Keh-chung Lin received his B.S. degree in rehabilitation medicine from National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan, in 1985. He earned his M.S. degree with distinctions in occupational therapy and D.S. degree with distinctions in therapeutic studies at Boston University, Boston, Mass, USA. He currently works as a Professor and Chairperson at School of Occupational Therapy, National Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taipei, Taiwan. He has also appointed as the Director of the Division of Occupational Therapy at National Taiwan University Hospital. Professionally, Professor Lin served as President of Taiwan Occupational Therapy Association in 2008–2010 and is now the Director of the Occupational Therapists Union of Taiwan. Earlier in 1994–1996, he was appointed as an Assistant Professor at the Department of Occupational Therapy, Boston University Sargent College in Boston, Mass, USA. His areas of specialty include neurorehabilitation, evidence-based medicine, and translational science. His current study involves comparative efficacy trials of neurorehabilitative therapies, with emphasis on constraint-induced therapy, bilateral arm training, robot-assisted therapy, and mirror therapy. Professor Lin has published over 120 articles in referred journals, including Stroke, Neurorehabilitation and Neural Repair, Physical Therapy, Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Clinical Rehabilitation, and American Journal of Occupational Therapy, among others. He has been on the editorial board of peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of the Formosan Medical Association. He is a contributor to English textbooks, including Assessment in Occupational Therapy and Physical Therapy and a forthcoming book Rehabilitation Medicine.
Biography Updated on 2 October 2012