Associate Professor Department of Occupational Safety and Health China Medical University Taiwan
Dr. Chen-Peng Chen is an Associate Professor with the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) of China Medical University (CMU) in Taichung, Taiwan. Chen-Peng received both his PhD and MSc degrees in Environmental Toxicology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in the United States. Following his PhD study, Chen-Peng received a postdoctoral fellowship from the Colorado School of Mines as funded by the US Environmental Protection Agency to investigate the soil-to-skin transfer of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons. During the period of December 2001 to May 2006, Chen-Peng was a Scientist at the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), in affiliation with the National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA) Dermal Exposure Research Program (DERP). In the years of 2005 and 2006 he also served as the Acting Director of NORA DERP and the Assistant Coordinator of NIOSH Program for Immune, Dermal and Infectious Diseases. Chen-Peng joined the CMU in 2006 and has been a full-time faculty member at the DOSH with continued collaborations with the NIOSH and Taiwan’s Institute of Occupational Safety and Health. Chen-Peng received the Best Risk Assessment Award in 2003 from the American Industrial Hygiene Association in the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo 2003 and the annual NIOSH Alice Hamilton Awards (Honorable Mention) in 2010 recognizing his efforts in developing a new NIOSH strategy for the assignment of skin notations. In recent years, Chen-Peng has also been recipients of domestic research awards from the Taiwan Public Health Association and the Chinese Institute of Environmental Engineering for his research in different areas of occupational health.
Recognition and evaluation of harmful exposure to chemical substances and physical agents in the workplace.