Jeng, Suh-Fang

Jeng, Suh-Fang
Country
Taiwan
Bio
Dr. Suh-Fang Jeng is Associate Dean of College of Medicine and Professor of School and Graduate Institute of Physical Therapy at National Taiwan University in Taiwan. She is also the Chairperson of World Confederation for Physical Therapy (WCPT)- Asia Western Pacific Region (AWP) and Executive Board of Taiwan Physical Therapy Association (TPTA). Dr. Jeng’s domestic advocacy efforts include the establishment of the first independent physical therapy department at medical center in 2007 to enhance professional autonomy in Taiwan and the initiation as well as preparation of education reform to render a successful launch of entry-level Doctor of Physical Therapy Program at National Taiwan University and National Yang-Ming University in 2016. Dr. Jeng’s international services include the Editorial Board of Physical Therapy, the Associate Editor of Pediatric Physical Therapy, and the Principle Investigator of the WCPT-TPTA Collaboration of PEDS Project that provides training courses to pediatric physical therapists and pediatricians from six south Asian countries on early assessment and intervention for high-risk infants to enhance the health and wellness of children. Dr. Jeng’s specialty is pediatric physical therapy and has published more than 110 journal articles. She has received several awards for pediatric services, academic performance and student involvement in research.