Ta-Chen Su

Ta-Chen Su portraitTa-Chen Su is ISCP Governor for the Taiwan. ISCP Governors act as representatives for different countries worldwide to encourage local participation and contribute to the ISCP’s educational programmes.

Dr Su is Clinical Professor and Director, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei.

Dr Su has 25 years of experience in academic research and teaching in the fields of preventive cardiology, hyperlipidemia, and occupational and environmental medicine. In past two decades, he investigated the impact of environmental pollution on subclinical cardiovascular diseases and endocrine/metabolic health, particularly air pollution and endocrine disrupting chemicals (EDCs) on cardiovascular health in susceptible populations. He led a familial hypercholesterolemia (FH) cohort study in Taiwan since 2008, and established a platform of next generation sequencing for molecular genetic study of FH in NTUH. During the past 10 years, he has been trying to establish the atherogenic basis of environmental cardiology, mainly focused on air pollution and EDCs. He has published more than 170 papers in leading peer-reviewed journals.

Affiliations/Memberships

  • Clinical Professor and Director, Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, National Taiwan University College of Medicine
  • Clinical Professor and Attending Physician, Department of Internal Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital
  • Clinical Professor, Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, National Taiwan University College of Public Health
  • Executive Committee Member of Preventive Cardiology, Taiwan Society of Cardiology
  • Executive Committee Member, International Atherosclerosis Society Asia Pacific Federation
  • EAS FH Studies Collaboration National Lead Investigator of Taiwan

Research interests

  • Clinical Lipidology
  • Preventive Medicine
  • Environmental Cardiology

Contact details

Email: tachensu@gmail.com