Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

  • No. 250 Wu-Xing Street

    11031 Taipei

Organization profile

Organisation profile

The Departments of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PMR) in medical school of Taipei Medical University (TMU) consists of three departments of PRM at Taipei Medical University Hospital (TMUH), Wan Fang Hospital (WFH) and Shuang Ho Hospital (SHH) which provides good clinical services, research and teaching programs. The Department of PRM in TMU medical school has 12 teachers including 2 full professors, 3 associate professors, 3 assistant professors and 4 lectures. In order to have a better service and research, faculty is organized to six taskforces in the area of rehabilitation. These six taskforces are neuro-rehabilitation, orthopedic/musculoskeletal, cardiopulmonary, pediatric, cancer and the International Classification of Functioning Disability and Health (ICF) teams. The purpose of rehabilitation is to help people from prevention of disease (health promotion), treatment, rehabilitation, to long-term care. All these rehabilitation teams provide comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach and composed of physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapists, speech pathologists, psychologists and social workers. The department of PRM in TMU medical school devoted to research in recent decades and published 121 scientific citation index articles in recent 3 years. The faculty of this department continued to receive several grants from government with a total amount of 55,000,000 dollars (1,800,000 USD) in recent three years.

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Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Stroke Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences
Rehabilitation Medicine & Life Sciences
Cohort Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Randomized Controlled Trials Medicine & Life Sciences
Electric Stimulation Medicine & Life Sciences
Spinal Cord Injuries Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2010 2019


Lai, C.


Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology


Tseng, S.


Project: A - Government Institutionb - Ministry of Science and Technology

Research Output 1994 2019

Hip Fractures
Cohort Studies
International Classification of Diseases

Causal relationships between adiposity and childhood asthma: bi-directional Mendelian Randomization analysis

Chen, Y. C., Fan, H. Y., Huang, Y. T., Huang, S. Y., Liou, T. H. & Lee, Y. L., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Obesity. 43, 1, p. 73-81

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mendelian Randomization Analysis
Body Mass Index
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism

Development and psychometric testing of the Chinese version of the Resilience Scale for Southeast Asian immigrant women who divorced in Taiwan

Kuo, S. F., Hou, W. H., Chang, C. C., Liao, Y. M., Cheng, S. Y., Chou, Y. H., Yeh, Y. C., Lin, Y. K. & Chen, I. H., Feb 1 2019, In : PLoS One. 14, 2, e0211451.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access