WILLIAM KEH, M.D. ,52, is Executive Vice President for Tzu Chi
Foundation, USA and Chief Executive Officer for Tzu Chi Free Clinic in Los Angeles.
capacity, he helps to re-engineer the corporate structure, set up strategic
plans for the Foundation and is in charge of the domestic and international
humanitarian aid and medical missions. At the Free Clinic in Los
Angeles, He supervises the medical services to
low-income families in the greater Los
Angeles area and the outreach programs to
surrounding rural communities. Prior to this, Dr. Keh
was involved with local charitable work and in international disaster missions
including in the Dominica Republic for
Hurricane George, and in Honduras, Guatemala and Nicaragua for
Hurricane Mitch, in Colombia and El
Salvador for earthquakes,
Dr. Keh graduated from the School of Medicine, Taiwan University in 1977. He came to USA after he had a one- year surgical residency at Veteran General Hospital in Taipei in 1979 and after serving in Chinese Air Force for
two years. He finished his residency training at Downstate Medical Center, SUNY in New York in 1984. He later joined Mount Sinai Medical Center as attending physician from 1984 to 1991.
As an entrepreneur, he
built with his wife their garment business from scratch to a sizable company
with yearly revenue of $25 million dollars from 1984 to 1997. He received his
Executive MBA degree from Baruch College, CUNY in 1996.