Secretariat

2019 Secretariat

 
Secretary-General

Name: Chi-Wei Lin, MD, PhD, MBA
Email: julienlin.ahla@gmail.com

 

 
2011-2017 Director, Center of Medical Education Assessment and Research, E-Da Hospital
2017-2018 Associate Director, Community Medicine Department, E-Da Hospital
2017-2018 Deputy Secretary General, Asian Health Literacy Association
2010- Teaching-oriented Visiting Staff, Department of Medical Education, E-Da Hospital
2014- Editor, Taiwan Journal of Family Medicine
2015- Medical Ethics Course Coordinator, I-Shou University School of Medicine
2016- Director, Taiwan Health Evaluation and Promotion Association
2017- Supervisor, Taiwan Association of Family Medicine
2018- Director, Center of Faculty Development, E-Da Hospital
2018- Director, Family Medicine and Community Medicine Department, E-Da Hospital
2019- Secretary General, Asian Health Literacy Association
     
 



 

Deputy Secretary-General
 
Name: WEN-HSUAN HOU, MD, MSc, PhD
Email:houwh@tmu.edu.tw

 
2014/08 Present Research Fellow Cochrane Taiwan
2012/08 Present Attending Physician Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Taipei Medical University Hospital, Taiwan
2017/08 Present Supervisor Taiwan Evidence-Based Medicine Association  
2018/08 Present Professor Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, School of Medicine, College of Medicine/Master Program in Long-Term Care, College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University/School of Gerontology Health Management,
College of Nursing, Taipei Medical University, Taiwan
     
 



 
Deputy Secretary-General

Name: Alex Chen M.D., M.Sc., PhD Candidate
http://www.imperialwhocc.org/staff-members/dr-alex-chen/
 
 
一張含有 個人, 領帶, 服飾, 男人 的圖片自動產生的描述
I am Dr Alex Chen (M.D., M.Sc., PhD Candidate), the Assistant Secretary General of Asian Health Literacy Association (AHLA), the Medical Director at Novartis Japan, a board-certified attending physician, a senior medical advisor at multinational corporations, and the awardee of 2018 Top 10 Outstanding Youth Award, one of the most prestigious awards in Taiwan.
 
I have clinical practice experience (10 years); research expertise in real-world big data & epidemiology (9 years); multinational working experience (6 countries - UK, USA, Japan, Korea, Taiwan); International NGO senior manager/president experience (6 years); radio anchor experience (3 years).
 
I received my M.D. Degree in 2008 and the M.Sc. Degree for International Health in 2010. I was a PhD Postgraduate researcher at the World Health Organization Collaborating Centre, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London. I got four scholarships to obtain international research experience in the USA (UCLA) in 2009, Japan (Nagasaki University) in 2010, UK (Imperial College) since 2014 and Korea (KAIST) in 2015.
 
I completed my clinical training in occupational medicine at National Taiwan University Hospital, the most prestigious university hospital in Taiwan, and was promoted directly to an attending physician at Hsinchu Science Park Clinic (HSPC), the only hospital at Hsinchu Science Park (considered as Silicon Valley in Taiwan) after my residency training. I was also a senior industrial medicine advisor to support the world-leading multinational corporations in IT and Finance industries. I headed the Health Management Units, developed disease prevention & health promotion programs and set up the risk assessment protocols.
 
I was the CEO of European Federation of Taiwan Health Alliance (EFTHA). I represented INGOs to provide several speeches in the UK Parliament, Scottish Parliament, European Union Committee, as well as the world top universities or research institutes. I am the spokesperson for the media and keep the healthy relationship with governments or other INGOs.
 



 
Deputy Secretary-General

Name: Ru-Yi Huang, M.D., M.P.H
Email: ed107774@edah.org.tw

 
一張含有 個人, 服飾, 女性, 牆 的圖片自動產生的描述
2014/08 Present Research Fellow Cochrane Taiwan
2014 - 2017 Physician, Department of Family Medicine Visiting Staff, Department of Medical Education. Director, Center for International Medical Education, E-Da Hospital
2013 – 2014 Visiting Scientist, Environmental and Occupational Medicine and Epidemiology Harvard School of Public Health, Boston
2011 – 2012 Attending Physician, Family Medicine Mennonite Christian Hospital, Hualien, Taiwan
2008 – 2010 Chief Resident and Resident, Family Medicine National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan




 
Deputy Secretary-General

Name: Tara Tai-Wen Chen
Email: tara.tchen@gmail.com

 
一張含有 個人, 服飾, 女性, 牆 的圖片自動產生的描述
2016-2017 International Youth Internship Program Global Affairs Canada, Kingston, Jamaica
Grants/Administrative Officer - Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition
•        Assisted with grant writing/proposals/reports related to global funding from the OECS Global Fund, Robert Carr Fund, Tride Foundation, EU Grants, etc.
•        Analyzed and evaluated assessment data for cultural sensitivity workshops with community partners/stakeholders in areas of HIV/AIDs, LGBTQI and vulnerable/marginalized communities
•        Conducted literature review in the scope of men having sex with men and the vulnerability of sex workers in Kingston, Jamaica
2016      Parkinson Society Southwestern Ontario, London, Canada
Client Support Services Summer Student Assistant – Program Department
•        Assisted with education program revisions to caregiver programs through online platforms and physical handouts
•        Outreached in fundraising charity walk and movement activities in the Parkinson ’s community
•        Developed newsletter resources for client support programs
2015-2016 Western University, London, Canada
Student Clinical Research Assistant – School of Physical Therapy
•        Performed  data   quality checks (nonsensical data/missing data   for local/national/international research trials)
•        Assisted in building and implementing data management software
•       Collected data through patients at the Fowler Kennedy Sport Medicine Clinic
2015 Taiwan Tech Trek, Taipei, Taiwan
Research Intern- Asian Health Literacy Association
•        Developed conference materials for annual conference and video competition
•        Surveyed patients for Health Literacy Study-Asia Project at Taipei Hospital
•        Transcribed data trends for manuscript
•        Second place winner in Taipei Medical University Research Presentation Competition
2015      Western University, London, Canada
Student Research Assistant- Ontario Ginseng Consortium
•        Conducted literature review in the scope of natural health products and traditional Chinese medicine in Canada
•        Possessed attention in detail for grant writing, written reports and presentations
2013-2014 Western University, London, Canada
Student Executive Assistant- Faculty of Political Science
•        Conducted literature review in the scope of global political issues and the environment
•        Assisted with conducting mock United Nation simulations for undergraduate courses
2013 Western University, London, Canada
Student Research Assistant- Faculty of Environmental Science
•        Conducted literature review in the scope of physical activity and the environment
•        Assisted with data collection and computer data entry of health app: Smart Appetite