• 308 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
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Personal profile


  • 2014 PhD, Institute of Clinical Pharnacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, National Cheng Kung University


  • 2016/08~present Assistant professor, School of Pharmacy, National Cheng Kung University

Research Interests

  • Parmacoepidemiology
  • Epidemiologic Methods
  • Interational Multi-database study
  • Clinical Pharmacy

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Databases Medicine & Life Sciences
Taiwan Medicine & Life Sciences
Stroke Medicine & Life Sciences
National Health Programs Medicine & Life Sciences
Antipsychotic Agents Medicine & Life Sciences
Cohort Studies Medicine & Life Sciences
Sequence Analysis Medicine & Life Sciences
Population Medicine & Life Sciences

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Projects 2017 2020

Research Output 2013 2019

  • 308 Citations
  • 12 h-Index
  • 33 Article
  • 6 Letter
  • 2 Comment/debate
  • 2 Review article
1 Citation (Scopus)

Incidence of type 2 diabetes mellitus in men receiving steroid 5α-reductase inhibitors: Population based cohort study

Wei, L., Lai, E., Kao, Y-H., Walker, B. R., MacDonald, T. M. & Andrew, R., 2019 Jan 1, In : BMJ (Online). 365, l1204.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Cohort Studies
1 Citation (Scopus)

Letter: contraindicated drug-drug interactions before and after initiation of direct-acting anti-viral agents in chronic hepatitis C patients in Taiwan

Shao, S. C., Lai, E., Chang, K. C., Chan, Y. Y., Chen, H. Y. & Chien, R. N., 2019 Jul 1, In : Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. 50, 1, p. 113-115 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Open Access
1 Citation (Scopus)

Taiwan’s national health insurance research database: Past and future

Hsieh, C. Y., Su, C. C., Shao, S. C., Sung, S. F., Lin, S. J., Kao, Y-H. & Lai, E., 2019 Jan 1, In : Clinical Epidemiology. 11, p. 349-358 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
National Health Programs
Information Storage and Retrieval
1 Citation (Scopus)

The Chang Gung Research Database—A multi-institutional electronic medical records database for real-world epidemiological studies in Taiwan

Shao, S. C., Chan, Y. Y., Kao, Y-H., Lin, S. J., Hung, M. J., Chien, R. N., Lai, C. C. & Lai, E., 2019 May 1, In : Pharmacoepidemiology and drug safety. 28, 5, p. 593-600 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electronic Health Records
Epidemiologic Studies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Applying a common data model to asian databases for multinational pharmacoepidemiologic studies: Opportunities and challenges

Lai, E., Ryan, P., Zhang, Y., Schuemie, M., Hardy, N. C., Kamijima, Y., Kimura, S., Kubota, K., Man, K. K. C., Cho, S. Y., Park, R. W., Stang, P., Su, C. C., Wong, I. C. K., Kao, Y-H. & Setoguchi, S., 2018 Jan 1, In : Clinical Epidemiology. 10, p. 875-885 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pharmaceutical Preparations


Comparative Physical Morbidity and Mortality Risks of Antipsychotics in Patients with Parkinson’s Disease

Author: 薰尹, 梁., 2018 Aug 15

Supervisor: Lai, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis

Prophylaxis versus on-demand regimens to prevent arthropathy in real-life patients with hemophilia A

Author: 仕杰, 賴., 2018 Aug 21

Supervisor: Lai, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Author: 盈姍, 鐘., 2017 Aug 17

Supervisor: Lai, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


Author: 學懿, 牟., 2018 Aug 17

Supervisor: Lai, E. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis