Shih Chun-jen

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Shih Chun-jen (Chinese: 施純仁; 2 December 1923 – 18 June 2017) was a Taiwanese neurosurgeon. He led the Department of Health from 1986 to 1990.[1] Shih was appointed the head surgeon at Tri-Service General Hospital, a medical institution affiliated with the National Defense Medical Center, in 1975. Two years later, he co-founded the Taiwan Neurological Society. He was born in Gosei, Taikō, Taichū Prefecture, Taiwan, Empire of Japan.

Shih died of a heart attack at a hospital in Taipei on 18 June 2017, aged 93.[2]

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  1. Colditz, Graham A. (2015). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Cancer and Society. SAGE Publications. ISBN 9781506316635.
  2. Chang, Ming-hsuan; Kuo, Chung-han (18 June 2017). "Shih Chun-jen, mentor of neurosurgeons, dies at 93". Central News Agency. Retrieved 18 June 2017.