, Veterans Administration Hospital, Durham, NC, USA
1971-1977 Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
1977-1982 Associate Professor of Medicine (Tenured), Duke University Medical Center
1982-present Professor of Medicine (Tenured), Department of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center
1988-1991 Member and Chairman, Advisory Committee on Research Grants (Section on Cancer Prevention, Detection & Treatment), American Cancer Society
1993-1995 President, Chinese Oncology Society
1998-2008 Member, Residency Review Committee in the Forum on Medical Specialty Training, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan; Charman (2004-2008)
1998-2005 Editorial Board of Breast Disease
1998-present  Chairman of the Board, Andrew T. Huang Medical Education Promotion Fund
2000-2006  Chairman, National Committee on Quality of Health Care, Department of Health, Republic of China
8/1/2000-7/31/2012  Member, Taiwan Medical College Accreditation Council (TMAC); Chairman (8/1/2009-7/31/2012)
2008-present  Chairman, Committee on Medical Science, ROC-USA Business Council
2009-present  Co-Chairman, The Duke Colloqium
2012-present  Member, The Advisory Board of Duke Institute of Global Health

Duke University Medical Center and Affiliates


1980-1985 Director, Bone Marrow Transplantation Program
1980-1989 Direcotr, Apheresis Program

Comprehensive Cancer Center

1976-1984 Faculty Member, Cancer Education Program
1976-1989 Director, Combined Head and Neck Multidisciplinary Clinic
1979 Regional Designate for NCI Investigation Chemotherapy Drug Dispersal
1983-1985 Director, Clinical Programs, Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center


1969-1984 Cytogenetics Laboratory
1976-1984 Histochemical Laboratory for Blood and Marrow
1976-1994 Hematopoiesis Laboratory


7/1983-9/1985 Executive Committee, Duke University Comprehensive Cancer Center
7/1984-9/1985 Chairman, Cancer Investigation Protocol Review Committee
1994-1998 Member, Provost's Committee on International Affairs

Professional Memberships 

  • Member, American Association for Cancer Research
  • Member, American Society of Hematology
  • Member, American Federation for Clinical Research
  • Member, American Association for Advancement of Sciences

Selected Publications

  • Authored or co-authored more than 100 peer reviewed papers in hematology/oncology, medical education, quality of healthcare, and healthcare management (in Nature, Lancet, NEJM, PNAS...)
  • Author of four books in Chinese: "Listen to Your Patients" (1999), "Doing Right" (2001), "The Vision for Change in Healthcare" (2005) and "Standing by Our Patient" (2012), all by Common Wealth-Global Views Publisher, Taiwan
  • Editor of Physician Education, Healthcare Environment, Public Health Education, Burden of Disease, and National Health Expenditure Report, by National Health Research Institutes Publisher 2008.
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