• 126 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 2015 PhD., Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, National Yang-Ming University, Taiwan.
  • 2010 M.S., School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan.
  • 2008 B.S., Department of Public Health, Chung Shan Medical University, Taiwan.


  • 2019.08- Assistant Professor, School of Food safety, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan.
  • 2016.12-2019.07 Post-doctoral Research Fellow, National Health Research Institutes, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, Taiwan.

Research Interests

  • Environmental Epidemiology
  • Biological Monitoring
  • Exposure and Health Risk Assessment. 

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Kai-Wei Liao is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

pregnancy Earth & Environmental Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
phthalate Earth & Environmental Sciences
pollution exposure Earth & Environmental Sciences
Phenols Chemical Compounds
Health risks Chemical Compounds
Body Size Medicine & Life Sciences
Prenatal Exposure Delayed Effects Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 126 Citations
  • 6 h-Index
  • 16 Article
3 Citations (Scopus)

Association between urinary thiodiglycolic acid level and hepatic function or fibrosis index in school-aged children living near a petrochemical complex

Wang, C. W., Liao, K. W., Chan, C. C., Yu, M. L., Chuang, H. Y., Chiang, H. C. & Huang, P. C., Jan 1 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 244, p. 648-656 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Aspartate Aminotransferases
Vinyl Chloride
1 Citation (Scopus)

Levels and temporal variations of urinary lead, cadmium, cobalt, and copper exposure in the general population of Taiwan

Liao, K. W., Pan, W. H., Liou, S. H., Sun, C. W., Huang, P. C. & Wang, S. L., Feb 28 2019, In : Environmental Science and Pollution Research. 26, 6, p. 6048-6064 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

health survey
1 Citation (Scopus)

Urinary thiodiglycolic acid is associated with increased risk of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease in children living near a petrochemical complex

Wang, C. W., Chuang, H. Y., Liao, K. W., Yu, M. L., Dai, C. Y., Chang, W. T., Tsai, C. H., Chiang, H. C. & Huang, P. C., Oct 1 2019, In : Environment International. 131, 104978.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
confidence interval
5 Citations (Scopus)

Associations between urinary total arsenic levels, fetal development, and neonatal birth outcomes: A cohort study in Taiwan

Liao, K. W., Chang, C. H., Tsai, M. S., Chien, L. C., Chung, M. Y., Mao, I. F., Tsai, Y. A. & Chen, M. L., Jan 15 2018, In : Science of the Total Environment. 612, p. 1373-1379 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

development level
3 Citations (Scopus)

Characterization of phthalates exposure and risk for cosmetics and perfume sales clerks

Huang, P. C., Liao, K. W., Chang, J. W., Chan, S. H. & Lee, C. C., Feb 1 2018, In : Environmental Pollution. 233, p. 577-587 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

service sector
occupational exposure
ambient air
health risk