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Physiatrist , researcher

Ta-Sen Wei, Chinese physiatrist, researcher. Achievements include research in electroacupuncture improves gait performance in chronic stroke patient; research in fall characteristics, functional mobility and bone mineral density are independent risk factors of hip fracture in the elderly. Grantee, Department Health, 1995, Institute Preventive Medicine, Department Health, 1998, National Science Council, 1999.

Background

Wei, Ta-Sen was born on December 19, 1960 in Tou-Liu, Yun-Lin, Taiwan. Son of Chun-Chih Wei and A-Shou Wei Chen.

Education

Bachelor of Medicine, China Medical College, Taichung, Taiwan, 1986.

Career

Resident Changhua (Taiwan) Christian Hospital, 1988—1992, attending physician, since 1992, chief department physical medicine and rehabilitation, since 1993, chief balance and gait research center, since 2002, research consultant, since 2000. Specialist Veterans General Hospital, Taipei, 1992. Research fellow Institute Preventive Medicine, Department Health, Taipei, 1996—1998.

Assistant professor Chungtai Institute Health Sciences and Technology, Taichung, Taiwan, since 2000. Second lieutenant Taiwanese Army, 1986-1988.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in electroacupuncture improves gait performance in chronic stroke patient. Research in fall characteristics, functional mobility and bone mineral density are independent risk factors of hip fracture in the elderly.

Membership

Member of American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chinese Medical Association Acupuncture (licentiate. Director since 1997, member editorial board since 1997), Rehabilitation Medicine Association (licentiate. Advisory editor since 1999, member editorial board 1997-1999), Society Ultrasound in Medicine (correspondent), Sports Medicine Association (correspondent).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, tai chi chuan exercise, mountain biking, travel.

Connections

Married Shu-Hui Wang, October 5, 1960. Children: Yu-Yin children: Liang-Chou, Tzu-Jung, Liang-Chun.

father:
Chun-Chih Wei

mother:
A-Shou Wei Chen

spouse:
Shu-Hui Wang

child:
Yu-Yin children: Liang-Chou Wei

child:
Tzu-Jung Wei

child:
Liang-Chun Wei