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Education

  • Sep, 2009-Jun, 2012, Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Sep, 2006-Jun, 2008, Master of Science (MSc), School of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • Sep, 1993-Jun, 2000, Doctor of Medicine (MD), School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan

Experience

  • Aug, 2016-Present Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, school of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
  • Aug, 2015-Present Associate Professor, Master Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Aug, 2015-Present Associate Professor, School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
  • Aug, 2012-Present Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taiwan

Former:

  • Aug, 2013-Jul, 2015 Assistant Professor, Master Program in Long-term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Aug, 2012-Jul, 2015 Assistant Professor, School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Aug, 2012-Sep, 2013 Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Dec, 2008-Jun, 2012 Director, Center of Evidence-Based Medicine, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Sep, 2008-Jun, 2012 Lecturer, Department of Health Care Management, I-Shou University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Jul, 2005-Jun, 2012 Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • Jul, 2001-Jun, 2005 Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Awards

  1. Dec 16, 20152016-2017 Taiwan Fulbright Grantee, For Senior Scholar, Fulbright-Formosa Plastics Group Scholarship.
  2. Oct 17, 2015Best Paper of Taiwan Public Health Association Annual Meeting:2015 Poster Presentation, Validation of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire in Women with Breast Cancer.
  3. Oct 15, 2015Travel Grant Award in 2015 International Conference on Diabetes and Metabolism, Risk of Hand Syndromes in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus:A Population-Based Cohort Study in Taiwan.
  4. Jul 2, 2015Excellent Research Paper Award in 2015 Teachers and Students Joint Academic Research Symposium, Effects of M-Health APP in Lost Weight:A Systematic Review.
  5. May 22, 2015Best Presentation Award for the International Participants:Poster Presented in 56th Annual Meeting of Japanese Society of Neurology, A Critical Appraisal of the Tests Assessing Stroke Knowledge.
  6. Oct 26, 2014Best Paper of Taiwan Public Health Association Annual Meeting:2014 Poster Presentation, A Psychometric Analysis of the All Aspects of Health Literacy Scale in Stroke Patients.
  7. Jun 8, 2014Granted the 2014 MSD Taiwan Research Award, Taiwan Association of Gerontology and Geriatrics, Effects of Stroke Rehabilitation for Post-Stroke Depression:A Population-Based Cohort Study.
  8. Oct 19, 20132nd Prize of Doctoral Dissertation Research Award, Taiwan Epidemiology Association, Trajectories and Predictors of Return to Work after Traumatic Limb Injury:A 2-year Follow-up Study.
  9. Oct 6, 20131st Prize of Poster Content Award in Translating Research Evidence into Practice Barriers and Strategies, International Symposium of Medical Education, Effectiveness of the Health Education in Patients with Stroke:A Systematic Review  and Meta-Analysis.
  10. Oct 26, 20122nd Prize of 2012 Competition of Activities Design at Taiwan Geriatric Institution and Community, Taiwan New Aged Health Development Association, Five-Level Ping-Pong for Grandpa and Grandma.
  11. Aug 25, 20121st Prize of Poster Content Award in 2012 Annual Meeting of Taiwan Evidence-Based Medicine Association, A Population-Based Cohort Study of Post-Stroke Depression in Patients with Stroke Rehabilitation.
  12. Sep 3, 20111st Prize of Poster Content Award in 2011 Annual Meeting of Taiwan Evidence-Based Medicine Association, Evaluation of Hierarchical Properties in the Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) within the Multi-steps Evidence-Based Medicine (EBM) Core Curriculum.
  13. Sep 4, 20102nd Prize of Poster Content Award in 2010 Annual Meeting of Taiwan, Evidence-Based Medicine AssociationEvidence-Based Developing a Computerized Adaptive Testing for Efficient and Precise Balance Function Assessment in Stroke Patients.
  14. May 1, 2010Best Paper of Young Visiting Staffs Essay Contest Award by Lien I-Nan Foundation for Promotion of Education and Research in Rehabilitation Medicine, Treatment Effects of Massage Therapy in Depressed People:A Meta-Analysis.

Research Interests

  • Stroke Rehabilitation
  • Disability Assessment
  • Evidence-based medicine
  • Geriatric Medicine

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Projects 2012 2019

Research Output 2006 2018

  • 459 Citations
  • 13 h-Index
  • 66 Article
  • 2 Review article
Taiwan
Cardiovascular Diseases
Temperature
Mortality
Homicide

Cultural and semantic equivalence of the activity measure post-acute care (AM-PAC) after its translation into Mandarin Chinese

Chang, F. H., Ni, P., Chiou, H. Y., Hou, W. H. & Jette, A. M., Mar 20 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Disability and Rehabilitation. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Subacute Care
Semantics
Rehabilitation
Cognition
Statistical Factor Analysis

Validation of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire in Women With Breast Cancer

Huang, Y. J., Lin, G. H., Lu, W. S., Tam, K. W., Chen, C. C., Hou, W. H. & Hsieh, C. L., Mar 1 2018, In : Cancer Nursing. p. E40-E48

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Health Surveys
Statistical Factor Analysis
Breast Neoplasms
Delivery of Health Care
2 Citations

A population-based cohort study suggests an increased risk of multiple sclerosis incidence in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus

Hou, W. H., Li, C. Y., Chang, H-H., Sun, Y. & Tsai, C. C., 2017, In : Journal of Epidemiology. 27, 5, p. 235-241 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Multiple Sclerosis
Cohort Studies
Incidence
Population
Meta-Analysis
Stroke
Depression
Databases
Confidence Intervals