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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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Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Adiposity Medicine & Life Sciences
Mendelian Randomization Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Longitudinal Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Abdominal Obesity Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2010 2019

  • 303 Citations
  • 8 h-Index
  • 21 Article
  • 2 Letter
  • 1 Review article
2 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

Birthweight, time-varying adiposity growth and early menarche in girls: A Mendelian randomisation and mediation analysis

Fan, H. Y., Huang, Y. T., Hsieh, R. H., Chao, J. C. J., Tung, Y. C., Lee, Y. L. & Chen, Y. C., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Obesity Research and Clinical Practice.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mendelian Randomization Analysis
1 Citation (Scopus)
Body Composition
Longitudinal Studies
Cohort Studies
Abdominal Obesity
1 Citation (Scopus)
Cardiovascular Diseases
Food Supply
Blood Pressure
Food Supply
Longitudinal Studies
Blood Pressure

Press / Media

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