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Education

  • 2019 Master of Public Health(MPH), Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Harvard University, Boston, MA, USA
  • 2012 Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Public Health, College of Health Sciences, Kaohsiung Medical University
  • 2008 Master of Science, School of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University
  • 2000 Doctor of Medicine, School of Medicine, Taipei Medical University

Experience

  • 2019- Professor, Graduate Institute of Clinical Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2018.08- Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, school of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2018.08- Professor, Master Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • 2018.08- Professor, School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • 2012.08- Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University Hospital
  • 2015.08-2018 Associate Professor, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, school of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University
  • 2015.08-2018 Associate Professor, Master Program in Long-term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • 2015.08-2018 Associate Professor, School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • 2013.08-2015.07 Assistant Professor, Master Program in Long-term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • 2012.08-2015.07 Assistant Professor, School of Gerontology Health Management, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University
  • 2012.08-2013.09 Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan
  • 2008.12-2012.06 Director, Center of Evidence-Based Medicine, E-Da Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
  • 2008.09-2012.06 Lecturer, Department of Health Care Management, I-Shou University,
  • 2005.07-2012.06 Attending Physician, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, E-Da Hospital
  • 2001.07-2005.06 Resident, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, National Taiwan University Hospital

Awards

  • 2018 Yufong International Health Literacy Awards in The 6th International Health Literacy Conference: A Health Literate Asia and Beyond
  • 2015 Taiwan Fulbright Grantee, For Senior Scholar, Fulbright-Formosa Plastics Group Scholarship 2016-2017.
  • 2015 Best Paper of Taiwan Public Health Association Annual Meeting:2015 Poster Presentation, Validation of the European Health Literacy Survey Questionnaire in Women with Breast Cancer.
  • 2015 Travel 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.
  • 2015 Excellent Research Paper Award in 2015 Teachers and Students Joint Academic Research Symposium, Effects of M-Health APP in Lost Weight:A Systematic Review.
  • 2015 Best 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.
  • 2014 Best 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.
  • 2014 Granted 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.
  • 2013 2nd 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.
  • 2013 1st 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.
  • 2012 2nd 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.
  • 2012 1st 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.
  • 2011 1st 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.
  • 2010 2nd 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.
  • 2010 Best 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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Research Output

  • 756 Citations
  • 17 h-Index
  • 82 Article
  • 6 Review article
  • 1 Abstract
  • 1 Meeting Abstract

Development of a battery of phase-adaptive health literacy tests for stroke survivors

Huang, Y. J., Chen, C. T., Sørensen, K., Hsieh, C. L. & Hou, W. H., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Patient Education and Counseling. 103, 11, p. 2342-2346 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 2 Citations (Scopus)

    Effects of extracorporeal magnetic stimulation on urinary incontinence: A systematic review and meta-analysis

    Hou, W. H., Lin, P. C., Lee, P. H., Wu, J. C., Tai, T. E. & Chen, S. R., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Advanced Nursing. 76, 9, p. 2286-2298 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Exploring the influencing factors of health literacy among older adults: A cross-sectional survey

    Chiu, H. T., Tsai, H. W., Kuo, K. N., Leung, A. Y. M., Chang, Y. M., Lee, P. H. & Hou, W. H., Jul 2020, In : Medicina (Lithuania). 56, 7, p. 1-12 12 p., 330.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

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