Faculty Profile, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan

Faculty Profiles

Po-Huang Chiang, Ph.D

Assistant Investigator
Institute of Population Health Sciences


Ph.D: Public Health - Health Informatics National Yang-Ming University, School of Public Health, Taiwan
M.P.H.: Health Administration Columbia University, School of Public Health, USA


-SENIOR MANAGEMENT SCIENTIST, Center for Health Policy Research and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
-MANAGEMENT SCIENTIST, Division of Health Policy Research, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
-DIVISION HEAD/SPECIALIST, Department of Research Resources Division of Planning and Development, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan
-RESEARCH SCIENTIST III, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, New York State Psychiatric Institute, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, USA
-MANAGEMENT ENGINEER, Management Systems and Audit, Columbia Presbyterian Hospital in the City of New York, USA


Public Health Informatics, Geographic Information System, Health Risk Analysis


Determinants in Health Risk Analysis: A GIS approach


1.Tsai SP, Wen CP, Tsai MK, Chang YC, Chan HT, Chung WS, Cheng TY, Chiang PH, The Increasing Education-related Health Disparity in Taiwan, Preventive Medicine, (Submitted, 2009) (SCI:2.314)
2.Chan TC, Chen ML, Lin IF, Lee CH, Chiang PH, Wang DW, Chuang JH, Spatiotemporal Analysis of Air Pollution and Asthma Patient Visits in Taipei, Taiwan, International Journal of Health Geographics, (Submitted, 2009) (Unofficial 2007 impact factor:1.61)
3.Chiang PH*, Musa JG, Hsieh DPH, Liou DM*, Wen CP, Chan DC, Chen HH, Chen HL, Spatial Interpolation of Cadmium Soil Contamination in Changhua County, Taiwan., International Journal of Environment and Pollution, (Accepted, in press) 2008 (SCI: 0.404)
4.Wen CP, Tsai MK, Tsai SP, Chiang PH, Lee MC. “Comparing attitudes toward smoking between physicians and smokers in Asia: Analysis from a global survey of 16 countries”, BMC Public Health (Submitted, 2008) (SCI:1.633)
5.Tsai SP, Wen CP, Chan HT, Chiang PH, Tsai MK, Cheng TY. “The effects of pre-disease risk factors within metabolic syndrome on all-cause and cardiovascular disease mortality”, Diabetes Research & Clinical Practice, 2008 82:148-156 (SCI:1.823)
6.Wen CP, Tsai SP, Chan HT, Chang YC, Tsai MK, Cheng TY, Chiang PH, Wen SF, “All-cause mortality attributable to Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD): An important but preventable risk factor in clinical setting”, Lancet, 2008: 371:2173-2182 (SCI: 25.800)
7.Wai, Jackson P*; Wen, Chi Pang; Chan, Hui Ting; Chiang, Po Huang; Tsai, Min Kuang; Tsai, Shan Pou and Chang, Hsing-Yi, Low energy expenditure in exercise by Asians: examining the prevalence of energy spent on leisure time physical activity in Taiwan. Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 2008;17 (2) (SCI: 1.483)
8.Wen CP, Tsai MK, Chan HT, Tsai SP, Chiang PH*, Making hypertensive smokers motivated in quitting: Developing “blood pressure equivalent of smoking.” Journal of Hypertension, 26(4):672-677, April 2008 (corresponding author) (SCI: 4.021)
9.Wen CP*, Tsai SP, Chung WSI, Chiang PH , A 10-year experience of universal health insurance in Taiwan: Assessing the health impact and disparity reduction. Annals of Internal Medicine 2008:148:258-67 (SCI:14.780)
10.Kang, Chih-Hsiung*; Yu, Tsan-Jung; Hsieh, Hwei-Ho; Yang, Joseph W.; Shu, Kenneth; Huang, Chao-Cheng; Chiang, Po-Huang; Shiue, Yow-Ling (2003) “Developments of Bladder Tumors and Contra lateral Upper Urinary Tract Tumors Following Primary Transitional Cell Carcinoma of the Upper Urinary Tract”, Cancer, Volume 98, Issue 8 (15 October 2003), p.1620-1626 (SCI:4.582)