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Chung-Yi Li

Distinguished Professor

No. 1, University Road, Department of Public Health College of Medicine,
National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Office: +886-6-2353535 ext 5862/5863
fax: +886-6-2359033
Email: cyli99@mail.ncku.edu.tw

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Background

Institution
Nation
Department
Degree
Period
McGill University
Québec, Canada
Dept. of Epidemiology and Biostatistics
PhD
1991/09-1996/05
National Taiwan University
Taiwan, ROC
Public Health (Environmental Health)
MSc
1989/09-1991/06
National Taiwan University
Taiwan, ROC
Public Health
BSc
1982/09-1986/06

Work Experiences

Institution
Department
Title
Period
National Cheng Kung University
Dept. of Public Health
Professor
2010/08-present
National Taipei College of Nursing
Dept. of Health Care Management
Professor
2008 / 08-2010/07
National Taipei College of Nursing
Office for Research & Development
Dean
2009 / 09-2010/07
National Taipei College of Nursing
Center for Faculty Development
Dean
2010 / 02-2010/07
Fu-Jen Catholic University, College of Medicine
Dept. of Public Health
Professor
2002 / 02-2007 /07
Fu-Jen Catholic University, College of Medicine
Dept. of Public Health
Associate Professor
1996 / 08-2002 /01

Expertise

Prof. Chung-Yi Li is an epidemiologist who received his PhD degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. Dr. Li is now full professor affiliated with Department of Public Heath, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. He has expertise on environmental epidemiology, life course epidemiology, and health service research. Dr. Li started his research career in environmental epidemiology, and was invited to serve as a consultant for The WHO International Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) Project in 2001 in honor of his scientific contributions in the field of EMF and human health. He is now Councilor for the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Asia Chapter. He also serves as a pioneer in initiating research activities based on Taiwan’s National Health Insurance claims data. His recent research interest was focused on life course epidemiology and health service research in diabetes care. He published more than 350 peer-reviewed papers over the past 20 years. Several of his research related to the fetal programing theory and inter-generational change in death by suicide was published in International Journal of Epidemiology. Additionally, more than 15 papers of clinical epidemiology that investigated risk factors and assessed prognosis of non-communicable disease (NCDs) have been published in a number of high-ranking journals (Impact Factor >10) including Diabetes Care, Hepatology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, and Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases. 

Courses Instructed

Biostatistics (Undergraduate program ) (Fall semester)
Advanced Biostatistics (Master program) (Spring semester)
Advanced Biostatistics (PhD program) (Spring semester)
Modern Epidemiology (PhD program) (Fall semester)

Award

National Scientific Council Research Award (1996-2001)
Fu-Jen Academic Award (1999)
Taiwan Public Health Association Award for Excellence in Research: Professor KP Chen Award (2002) 
CHENG-HSING Medical Foundation Award (2013,2015,2016,2017)
Outstanding Research Award of Cheng Kung University College of Medicine (Medical Humanity Category) (2015)

Research Output/ Projects