Assistant Professor Alexander Waits

Assistant Professor Alexander Waits


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○ 國立陽明大學 公共衛生研究所博士

○ 國立陽明大學 公共衛生研究所碩士

○ 耶路撒冷希伯來大學 心理學學士

● Current position

○ 國立陽明大學公共衛生研究所助理教授


○ 國家衛生研究院博士後研究員

○ 國立陽明大學研究助理

○ 以色列特殊教育兒童表演藝術治療中心 團體和個人心理治療師、個案管理師

Research interest


Books (or research publications) Updated in August 2021

○ 代表著作

1.Waits A Guo C-Y, Chien L-Y. Inadequate gestational weight gain contributes to increasing rates of low birth weight in Taiwan: 2011-2016 nationwide surveys. Taiwanese Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology. 2021.

2. Waits A, Guo C-Y, Chang Y-S, Chien L-Y. Dose-Response Relationships between Breastfeeding and Postpartum Weight Retention Differ by Pre-Pregnancy Body-Mass Index in Taiwanese Women. Nutrients. 2020; 12(4):1065.

3.Waits A, Guo C-Y, Chien L-Y. Evaluation of factors contributing to the decline in exclusive breastfeeding at 6 months postpartum: The 2011‐2016 National Surveys in Taiwan. Birth. 2018; 45(2):184-192.

4.Waits A, Chang C-H, Yu C-J, et al. Exposome of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder in Taiwanese children: exploring risks of endocrine-disrupting chemicals. Journal of Exposure Science & Environmental Epidemiology. 2021.

5.Waits A, Chen H-C, Kuo P-L, et al. Urinary Phthalate Metabolites are Associated with Biomarkers of DNA Damage and Lipid Peroxidation in Pregnant Women–Tainan Birth Cohort Study (TBCS). Environmental Research. 2020:109863.

6.Waits A, Tang Y-R, Cheng H-M, Tai C-J, Chien L-Y. Acupressure effect on sleep quality: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Sleep medicine reviews. 2018; 37:24-34