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Awards

  • First Grade Ministry of Health and Welfare Professional Accolade, 2015
  • University of Pittsburgh 225th Anniversary Medallion, U.S.A., 2013
  • Honorary Doctorate (Epidemiology), Mahidol University, Thailand, 2013
  • Special APACPH Award, Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health, 2012
  • David P. Rall Award for Advocacy in Public Health, American Public Health Association (APHA), U.S.A., 2012
  • Address to World Health Assembly of the World Health Organization for 4 consecutive years, 2011-2014
  • Honorary Doctorate, Bogdan Voda University, Romania, 2010
  • Honorary Doctorate, VasileGoldiş West University of Arad, Romania, 2010
  • Legacy Laureate, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 2009
  • Professional Award, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, Taiwan (R.O.C.), 2009
  • Award for Outstanding Enterprise Manager, Taiwan, 2009
  • 17th Health Service and Dedication Award, Taiwan, 2009
  • APACPH Contribution Awards, 2007 and 2012
  • Li Guo-Ding Medal for Management, Taiwan, 2003
  • 13th National Quality Award (Organization), Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan (R.O.C.), 2002
  • 1st Award for Private-Public Partnership Project, Executive Yuan, Taiwan (R.O.C.), 2002
  • International College of Surgeons (Chicago), Fellow Research Awards, 2000 and 2001
  • 11th National Quality Award, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Taiwan (R.O.C.), 2000
  • Outstanding Alumni Award at 50th Anniversary (50 at 50) of University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 1999
  • Hospital Management Performance Award, Taipei City Government, 1998

Experience

  • Visiting Professor, Tufts University, U.S.A., 2014-2015
  • Minister, Ministry of Health and Welfare, Taiwan, 2013-2014
  • Minister, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, R.O.C. (Taiwan), 2011-2013
  • Chairman of Board of Directors, National Health Research Institutes,Taiwan, 2011-2014
  • Guest Researcher, National Institutes of Health, U.S.A., 2009-2014
  • President, Taipei Medical University, 2008-2011
  • Superintendent, Taipei Medical University Shuang Ho Hospital, 2008-2009
  • Professor, Institute of Biomedical Informatics, National Yang-Ming University, 2008
  • Vice President, Taipei Medical University, 2004-2008
  • Director, Institute of Injury Prevention and Control, Taipei Medical University, 2000-2004
  • Superintendent, Taipei Medical University Wan Fang Hospital, 1997-2008
  • Professor and Chief, Division of Neurosurgery, Wan Fang Hospital, 1997-2004
  • Chairman, School of Public Health, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan, 1993-1996
  • Director, Biomedical Informatics Center, Taipei Medical University, 1993
  • Vice Superintendent, Taipei Medical University Hospital, 1993-1996
  • Chief, Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Surgery, Taipei Medical University Hospital, 1989-1997
  • Associate Professor, Taipei Medical University, 1989-1994

Education

  • Dr.P.H., School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, U.S.A., 1987-1989
  • M.P.H., School of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh, PA, U.S.A., 1986-1987
  • D.M.Sc. (Neuroscience), Nihon University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan, 1985-86; 1989-1991
  • Research fellow, Stanford University, CA, U.S.A., 1986
  • M.D., Chung-Shan Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, 1970-1975

Research Interests

  • Health and Welfare Policy
  • Epidemiology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Injury Prevention
  • Hospital Management

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Projects 2010 2017

臺美(US)國合計畫-腦傷害的新診斷和新治療之轉譯研究-腦外傷治療之舊藥再定位(2/2)

Chiu, W.

8/1/167/31/17

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

Repositioning Drug Therapies for Traumatic Brain Injury

Chiu, W.

8/1/167/31/17

Project: A - Government Institutionf - Other (Funded by Government)

Repositioning Drug Therapies for Traumatic Brain Injury

Chiu, W., Chang, C. & Chiang, Y.

8/1/157/31/16

Project: B - Project of TMUh - Other (Funded by TMU)

Pediatric Motorcycle Injury in Taiwan---The Injury Pattern, Injury Severity, and the Risk Factors for Head Injury

Chiu, W. & Lin, M.

8/1/157/31/16

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

Repositioning Drug Therapies for Traumatic Brain Injury

Chiu, W., Chang, C. & Chiang, Y.

8/1/157/31/16

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

Research Output 1983 2020

Effect of motorcycle helmet types on head injuries: Evidence from eight level-I trauma centres in Taiwan

Lam, C., Wiratama, B. S., Chang, W. H., Chen, P. L., Chiu, W. T., Saleh, W. & Pai, C. W., Jan 17 2020, In : BMC Public Health. 20, 1, 78.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Open Access
Acid Sensing Ion Channels
Brain Concussion
Dizziness
Alleles
Genes
Open Access
Motorcycles
Head Protective Devices
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Wounds and Injuries
Sleep
Cohort Studies
Brain Concussion
Brain Diseases
Traumatic Brain Injury