29 June 2023

New visitor at CeBIL - Chih-hsing Ho

7 August - 12 August

Dr. Chih-hsing Ho is an Associate Professor and Associate Research Fellow (tenured) at the Institute of European and American Studies, as well as the Research Center for Information Technology Innovation (with a joint appointment) at Academia Sinica in Taiwan. Her research focuses on the convergence of law, medicine, and data science, particularly in the realm of genomics and emerging technologies such as biobanks, big data, and artificial intelligence (AI).

With her expertise, she spearheads numerous interdisciplinary projects and holds various advisory and consulting positions as a legal and academic expert. Notably, she serves as a member of the Advisory Committee on Digital Health and the Advisory Committee on the Biotechnology Regulatory Law and Strategies for the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) in Taiwan. Additionally, she contributes to the Institutional Review Board (IRB) for Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC). She is also a member of the Consultation and Review Board of the National Biobank Consortium of Taiwan and has been appointed to the Ethics and Governance Council (EGC) of the Taiwan Biobank.

She holds a Ph.D. in law from the London School of Economics (LSE) where she was an Olive Stone Scholar and a Morris Finer Scholar. Prior to her doctoral studies, she acquired her initial law degree in Taiwan and subsequently completed her LLM from Columbia Law School and a JSM from Stanford University. Before returning to Taipei in 2014, she had been working at the Centre for Medical Ethics and Law (CMEL) at the University of Hong Kong.