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Kuo-Chin Huang

Kuo-Chin Huang, PhD

Professor

 

 

Fields of specialty

Family Medicine, Obesity Medicine, Geriatric Medicine

 

Current Position

Director, Department of Family Medicine, National Taiwan University Hospital

Director, Department of Family Medicine, College of Medicine, National Taiwan University

 

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, National Taiwan University

PhD, Institute of Epidemiology, National Taiwan University

 

Postgraduate Training

Human Nutrition Center University of Sydney Australia

 

Honors

2005- Merck Foundation Research Award, Gerontological Society of Taiwan Obesity in the elderly and its relationship with cardiovascular risk factors in Taiwan

2006- Good Research Award, Taiwan college of Family Physicians Insulin resistance, obesity, and metabolic syndrome among non-diabetic pre- and post-menopausal women in north Taiwan

2007- GSK Award, Taiwan Association of Family Medicine Electrolyzed-reduced water reduced hemodialysis-induced erythrocyte impairment in end-stage renal disease patients

2008- Good Research Award, Taiwan Society of Adolescent Medicine and Health Obesity and hepatitis B infection are associated with increased risk of metabolic syndrome in university freshmen

2009- Best Research Award, Taiwan Association of Family Medicine Betel nut chewing is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and all-cause mortality in Taiwanese men

2011- Shen-Tao Research Award, Taiwan Association of Family Medicine Serum selenium concentration is associated with metabolic factors in the elderly: a cross-sectional study

 

Research interest

obesity, metabolic syndrome, non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases