Faculty Profile, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

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Chang-Chuan Chan, Ph.D.

Joint-appointed Investigator
Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine
ccchan@ntu.edu.tw

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Air Pollution Control, Harvard School of Public Health, 1990.
M.S., Industrial Hygiene and Air Pollution Control, Harvard School of Public Health, 1987.
B.S., Chemistry and Biology, National Taiwan University, College of Medicine, 1982.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

- Joint-appointed Investigator, Division of Environmental Health and Occupational Medicine, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan ( 2004-present)
- Director of Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1999-2005)
- Takemi Fellow in International Health, Harvard University, USA (1997-1998)
- Fulbright Visiting Scholar (1997-1998)
- Professor, Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1996-present)
- Acting Director, Institute of Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1996-1997)
- Associate Professor, Environmental Health, College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1990-1996)
- Teaching Assistant, Department of Environmental Sciences, Harvard School of Public Health, USA (1988-1990)

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Over 75 research projects related to environment, health, risk assessment, and environmental management funded by the Ministry of Health, Taiwan EPA, National Research Council, Ministry of Economic Development, Council of Labor, National Health Research Institute, Taipei City, Kaoshung City, Taipei County, Nantou County and several private companies.

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES & ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Dr. Chan has over 70 conference papers and project reports related to environment, health, risk assessment, environmental management, and international health funded by Taiwan EPA, Taiwan DOH, National Research Council, Ministry of Economic Development, Council of Labor, National Health Research Institute, Taipei City, Kaoshung City, Taipei County and private companies.

Also, he has over 60 scientific papers in English on health, environment and labor issues have been published in Scientific Citation Indexed journals (SCI journals).

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1. Lin YP, Feng TY, ChuangcYL, Chan CC, Wang JD. Introduction to the mortality strata and the basic indicators of the World Health Report: Taiwan and the Western Pacific region countries. Taiwan J Public Health. 25(2):163-168, 2006.
2. Chan CC*, Chuang KJ, Chien LC, Chen WJ, Chang WT. Urban air pollution and emergency admissions for cerebrovascular diseases in Taipei, Taiwan. European Heart Journal 27, 12381244, 2006.
3. Hu SW, Lin YY, Wu TC, Hong CC, Chan CC, Lung SC. Workplace air quality and lung function among dental laboratory technicians. Am J Ind Med 49(2):85-92, 2006.
4. Jane Hung, Lin CH, Wang JD, Chan CC*. Exhaled carbon monoxide level as an indicator of cigarette consumption in a workplace cessation program in Taiwan J Formos Med Assoc 105(3):210-213, 2006.