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Li-Jung Elizabeth Ku

Associate Professor

No. 1, University Road, Department of Public Health College of Medicine,
National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Office: +886-6-2353535 ext 5565
fax: +886-6-2359033
Email: eljku@mail.ncku.edu.tw

KU                      

Background
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL        August, 2011
Gillings School of Global Public Health
Ph.D. in Health Policy and Management
Minor: Decision Science

DUKE UNIVERSITY, Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy   May, 2005
Master of Public Policy (MPP)    
Certificate in Health Policy

NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY (NTU)              June, 2003                                
B.A. in Economics and Minor in Law

Work Experiences
Aug 2019 - present Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Associate Professor

Aug 2012 - July 2019 Department of Public Health, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Assistant Professor

Sept 2011- July 2011 Institute of Gerontology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
Postdoctoral Fellow

Aug 2006-June 2007 Center for Health Insurance Research, School of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan
Research Assistant

June 2005-July 2006 National Health Insurance (NHI) Taskforce, Department of Health, Executive Yuan, Taiwan, ROC
Associate Policy Analyst 

Expertise
Li-Jung Elizabeth Ku, PhD is an assistant professor in the Institute of Public Health at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. Her research interests include health services research and health economics, especially on the healthcare utilization and long-term care of the elderly. Ku is the principal investigator (PI) of several research projects on persons with dementia and their caregivers that has led to several publications on the care costs and caregiver burden of dementia in Taiwan. She is also interested in research on elder financial abuse. Ku teaches courses in methods of health technology assessments (HTA) and health policy for graduate students in Public Health.

Courses Instructed
1.Health care policy analysis and evaluation
2.Health policy: theory and practice
3.Health Economics
4.Economics evaluations in health care

Award
Studying Abroad Scholarship, Ministry of Education of Taiwan, 2004-2005 

Research Output/ Projects