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  • 2010-2014 PhD: National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan,Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine 
  • MD, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan, Department of Medicine


  • 2018.07- Department of Family Medicine, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taipei Medical University, attending physician
  • 2015.12- Assistant Professor, School of Nutrition and Health Sciences,Taipei Medical University, Taipei Taiwan
  • 2014.01- Academic Editor, PLOS ONE, Journal,California, US 
  • 2015.01- Teaching Attending Physician, Department of Education and Research,Taipei City Hospital
  • 2008.01- Attending Physician, Family Medicine,Taipei City Hospital, ZhongXing Branch,(中興院區) Taipei Taiwan
  • 2004.07-2007.07 Resident, Family Medicine,National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei Taiwan


  • 2018 台灣家庭醫學會家庭醫學會默沙東論文獎
  • 2018 台灣安寧緩和醫學會安寧醫學會優秀論文獎佳作
  • 2017 台灣肥胖醫學會口頭論文獎第一名
  • 2017 Taipei City Hospital優良教師
  • 2017 台灣安寧緩和醫學會安寧醫學會優秀論文獎第一名
  • 2016 Taipei City Hospital優良醫師
  • 2015 台灣肥胖醫學會口頭論文獎第一名
  • 2014 台灣公共衛生學會公共衛生優秀論文獎陳拱北教授紀念獎
  • 2013 台灣肥胖醫學會口頭論文獎第一名
  • 2012 台灣肥胖醫學會口頭論文獎第二名
  • 2011 台灣肥胖醫學會口頭論文獎第三名海報論文獎第三名
  • 2011 台灣青少年醫學暨保健學會瑪里士青少年傑出論文獎

Research Interests

  • Childhood Obesity
  • Childhood Atopic diseases
  • Pubertal development
  • Nutrition

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Abdominal Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 331 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 25 Article
  • 2 Letter
  • 1 Review article
Random Allocation
Longitudinal Studies
6 Citations (Scopus)

Causal relationships between adiposity and childhood asthma: bi-directional Mendelian Randomization analysis

Chen, Y. C., Fan, H. Y., Huang, Y. T., Huang, S. Y., Liou, T. H. & Lee, Y. L., Jan 1 2019, In : International Journal of Obesity. 43, 1, p. 73-81

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mendelian Randomization Analysis
Body Mass Index
Single Nucleotide Polymorphism
Random Allocation
Longitudinal Studies
Mendelian Randomization Analysis
Open Access
dietary minerals
food records

Where and How Centenarians Die? The Role of Hospice Care

Chen, Y. C., Hu, H. Y., Fan, H. Y., Kao, W. S., Chen, H. Y. & Huang, S. J., Dec 1 2019, In : American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine. 36, 12, p. 1068-1075 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hospice Care
Cause of Death
Home Care Services
National Health Programs