Wei J. Chen

Wei J. Chen
Director/Distinguished Investigator
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E-mail:wjchen@nhri.edu.tw


Education

1988/08 – 1992/07 Sc.D., Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Harvard University
1986/08 – 1988/07 MS., Departments of Behavioral Sciences and Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Harvard University
1977/08 – 1984/07 M.D.,School of Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

Positions

Full-time Appointments

2020/01 -present Distinguished Investigator & Director, Center for Neuropsychiatric Research, National Health Research Institutes, Zhunan, Taiwan
2010– Present Distinguished Professor, Department of Public Health & Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
2011/08 – 2017/07 Dean, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
2009/08 – 2011/07 Acting Director, Master of Public Health Degree Program, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
2008/08 – 2011/07 Acting Director, Institute of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
2005/08 – 2011/07 Associate Dean, Dept. College of Public Health, National Taiwan University  
2005/08 – 2011/07 Chairman, Department of Public Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
1998/08 – 2004/07 Director, Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
1997/08 – 1998/07 Acting Director, Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
1997/08 – 2010/07 Professor, Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
1993/08 – 1997/07 Associate Professor, Institute of Epidemiology, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
1993/02 – 1993/07 Lecturer,Institute of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University
1992/07 – 1993/01 Post-doc Fellow, Department of Epidemiology, School of Public Health, Harvard University

 Clinical experience

1984/08 -1986/5 Second Lieutenant Medical Officer, R.O.C. Army
1983/07– 1984/06 Rotating Internship, National Taiwan University Hospital, Provincial Taoyuan Hospital, and Municipal Taipei Women’s & Children’s Hospital
1981/08 – 1983/06 Rotating Clerkship, National Taiwan University Hospital

Expertise

  • Genetic
  • Epidemiology
  • Psychiatric
  • Clinical Medicine

Honors & Awards

2019/06/29 Excellent Performance in the Anti-Drug Project, Certificate of Merit issued by Executive Yuan (No. 1080018544) (反毒有功人士)
2010/08-Present Distinguished Professor, Repositioning Drug for Parkinson’s disease program grant
2009-2012   (3-years reward) Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council
2007/08-2010/07 Distinguished Professor, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University
2003-2006   (3-years reward) Outstanding Research Award, National Science Council
2000 Ching-Hsing Medical Award (青杏醫學奬), Ching-Hsing Foundation (the 11th Award)
1997 Outstanding Young Persons (十大傑出青年), Junior Chamber International in Taiwan (the 35th Award)
1993-2000 Excellent Research Award, National Science Council
1986-1989 Government Scholarship for Studying Abroad, Ministry of Education
1979, 1984 Book Award for academic excellence (Top 5%), School of Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

【Selective Publications】

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