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Institute of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences
Professor Chen-Chang Yang

 

Prof. Yang, Chen-Chang (楊振昌)

Current Position

Professor & Chair

Institute of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University

Adjunct Attending Physician & Chief,

Division of Clinical Toxicology & Occupational Medicine, Department of Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital

Office

Room 309, Medical Building II

Tel.

+886-2-2875-7525 #835; +886-2-2876-7901

E-mail

ccyang@vghtpe.gov.tw

ccyang2@ym.edu.tw

Academic Degrees

M.D., National Yang-Ming University

M.P.H., Harvard School of Public Health

Dr.P.H., Department of Epidemiology (Pharmacoepidemiology Program), Harvard School of Public Health

Experience

Chair, Institute of Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, School of

Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Joint Professor, Institute of Public Health, School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming

University, Taipei, Taiwan

Head, Department of Environmental & Occupational Medicine, Faculty of Medicine,

School of Medicine, National Yang-Ming University, Taipei, Taiwan

Chief, Division of Clinical Toxicology & Occupational Medicine, Taipei Veterans

General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Adjunct Attending Physician, Division of Clinical Toxicology & Occupational Medicine, Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Director, Taiwan National Poison Control Center

Committee Member, Food Safety Council, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Advisory Committee Member (Food Safety, Health and Nutrition), Ministry of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Advisory Committee Member (Monitoring Board of Food Safety Protection Fund), Ministry of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Advisory Committee Member [Healthcare Promotion of Yucheng (polychlorinated biphenyl poisoning) Victims], Ministry of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Advisory Committee Member (Drug Safety), Taiwan FDA, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Advisory Committee Member, Council of Agriculture, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Committee Member, Food Safety Council, Taipei City, Taiwan

Expert Reviewer, Adverse Drug Event Reporting System, Ministry of Health & Welfare, Executive Yuan, Taiwan

Past President, Asia Pacific Association of Medical Toxicology

Councilor, Asian Society of Toxicology

Executive Director, Taiwan Environmental & Occupational Medical Association

Board Director, Toxicology Society of Taiwan

Specialty

Clinical Toxicology, Epidemiology, Environmental & Occupational Medicine, Food Safety, Internal Medicine, Pharmacoepidemiology, Public Health & Toxicology

Research Interests

Acute Poisonings (pesticide poisoning, pharmaceutical poisoning, natural toxin related poisoning, etc.), Environmental and Occupational Medicine (work-related poisoning, psychological impacts of low-dose rate radiation exposure, quality of life, etc.), Pharmacoepidemiology (adverse drug effects, safety of Chinese herbs, effectiveness and safety of antidotes, etc.) and Toxicoepidemiology (outcome predictors of various poisonings)

IHP Thesis Advisee

1.         林琪鈺-女性外籍監護工的生理健康、憂鬱情形、生活品質及其每日時間分配探討(2007)(Co-advisor)

2.         Netima Cooney. The Invisible Epidemic: Factors Associated with the Late Diagnosis of HIV in Young Thai People - A Population Based Study. 2007

3.         吳旻儒-醫療順從性等因子與國內靜脈毒癮者持續參與美沙酮治療門診時間之相關性(2009)

4.         Lamin M. Ceesay. The Prevalence and Determinants of Smoking among Secondary School Students in Kombo North, the Gambia. 2009

5.         Nelly Mngomezulu. Quality of Life and its Correlates in Diabetic Outpatients in Swaziland. 2014

6.         邱必淩-癌症病人因血液性藥物不良反應導致住院的配對個案對照研究。2015

No.

Selected Publications

Abstract(PMID)

1

Yang CC, *Jick SS, Jick H. Lipid-lowering drugs and the risk of depression and suicidal behavior. Arch Intern Med 2003;163:1926-1932. (SCI)

12963565

2

Chen YJ, Wu ML, Deng JF, Yang CC. The epidemiology of glyophosate-surfactant herbicide poisoning in Taiwan, 1986-2007: a poison center study. Clin Toxicol (Phila) 2009;47:670-677. (SCI) *correspondent

19640238

3

Hsieh CF, Huang SL, Chen CL, Chen WT, Chang HC, Wu ML, *Yang CC. Increased risk of chronic kidney disease among users of non-prescribed Chinese herbal medicine in Taiwan. Prev Med 2012;55:155-159. (SCI) *correspondent

22705017

4

Yen PN, Lin IF, Chang WS, Wang JD, Chang TC, Gou GL, Hwang JS, Liu IC, Chen YT, *Yang CC. Risk factors of depression tendency after prolonged low-dose-rate environmental radiation exposure. Int J Rad Biol 2014;90:859-866. (SCI) *correspondent

24766615

5

Chen CY, Liu CJ, Feng JY, Loong CC, Liu C, Hsia CY, Hu LY, Lin NC, Hu YW, Yeh CM, Chen TJ, *Yang CC. Incidence and risk factors for tuberculosis after liver transplantation in an endemic area: a nationwide population-based matched cohort study. Am J Transplant 2015;15:2180-2187. (SCI) *correspondent 

25872600

No.

Supervised IHP Student Publications

Abstract(PMID)

1

Mngomezulu N, *Yang CC. Quality of life and its correlates in diabetic outpatients in Swaziland. Int Health. 2015 Nov;7(6):464-71. doi: 10.1093/inthealth/ihv019. (SCI) *correspondent  

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