This is a doctoral program open to all health care professionals. We hope our students will be able to develop innovative knowledge in health science, emphasizing scientific and philosophical viewpoints, interdisciplinary training, and expansion of global vision. It is our mission to cultivate high-quality researchers and professionals with holistic approaches, including biological, psychological, social and spiritual needs of patients, as well as the development of health care researches and policies that address these needs.


Established in 2002, the institute integrated a cluster of health care professions and educational programs, including the disciplines of Clinical Psychology, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Occupational Therapy. Doctoral students have been enrolled since August, 2003. The current number of students is 51. Students may choose one of the four tracks mentioned above. The acting Director is Dr. Chung-Hey Chen




Shu, Bih-Ching, Professor (2003.8-2007.1)

Hwang, Ing-Shiou, Professor (2007.2-2007.7)

Hsu, Ar-Tyan, Professor (2007.8-2010.7)

Hsieh, Shulan, Professor (2010.8~2013.7) 


Chen, Chung-Hey Professor (2013.8~)              


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