Honors and Awards

Community Awards and Honors

  • Omicron Kappa Lipsilon, Chi Chi Chapter (2012)
  • 1999-2000 .Pediatric Dentistry Department Research Grant   1999-2000.  President of Taiwanese Student and Scholar Association   1990, 1991, 1994, 1995, 1996 Taiwan Power Company Scholarship Academic Merit Scholarship. (01/1990 - 01/2009)
  • Board Examiner for American Board of Pediatric Dentistry (2009)
  • Promotion to Associate Professor on the Clinical Educator track. (2007)
  • 2002 First Place in ADEA Instructional Computing in Dental Education Competition, Web Based Support Material Category.   2001The First Place in 2001 Health Care Team Competition   2000 University of Texas Houston, School of Allied Health Dean’s Competitive Academic Scholarship Award ($20,000 per year for 2 years) (01/2000 - 01/2009)

Professional Awards and Honors

  • 2006  Awarded of Keck Fellowship. The award period is 6/15/06 through  6/14/09.  2006  Cambridge Who’s who among executive and professional women dentists, dental hygienists and dental assistants.   2005 Best Pediatric Dentist recognized by H magazine. (01/2005 - 01/2009)
  • 1996 Outstanding Award of Taipei Medical College.   1995 Keelong Government Academic Scholarship. (01/1995 - 01/2009)
  • 2003  Recipient of NIH T32 grant, UT-TORCH , The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s Comprehensive Research Training Program  in Craniofacial and Oral Biology Research. (Track V - faculty short term training) 2002  Finalist and first place winner for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry Foundation (AAPDF) Foundation Research Award (FRA) competition. (01/2002 - 01/2009)
  • 2004 Research Day Student Poster Competition 3rd Place 2004 Recipient of NIH T32 grant, UT-TORCH , The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston’s Comprehensive Research Training Program in Craniofacial and Oral Biology Research.(Track IV – post doctoral annual term training) (01/2004 - 01/2009)
  • 2005 Pediatric dentist Interviewed and reported represent dental informatics field Ending the document game-connecting and transforming your health care through information technology.2005  (www.EndingTheDocumentGame.gov).  2005 Committee on the Status of Women Student Travel Award. (01/2005 - 01/2009)
  • Taipei Medical University’s Outstanding Alumnus and Distinguished Academic Achievement Award (07/2017)
  • 2007 Finalist of AMIA 2007 Annual Symposium student paper competition.  2007 Fellow status of American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.  2006  Diplomat of American Board Pediatric Dentistry (01/2006 - 01/2009)
  • Dean’s Scholar, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, School of Biomedical Informatics (01/2016)
  • Fellow of Academy of Dentistry International (09/2017)
  • Taipei Medical University’s Outstanding Alumnus and Distinguished Academic Achievement Award (11/2017)
  • Fellow of International College of Dentists (09/2019)

University Awards and Honors

  • Loma Linda University Society of Scholars Award Recipient (10/2019)