Dr. Liang-kung Chen
Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology
Taipei City Hospital
Dr. Liang-Kung Chen is currently Director of the Center for Geriatrics and Gerontology of Taipei Veterans General Hospital, Associate Professor of National Yang Ming University School of Medicine and Chairman of Asia Pacific League of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics. Dr. Chen is the editorial member of several international and local journals, including Taiwan Geriatrics and Gerontology, Archives of Gerontology and Geriatrics and Case Reports in Medicine, Journal of the Korean Geriatrics Society, Associate Editor of Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging, and Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Clinical Gerontology and Geriatrics and has published more than 120 peer-reviewed articles.
Dr. Chen’s research work is focused three domains: (1) frailty and sarcopenia, (2) insulin resistance and cardio-metabolic health of older people, (3) long-term care, and (4) health service research for older people in Asian societies