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  • Publish Date:2016/10/11
    Modify Date:2024/02/20
Chi-Tsun Chiu
  • Position:Associate Research Fellow
  • TEL:+886-2-37897224
  • Email:ctchiu@gate.sinica.edu.tw
  • Assistant’s Name:Ching-An Chen
  • Assistant’s Phone:+886-2-37897208
  • Assistant’s Email:chingan@gate.sinica.edu.tw
Chi-Tsun Chiu

EDUCATION

  • Ph.D., Sociology, The University of Texas at Austin, Texas, USA. 2007-2013
  • M.A., Statistics, Columbia University, New York, USA. 2005-2006
  • MBA, Graduate Institute of Finance, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taiwan. 1999-2001
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology, National Taiwan University, Taiwan. 1994-1999

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Associate Research Fellow (with tenure, equivalent to tenured Associate Professor), Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. 2020-
  • Assistant Research Fellow, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. 2014-2020
  • Instructor, Program in Health Services and Systems Research, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School Singapore. 2013-2014
  • Options program and strategy trader, Yuanta Core Pacific Securities Co. Proprietary Trading Department, Taipei, Taiwan. 2003-2005

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Demography (population health; healthy life expectancy; morbidity and mortality)
  • Medical Sociology (aging and life course; physical health)
  • Social Stratification (social status and health disparities)
  • Statistical Methods (survival analysis; longitudinal data analysis; Bayesian methods; simulation)

PUBLICATIONS

PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS

(+ indicates student/RA collaborator; * indicates shared correspondence)

Hyungmin Cha, Mateo P. Farina, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark D. Hayward. (accepted) "Education and lifespan variability in dementia incidence in the United States." Demographic Research.

Shu-Chu Chuang, Yu-Hung Chang, I-Chien Wu, Yao-Hwei Fang, Huei-Ting Chan, Ray-Chin Wu, Marion M. Lee, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Hsing-Yi Chang, Chao Agnes Hsiung, Chih-Cheng Hsu. 2024 "Impact of physical activity on disability-free and disabled life expectancies in middle- and older-aged adults: data from the healthy aging longitudinal study in Taiwan." Geriatrics & Gerontology International.

Jacqueline Angel, Mariana López-Ortega, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Sunshine Rote, Phillip Cantu, Felipe Antequera, Ching-An Chen+. 2023 "Loss of Autonomy: Likely Dementia and Living Arrangement Transitions among Mexicans and Mexican Americans." The Gerontologist, 64(2), gnad083.

John P. Ansah* and Chi-Tsun Chiu*. 2023 "Projecting the chronic disease burden among the adult population in the United States using a multi-state population model." Frontiers in Public Health, 10, 1082183.

Juwen Wang+ and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2023 "Who you live with matters: Living arrangements and life expectancy with the evidence from eighteen-year follow-up data." Journal of Family Issues.

Connor M. Sheehan, Marc A. Garcia, Chi-Tsun Chiu and Phillip A. Cantu. 2023 "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Sleep Duration Life Expectancies among Men and Women in Mid-to-Late Life." Research on Aging, 45(9-10), 620-629.

How-Wen Ko, Shian-Sen Shie, Chih-Wei Wang, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Chih-Liang Wang, Tsung-Ying Yang, Shou-Chu Chou, Chien-Ying Liu, Chih-hsi Scott Kuo, Yu Ching Lin, Li-Fu Li, Cheng-Ta Yang, Chin-Chou Wang. 2022 "Association of smoking status with non-small cell lung cancer patients harboring uncommon epidermal growth factor receptor mutation." Frontiers in Immunology, 13, 1011092.

Jacqueline L. Angel, Sunshine Rote, William A. Vega, Jiwon Kim, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Maria Aranda, and Juwen Wang. 2022 "Duration of Dementia and Social Service Use in the U.S.-Born and Foreign-Born Mexican-American Population." Journal of Aging and Health, 34(9-10), 1291-1301.

Marc A. Garcia, Wassim Tarraf, Adriana M. Reyes, Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2022 "Gender, Age of Migration, and Cognitive Life Expectancies among Older Latinos: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study." The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 77(12), e226-e233.

How-Wen Ko, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Chih-Liang Wang, Tsung-Ying Yang, Chien-Ying Liu, Chih-Teng Yu, Li-Chuan Tseng, Chih-Hsi Scott Kuo, Chin-Chou Wang, Muh-Hwa Yang, and Cheng-Ta Yang. 2022 "Overall survival improvement in patients with epidermal growth factor receptor-mutated non-small cell lung cancer and bone metastasis treated with denosumab." Cancers, 14(14), 3470.

Gillian Libby, Zachary Zimmer, Andrew Kingston, Clove Haviva, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Yasuhiko Saito, and Carol Jagger. 2022 "Are religiosity and spirituality related to self‑reported health expectancy? An analysis of the European Values Survey." Journal of Religion and Health, 61(3), 2590-2604.

John P. Ansah, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Aloysius Chia Wei-Yan, Tessa Lui Shi Min, and David B. Matchar. 2021 "Trends in functional disability and cognitive impairment among the older adult in China up to 2060: estimates from a dynamic multi-state population model." BMC Geriatrics, 21(1).

Rahul Malhotra, Md. Ismail Tareque, Yasuhiko Saito, Stefan Ma, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Angelique Chan. 2021 "Loneliness and health expectancy among older adults: A longitudinal population-based study." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 69(11), 3092-3102.

Zachary Zimmer and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2021 "Are older persons in China living more years in an independent living arrangement? Estimates using multistate life tables." Demography, 58(2), 739-762.

Marc A. Garcia, Brian Downer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Joseph L. Saenz, Kasim Ortiz, and Rebeca Wong. 2021 "Educational benefits and cognitive health life expectancies: Racial/Ethnic, nativity, and gender disparities." The Gerontologist, 61(3), 330-340.

Marc A. Garcia, Adriana M. Reyes, Catherine Garcia,  Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Grecia Macias. 2020 "Nativity and country of origin variations in life expectancy with functional limitations among older Hispanics in the United States." Research on Aging, 42(7-8), 199-207.

Zachary Zimmer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Yasuhiko Saito, Carol Jagger, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Yu-Hsuan Lin. 2020 "Religiosity dimensions and disability-free life expectancy in Taiwan."  Journal of Aging and Health, 32(7-8), 627-641.

Zachary Zimmer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Yasuhiko Saito, Yu-Hsuan Lin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Carol Jagger. 2020 "Does religious activity distinguish the mortality experiences of older Taiwanese? An analysis using eighteen years of follow-up data."  Journal of Religion and Health, 59(1), 289-308.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Vanessa Yong, Hsiao-Wen Chen, and Yasuhiko Saito. 2019 "Disabled life expectancy with and without stroke: A 10-year Japanese prospective cohort study." Quality of Life Research, 28(11), 3055-3064

Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2019 "Living arrangements and disability-free life expectancy in the United States." PLOS ONE, 14(2), e0211894.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark D. Hayward, Angelique Chan, and David Matchar. 2019 "Educational differences in the compression of disability incidence in the United States." Social Science & Medicine - Population Health, 7, 100347.

Zachary Zimmer, Florencia Rojo, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Yasuhiko Saito, and Carol Jagger. 2019 "Religiosity and health: A global comparative study." Social Science & Medicine - Population Health, 7, 100322.

Catherine Garcia, Marc A. Garcia, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Fernando I. Rivera, and Mukaila Raji. 2019 "Life expectancies with depression by age of migration and gender among older Mexican Americans." The Gerontologist, 59(5), 877-885.

Marc A. Garcia, Brian Downer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Joseph Saenz, Sunshine Rote, and Rebeca Wong. 2019 "Racial/Ethnic and nativity differences in cognitive life expectancies among older adults in the United States." The Gerontologist, 59(2), 281-289.

Mary Beth Ofstedal, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Carol Jagger, Yasuhiko Saito, and Zachary Zimmer. 2019 "Religion, life expectancy, and disability-free life expectancy among older women and men in the United States." The Journals of Gerontology, Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 74(8), e107-e118.

Marc A. Garcia, Catherine Perez, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mukaila Raji, and Kyriakos S. Markides. 2018 "A comprehensive analysis of morbidity life expectancies among older Hispanic subgroups in the United States: Variation by nativity and country of origin." Innovation in Aging, 2(2), igy014.

Marc A. Garcia, Joseph Saenz, Brian Downer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Sunshine Rote, and Rebeca Wong. 2018 "Age of migration differentials in life expectancy with cognitive impairment: 20-year findings from the Hispanic-EPESE." The Gerontologist, 58(5),894-903.

John P. Ansah, Victoria Koh, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Choy-Lye Chei, Yi Zeng, Zhao-Xue Yin, Xiao-Ming Shi, David B. Matchar. 2017 "Projecting the number of elderly with cognitive impairment in China using a multi-state dynamic population model." System Dynamics Review, 33(2),89-111.

Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2017 "Advanced education and mortality compression in the United States." EurAmerica, 47(2), 143-175. 

Marc A. Garcia, Luis M. Valderrama-Hinds, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Miriam S. Mutambudzi, Nai-Wei Chen, and Mukaila Raji. 2017 "Age of migration life expectancy with functional limitations and morbidity in Mexican Americans." Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 65(7), 1591-1596.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Rahul Malhotra, See Mieng Tan, Jane Lim, Angelique Chan, Khim Hean Teoh, Sapphire Tsering Gan, and Yasuhiko Saito. 2017 "Dental health status of community-dwelling older Singaporean: Findings from a nationally representative survey." Gerodontology, 34(1), 57-67. 

Marc A. Garcia and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2016 "Age at migration and disability-free life expectancy among the elder Mexican-origin population." Demographic Research, 35(51), 1523-1536.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark D. Hayward and Yasuhiko Saito. 2016 "A comparison of educational differences on physical health, mortality, and healthy life expectancy in Japan and the United States." Journal of Aging and Health, 28(7), 1256-1278. 

Arthur Sakamoto, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Jing Li, and Sharron Xuanren Wang. 2016 "The life satisfaction of Asian Americans: Evidence from the U.S. General Social Survey, 1972 to 2010." Sociology Mind, 6(2), 40-52.

Zachary Zimmer, Carol Jagger, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Florencia Rojo and Yasuhiko Saito. 2016 "Spirituality, religiosity, aging and health in global perspective: A review." Social Science & Medicine - Population Health, 2, 373-381.

Wei-hsin Yu and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2016 "Growing pains: Changes in psychological well-being in urban China." Social Indicators Research, 129(3), 1349-1382.

John Pastor Ansah, Rahul Malhotra, Nicola Lew, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Angelique Chan, Steffen Bayer, and David B. Matchar. 2015. "Projection of young-old and old-old with functional disability: Does accounting for the changing educational composition of the elderly population make a difference?" PLOS ONE, 10(5), e0126471.

Angelique Chan, David Matchar, Mary Ann Tsao, Susana Harding, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Bryan Tay, Prassanna Raman, Zachary Pietryla, Mara K. Klein, and Victoria Elizabeth Haldane. 2015. "Self-Care for Older People (SCOPE): A cluster randomized controlled trial of self-care training and health outcomes in low-income elderly in Singapore." Contemporary Clinical Trials, 41, 313-324.

Marc A. Garcia, Jacqueline L. Angel, Ronald Angel, Chi-Tsun Chiu and Jennifer Melvin. 2015. "Acculturation, gender and active life expectancy in the Mexican-origin population." Journal of Aging and Health, 27(7), 1247-1265. 

Mark D. Hayward, Robert A. Hummer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Cesar Gonzalez-Gonzalez, and Rebeca Wong. 2014. "Does the Hispanic paradox in U.S. adult mortality extend to disability?" Population Research and Policy Review, 33(1), 81-96.

Wei-hsin Yu and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2014. "Off to a good start: A comparative study of changes in men’s first job prospects in East Asia." Research in Social Stratification and Mobility, 37, 3-22.

Phillip A. Cantu, Mark D. Hayward, Robert A. Hummer, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2013. "New estimates of racial/ ethnic differences in life expectancy with chronic morbidity and functional loss: Evidence from the National Health Interview Survey." Journal of Cross-Cultural Gerontology, 28(3), 283-297.

Wei-hsin Yu, Kuo-hsien Su, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2012. "Sibship characteristics and transition to first marriage in Taiwan: Explaining gender asymmetries." Population Research and Policy Review, 31(4), 609-636.

Dustin C. Brown, Mark D. Hayward, Jennifer Karas Montez, Robert A. Hummer, Chi-Tsun Chiu and Mira M. Hidajat. 2012. "The significance of education for mortality compression in the United States." Demography, 49(3), 819-840.

 

BOOK CHAPTERS

Zachary Zimmer and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2021 "Trends in Living Arrangements Among China’s Oldest- and Extreme-Old." In Merril D. Silverstein (ed.). Aging Families in Chinese Society (pp. 169-189). Routledge. https://www.routledge.com/Aging-Families-in-Chinese-Society/Silverstein/p/book/9780367858896

Marc A. Garcia, Joseph L. Saenz, Brian Downer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Rebeca Wong. 2021 "Rural and Urban Differences in Cognitive Healthy Life Expectancies Among Older Adults in Mexico." In Jacqueline L. Angel, Mariana Lopez Ortega, and Luis Miguel Gutierrez Robledo (eds.). Understanding the Context of Cognitive Aging: Mexico and the United States (pp. 131-141). Springer. https://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783030701185

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Angelique Wei-Ming Chan, and Yasuhiko Saito. 2020 "Oral Health, Longevity and Quality of Life." In Carol Jagger, Eileen M. Crimmins, Yasuhiko Saito, Renata Tiene De Carvalho Yokota, Herman Van Oyen, and Jean-Marie Robine (eds.). International Handbook of Health Expectancies (pp. 287-294). Springer, Cham. https://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-3-030-37668-0/

Wei-hsin Yu and Chi-Tsun Chiu. 2013. "Occupational Sex Composition, Cultural Contexts, and Social Capital Formation: Cases of the United States and Taiwan." In Nan Lin, Yang-chih Fu, and Chih-jou Jay Chen (eds.). Social Capital and Its Institutional Contingency: A Study of the United States, China and Taiwan (pp. 121-149). New York: Routledge. http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9780415899611/

 

MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW (R&R)

Md. Ismail Tareque, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Zachary Zimmer, William H. Dow, Luis Rosero-Bixby, Carol Jagger, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Yasuhiko Saito. "The impact of religiosity on health expectancy in Costa Rica."

Marc A. Garcia, Wassim Tarraf, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Joseph L. Saenz, Adriana M. Reyes, Roland J. Thorpe. "A Comparison of Dementia-free Life Expectancy Estimates Across Competing Algorithmic Classifications: New Knowledge & Considerations from the Health and Retirement Study." 

MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED (Journal)

Chi-Tsun Chiu and Ching-An Chen+. "Alcohol consumption and disability-free life expectancy in the United States." 

John P. Ansah, Hannah Zachara, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Projecting the likely impact of COVID-19 infections on the prevalence of Dementia in the United States." 

MANUSCRIPTS SUBMITTED (Conference)

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Ching-An Chen+, Juwen Wang+, and Mary Beth Ofstedal. "Sleep quality and cognitive life expectancy in the United States." 

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS (within the past 5 years)

Dustin C. Brown, Benjamin H. Walker, Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Recent urban-rural trends in disability-free life expectancy among older U.S. adults." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), 2024, USA.

Chi-Tsun Chiu and Yasuhiko Saito. "Loneliness, smoking, and disability-free life expectancy." Paper Presentation at the 34th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 22-26, 2023, Padova, Italy.

Chi-Tsun Chiu and Ching-An Chen+. "Alcohol consumption and disability-free life expectancy in the United States." Paper Presentation at the 34th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 22-26, 2023, Padova, Italy.

Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Living Alone and Health Expectancy in the United States." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of Taiwan, April 28-29, 2023, Taipei, Taiwan.

Chi-Tsun Chiu and Ching-An Chen+. "Alcohol Consumption and Disabled Life Expectancy among Middle-Aged and Older Adults." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of Taiwan, April 28-29, 2023, Taipei, Taiwan.

Marc Garcia, Wassim Tarraf,  Chi-Tsun Chiu, Joseph Saenz, Adriana Reyes. “Dementia Life Expectancies: New Knowledge and Considerations from the Health and Retirement Study. ” Paper Presentation at Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), November 2-6, 2022, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Rahul Malhotra, Abhijit Visaria, Yasuhiko Saito, Stefan Ma, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Angelique Chan. “Impact of risk of social isolation on health expectancy of older adults: findings from Singapore.” Paper Presentation at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), September 21-23, 2022, Halifax, Canada.

Md. Ismail Tareque, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Zachary Zimmer, William H. Dow, Luis Rosero-Bixby, Carol Jagger, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Yasuhiko Saito. “The impact of religiosity on health expectancy in Costa Rica.” Paper Presentation at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), September 21-23, 2022, Halifax, Canada.

Abhijit Visaria, Angelique Chan, Yasuhiko Saito, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Stefan Ma, and Rahul Malhotra. “Compression or expansion of morbidity at older ages in Singapore?” Paper Presentation at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), September 21-23, 2022, Halifax, Canada.

Marc Garcia, Wassim Tarraf, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Adriana Reyes. “Age of Migration and Cognitive Life Expectancies Among Older Latino Adults in the United States.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 6-9, 2022, Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Juwen Wang+ and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Educational and racial/ethnic differences during the COVID-19 pandemic among older adults in the US." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Sociological Association, November 27-28, 2021, Taipei, Taiwan.

Hyungmin Cha, Mateo Farina, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mark Hayward. “Educational Differences in Life Span Variation in Dementia Incidence.” Paper Presentation at the 32nd Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 26-28, 2021, Brussels, Belgium (online).

Connor Sheehan, Marc Garcia, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Phillip Cantu. “Racial and Ethnic Differences in Sleep Duration Life Expectancies Among Older Adults in the United States.” Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), May 5-8, 2021. Online.

Juwen Wang+ and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Who you live with matters: Living arrangements and life expectancy." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Taiwanese Sociological Association, November 28-29, 2020, Taipei, Taiwan.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Aaron Hagedorn, and Yasuhiko Saito. "The association between living arrangements and disability in the United States." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 22-25, 2020, Washington, DC, USA. (cancelled due to COVID-19) 

Aaron Hagedorn, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Yasuhiko Saito. "The Impact of Vision and Hearing Impairment on Health Expectancy in Japan." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 22-25, 2020, Washington, DC, USA. (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Zachary Zimmer and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Living Arrangements Trends among China’s Oldest and Extreme Old." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 22-25, 2020, Washington, DC, USA. (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Marc A. Garcia, Catherine Garcia, Adriana M. Reyes, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Demographic Heterogeneity in Life Expectancies with Functional Limitations among Older Hispanics in the United States." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 22-25, 2020, Washington, DC, USA. (cancelled due to COVID-19)

Marc A. Garcia, David Warner, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. “Heterogeneity in Self-Reported Cognitive Impairment Life Expectancies Among Older Latino Subgroups in the United States.” Paper Presentation at Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), November 4-7, 2020, Online.

Marc A. Garcia and Chi-Tsun Chiu. “Age of Migration and Cognitive Life Expectancies Among Older Latinos: Evidence From the Health and Retirement Study.” Paper Presentation at Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), November 4-7, 2020, Online.

Li Hsu+, Juwen Wang+, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Social Capital and Depression — Formal social ties and informal social ties among older adults in Europe." Paper Presentation at the 11th Asia/Oceania Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics 2019 (IAGG 2019), October 23-27, 2019, Taipei, Taiwan.

Juwen Wang+, Cheng-Hsuan Chen+, Li Hsu+, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "The significance of living arrangement on life expectancy among older Taiwanese, with twenty‐six‐year follow‐up data." Paper Presentation at the 11th Asia/Oceania Congress of Gerontology and Geriatrics 2019 (IAGG 2019), October 23-27, 2019, Taipei, Taiwan.

Aaron Hagedorn, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Yasuhiko Saito. "Hearing and Disability-Free Life Expectancy in the U.S.." Paper Presentation at the 31st Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 29-31, 2019, Barcelona, Spain.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Carol Jagger, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Andrew Kingston, Yasuhiko Saito, and Zachary Zimmer. "A Comparative Study of Religious Activity, Life and Health Expectancy: Results from the Survey of Health and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)." Paper Presentation at the 31st Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 29-31, 2019, Barcelona, Spain.

Aaron Hagedorn, Chi-Tsun Chiu, and Yasuhiko Saito. "Impact of Vision Loss on Active Life Expectancy in the U.S.." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 10-13, 2019, Austin, TX, USA.

Marc Garcia and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Rural-Urban Differences in Cognitive Life Expectancies Among Older Adults in Mexico." Paper Presentation at Annual Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America (GSA), November 14-18, 2018, Boston, MA, USA.

Marc Garcia, Catherine Perez, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "A Comprehensive Analysis of Morbidity Life Expectancies among Older Hispanic Subgroups in the United States." Paper Presentation at Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association (ASA), August 11-14, 2018, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Li Hsu+, Juwen Wang+, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Life Stress, Formal and Informal Social Capital and Their Relations to Depression among Older Adults in Europe." Paper Presentation at the IEAS conference of Population, Family and Health: Global Perspectives, July 18-19, 2018, Taipei, Taiwan.

Gillian Libby, Zachary Zimmer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Mary-Beth Ofstedal, Yasuhiko Saito, Clove Haviva, Carol Jagger. "To what degree do religiosity and spirituality explain healthy life expectancy gaps across Europe? An analysis of the European Values Survey." Paper Presentation at the 30th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 29-June 2, 2018, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Rahul Malhotra, Abhijit Visaria, Choy-Lye Chei, Chi-Tsun Chiu, John Carson Allen, Stefan Ma, Chek Hooi Wong, Angelique Chan, Yasuhiko Saito, Truls ?stbye, David Bruce Matchar. "Years of life lived by elderly Singaporeans with and without frailty." Paper Presentation at the 30th Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES), May 29-June 2, 2018, Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA.

Zachary Zimmer, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Yasuhiko Saito, Yu-Hsuan Lin, Mary Beth Ofstedal, and Carol Jagger. "Does religious activity distinguish the mortality experiences of older Taiwanese? An analysis using nineteen-years of follow-up data." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 26-28, 2018, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Marc Garcia, Catherine Perez, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "A Comprehensive Analysis of Life Expectancies with Morbidity Among Older Hispanic Sub-Groups in the United States: Variation By Nativity, and Country of Origin." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 26-28, 2018, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Marc Garcia, Brian Downer, and Chi-Tsun Chiu. "Racial/Ethnic Disparities and Educational Differentials in Life Expectancy with Cognitive Impairment Among Older Adults in the United States." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 26-28, 2018, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Marc Garcia, Joseph Saenz, Chi-Tsun Chiu, Brian Downer and Rebeca Wong. "Urban and Rural Differences in Cognitive Impairment-Free and Dementia-Free Life Expectancy in Mexico." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 26-28, 2018, Denver, Colorado, USA.

Chi-Tsun Chiu, Juwen Wang+, Li Hsu+, and Janet Kuo. "Adult Children's Education and Their Elderly Parents' Mortality in Taiwan: The Cohort Comparison." Paper Presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA), April 26-28, 2018, Denver, Colorado, USA.

NOTES

OTHER ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

2023/07, visiting scholar, Center for Community Health Integration, School of Medicine, Case Western Reserve University, USA.

2019/06-07, visiting scholar, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, USA.

2018/07-08, visiting scholar, Leonard Davis School of Gerontology, University of Southern California, USA.

2018/08-10, visiting scholar, College of Economics, Nihon University, Japan.

2015/11, visiting scholar, Department of Sociology, University of Texas at Austin, USA.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

2023/12/14, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan.

2023/11/01, National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan.

2023/10/20, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.

2023/05/23, Padua University, Italy.

2021/12/09, Yuan Ze University, Taiwan.

2020/04/08, National Taiwan University, Taiwan.

2019/05/28, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Spain.

2018/05/28, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan, USA.

2018/03/06, Centre for Ageing Research and Education, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore.

2017/12/11, Institute of Statistical Science, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

2017/02/26, Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging, University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA.

2017/01/19, University Research Center, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan.

2015/12/02, University Research Center, Nihon University, Tokyo, Japan.

2015/07/24, Institute of Sociology, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

2014/03/03, Department of Sociology, National Taipei University, Taipei, Taiwan.

2013/12/24, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

2013/08/28, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

2013/05/16, Department of Sociology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan.

2010/08/04, Department of Sociology, Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan.

2010/07/23, Nihon University Population Research Institute, Tokyo, Japan.

PROFESSIONAL SERVICES

Editorial Board: (2021-) Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences; (2021-2023) Journal of Population Studies

IRB Member (2022-), Institutional Review Board on Humanities & Social Science Research, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

Project Convener (2021-), Social Development and Policy in the US and Europe, Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

Search Committee (2019-), Institute of European and American Studies, Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

Board of Directors (2019-), Population Association of Taiwan.

Conference Organizer: (2022, 2018) “Population, Family and Health: Global Perspectives”, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; (2016) “Family and Health: A Global Perspective”, Academia Sinica, Taiwan. (All supported by institutional funding.)

Conference Advisory Committee: (2022) the 33rd Annual Meeting of the International Network on Health Expectancy; (2023, 2021, 2020) Annual Meeting of Population Association of Taiwan.

Workshop for the SPACE program:

R/C++ version: (2023) National Health Research Institutes, Taiwan; (2023) Padua University, Padova, Italy.

SAS version: (2019) Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain; (2018) Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore; (2018) University of Michigan, USA; (2017) University of California, Berkeley, USA.

Conference Abstract Reviewer: (2018) the Second International Conference on Well-being, Singapore; (2018) the 4th Asian Population Association Conference; (2016) the International Conference on Well-being, Singapore

Grant Reviewer: National Science and Technology Council (formerly Ministry of Science and Technology), Taiwan.

Occasional Reviewer: Academia Sinica, Taiwan.

PEER REVIEWER FOR JOURNALS

Demography; Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences; Population Health Metrics; Journal of Aging and Health; PLOS One; Social Science and Medicine – Population Health; Journal of Marriage and Family; Scientific Reports; Gerontology; Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health; Preventive Medicine; Journal of Migration and Health; BMC Sports Science, Medicine and Rehabilitation; Health Economics; Ethnicity and Health; BMJ Open; Addictive Behaviors.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Population Association of America (PAA)

International Network on Health Expectancy (REVES: Réseau Espérance de Vie en Santé)

The Gerontological Society of America (GSA)

International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP)

American Sociological Association (ASA)

Population Association of Taiwan

Taiwanese Sociological Association

GRANTS

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Co-PI, “Issue-oriented Big Data Analyses on Social Inclusion and Smart Governance. (2/2)” 2024/1-2024/12, TW$ 18 million. (PI: 樊家忠; Co-PI: 江淳芳, 陳冠銘, 趙曉芳, 陳玉華, 陳人豪, 陳妍蒨, 陳易甫, 鄭雁馨, 邱紀尊)

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, Co-PI, “Issue-oriented Big Data Analyses on Social Inclusion and Smart Governance. (1/2)” 2023/1-2023/12, about TW$ 21 million. (PI: 樊家忠; Co-PI: 江淳芳, 陳冠銘, 趙曉芳, 陳玉華, 陳人豪, 陳妍蒨, 陳易甫, 鄭雁馨, 邱紀尊)

Nihon University, Japan, consultant, “Longitudinal Study of Aging and Health in ASEAN countries.” 2018/4-2024/3, about US$ 1.5 million. (PI: Yasuhiko Saito)

National Medical Research Council, Health Services Research Grant, Ministry of Health, Singapore, consultant, “Assessing the impact of enhanced primary care services for people with chronic conditions in Singapore.” 2018/5-2022/11, SG$ 2,926,081. (PI: David Matchar; Co-PI: Gerald Koh, Josip Car)

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, PI, “A global study of living arrangement and health expectancy.” 2018/8-2020/7, TW$ 1,775,000. (including an add-on project with Co-PI: Aaron Hagedorn

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, PI, “The association between living arrangement and health expectancy.” 2017/8-2018/7, TW$ 510,000.

University of California, Berkeley, USA, PI, “Socioeconomic Gradient in Adult Mortality in Taiwan.” 2016/9-2017/6, US$3,858.

Ministry of Science and Technology, Taiwan, PI, “Educational differences in the compression of disability onset and average disability duration for each onset.” 2015/11-2016/10, TW$ 730,000.

John Templeton Foundation, USA, Co-Investigator. “Linking spirituality and religiosity to life and health expectancy: A global comparative study.” 2015/8-2018/7, US$542,862. (PI: Zachary Zimmer; Co-PI: Yasuhiko Saito; Co-Investigators: Carol Jagger, Mary Beth Ofstedal, Chi-Tsun Chiu) https://globalagingandcommunity.com/religion-and-health-expectancy/

Ministry of Science and Technology, Recruiting Outstanding Scholars Award, Taiwan, 2014-2017.

Academia Sinica, Recruiting Outstanding Scholars Award, Taiwan, 2014-2016.

HONORARY POSITION

Associate (2021-), Centre for Ageing Research & Education, Duke-NUS Medical School, Singapore.

SOFTWARE

The SPACE program: Stochastic Population Analysis for Complex Events

REFERENCES

Available upon request.

 

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