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Education

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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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Projects 2012 2019

導入醫病共享決策模式以增進腰椎退化病人照護成效的叢集隨機對照試驗研究(1/3)

Hou, W.

8/1/187/31/19

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

發展中風復健健康識能轉譯系統: 預測模型驗證與介入成效評估研究

Hou, W.

8/1/177/31/18

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

以共享決策輔助工具APP提升中風病人之中風知識和生活品質─隨機對照試驗

Hou, W.

3/1/172/28/18

Project: C - Project of Alliancen - Chi Mei Medical Center

105大專生計畫獎-侯文萱

Hou, W.

8/1/167/31/17

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

Research Output 2006 2019

  • 506 Citations
  • 14 h-Index
  • 70 Article
  • 3 Review article
  • 1 Abstract

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
Divorce
Taiwan
Psychometrics
Reproducibility of Results
immigration

The relationship between health literacy and perceived shared decision making in patients with breast cancer

Shen, H. N., Lin, C. C., Hoffmann, T., Tsai, C. Y., Hou, W. H. & Kuo, K. N., Feb 1 2019, In : Patient Education and Counseling. 102, 2, p. 360-366 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Literacy
Decision Making
Breast Neoplasms
Education
R388
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
1 Citation (Scopus)

Dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitor use is associated with decreased risk of fracture in patients with type 2 diabetes: a population-based cohort study

Hou, W. H., Chang, K. C., Li, C. Y. & Ou, H. T., Sep 1 2018, In : British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. 84, 9, p. 2029-2039 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dipeptidyl-Peptidase IV Inhibitors
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Cohort Studies
Population
Confidence Intervals