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Tsung Yu

Assistant Professor

No. 1, University Road, Department of Public Health College of Medicine,
National Cheng Kung University, Tainan 70101, Taiwan
Office: +886-6-2353535 ext.5563
fax: +886-6-2359033
Email: tsungyu@mail.ncku.edu.tw

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Background
2011-14 Doctor of Philosophy, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
2009-11 Master of Science, Department of Epidemiology, Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, USA
2004-08 Bachelor of Science, Department of Life Science, National Taiwan University

Work Experiences
2018- present  Assistant Professor, Dept. of Public Health, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan
2016-18, Assistant Professor, China Medical University, Taiwan
2015-16, Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Zurich, Switzerland

Expertise

My training focuses on the methodology for evidence-based health care (including clinical epidemiology, clinical trial and systematic review) and their applications to health technology assessment. Currently I am interested in using databases in Taiwan to conduct research for life course epidemiology, including the MJ Databases, Nutrition and Health Survey in Taiwan and Maternal and Child Health Database. For example, I wanted to learn the determinants of age at menopause among Taiwanese women and the future risk of diseases that is relevant to age at menopause.

Behavioral Epidemiology;
Clinical Epidemiology;
Health Technology Assessment

Courses Instructed
Systematic review and meta-analysis
Application of statistical software
Design of clinical trials
Fundamentals of biostatistics
Systematic Review and Evidence-Based Research

Award
European Respiratory Society Young Scientist Sponsorship, 2015

Research Output

Projects
Prediction models for cardiovascular disease in the general population: an independent external validation study; 2017/04/01~2018/07/31; Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan
Changes in cardiovascular risk factors during menopause transition in Taiwanese women: a longitudinal investigation; 2019/08/01~2020/07/31; Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan