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Samuel Shih-Chih Wang



Samuel Shih-Chih Wang


Associate Professor

Current Position

Associate Professor, Department of Health and Welfare


1.          Ph.D., Department of Sociology, University of Essex, UK

2.          M.A., Institute of Labor Study, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

3.          B.A., Department of Public relations and Advertisement, Shih-Hsin University


1.          Post-Doctoral Researcher, Institute of Public Health, NCKU, Taiwan

2.          Assistant Professor, Taipei Medical University.

3.          Board Member, Taiwan Association for Promoting Public Health

4.          Assistant Professor, National Yang-Ming University.

5.          Committee Member, Research Ethics Committee, Taipei City Hospital

6.          Executive Secretary, Academy of Humanities and Innovation, Taipei City Hospital


  1. Interprofessional Collaboration
  2. Volunteerism
  3. Integrated Care
  4. Social Work Practice Research
  5. Health and Welfare Policy for Urban Underclass
  6. Gender and Work


 Introduction of Social Welfare, Health Promotion and Communication, Social Welfare Service, Non-Profit Organization and Management



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Journal Publications in English

  1. Wu, YL., Lin, TW., Yang, CY. Wang, SSC. Huang, SJ. Urban people’s preferences for life-sustaining treatment or artificial nutrition and hydration in advance decisions. BMC Med Ethics 25, 59 (2024). https://doi.org/10.1186/s12910-024-01060-w (SSCI/SCIE)
  2. Wu, Yi-Ling, Chun-Yi Yang, Tsai-Wen Lin, Pei-Han Shen, Zong-Dar Tsai, Ching-Nu Liu, Chia-Chen Hsu, Samuel Shih-Chih Wang, and Sheng-Jean Huang. 2023. "Factors Impacting Advance Decision Making and Health Care Agent Appointment among Taiwanese Urban Residents after the Passage of Patient Right to Autonomy Act" Healthcare 11, no. 10: 1478. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare11101478
  3. Yi-Ling Wu, Tsai-Wen Lin, Chun-Yi Yang & Samuel Shih-Chih Wang (2022) Demographics, employment, and proximity to covid-19 as predictors of preparedness among Taiwanese health social workers, Social Work in Health Care, DOI: 10.1080/00981389.2022.2147627
  4. Liu, C.-J., C.-Y. Yang, Y.-L. Chen, S. Shih-Chih Wang, C.-M. Chu, M.-H. Hsieh, S.-J. Huang, Y.-P. Chang, and C.-C. Hsu, Prompt successful response to a COVID-19 outbreak: Performance of Community-Based Rapid Screening Station. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, 2022. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jfma.2022.01.019 (SCI)
  5. Liu, C.-J.; Huang, S.-J.; Wang, S.S.-C. Implementation of Compassionate Communities: The Taipei Experience. Healthcare , 2022, 10, 177. https://doi.org/10.3390/healthcare10010177. (SCI)
  6. Yi-Ling Wu, Tsai-Wen Lin, Samuel Shih-Chih Wang (2019, Jan). How do Volunteer’s Experiences of Organizational Facilitators Influence Their Satisfaction and Loyalty: An Example of Hospital Volunteers. VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations. (Accepted). (SSCI, 85/386; Business and International Management list).
  7. Timothy Sim, Tak Mau Simon Chan, Martin Chok, Ke Cui, Samuel S. C. Wang, Fazlin Abdullah & Keith Wong (2018, Nov). Contextualising the development of practice research in Asia. China Journal of Social Work, 11(2), 116-131. (Scopus).
  8. Wang, S. S.-C., Huang, C.-M., Feng, R.-C., Wu, Y.-L., & Huang, S.-J. (2018, Nov). Validation of a concise screening tool for the identification of palliative care needs among inpatients: A prospective study in hospital setting. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association, XX, 1-8 (Available online 28 November 2018). (SCI).
  9. Sim, T., Austin, M., Abdullah, F., Chan, T. M. S., Chok, M., Cui, K., Epstein, I., Fisher, M., Joubert, L., Julkunen, I., Ow, R., Uggerhøj, L., Wang, S., Webber, M., Wong, K., Yliruka, L. (2018, Jun). The Hong Kong Statement on Practice Research 2017: Contexts and Challenges of the Far East.. Research on Social Work Practice, Available online 15 June 2018. (SSCI).
  10. Tien, L.-C., Wu, Y.-L., Lin, T.-W., & Wang, S. (2016, Dec). Different Perceptions of Collaboration and Its Factors among Interprofessional Members in One-Stop Sexual Assault Victims Service Team in Taiwan. Journal of Interprofessional Care, 31(01), 98-104. . (SCI).
  11. Huang, S.-J., Wang, S. S.-C., Lee, O. K.-S., Woung, L.-C., Chu, D.-C., Huang, T.-C., Liu, C.-K., Hsiao, S.-H., Huang, H.-M., Kao, M-J, Yang, W., Yang, T.-W., Hsu, C.-H., Chi, L-Y., Kuo, L.-L., Chang, Y.-S., Chiu, T.-F., Huang, M.-C., Curtis, J. R. (2016, Sep). 2016 Taipei Declaration for Prevention of Suffering. Journal of Palliative Medicine, 19(12), 1243-1244.. (SCI). (Q1).
  12. Yueh-Ching Chou, Shih-Chih Wang, Heng-Hao Chang, Li-yeh Fu (2014, Jan). Working but not employed: mothers of adults with intellectual disability as hidden workers. Journal of Intellectual and Developmental Disability, 39.4 (2014): 353-362.. (SCI). SSCI(IF=1.098) (33/66=.5)(NSC98-2621-M-010-001).

Conference papers in English

  1. Wang, Shih-Chih; Wu, Yi-Ling; Huang, Chao-Ming; Feng, Rung-Chuang; Huang, Sheng-Jean; (2017, Jul). NURSE PRACTITIONER-BASED MODELSOF EARLY IDENTIFYING INPATIENTS WITH PALLIATIVE CARE NEEDS: EVALUATION OF FEASIBILITY IN THE ACUTE HOSPITAL SETTING. 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017.
  2. Wang, S., Tien, L.-C., & Wu, Y.-L., Lin, (2017, May). Cut paths through the mountains and build bridges across the rivers": Practice research collaboration in Taiwan. The 4th International Conference on Practice Research (ICPR2017).
  3. Sameul Shih-Chih Wang, Yi-Ling Wu, Li-Chu Tien (2016, Jun). How Do Volunteer’s Experiences of Organizational Facilitation Influence Their Satisfaction, Loyalty and Identification: Hospital Volunteers in Taiwan. 8th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health (ICSW 2016), Singapore.
  4. Yi-Ling Wu, Li-Chu Tien, Sameul Shih-Chih Wang (2016, Jun). Different Perceptions of Collaboration and Its Influencing Factors among Social Worker and other Professional Members in the One-Stop Service for Sexual Assault Victims. 8 th International Conference on Social Work in Health and Mental Health (ICSW 2016), Singapore.
  5. Ching-Lin Chen, Sameul Shih-Chih Wang, Hsiang-Lin Tseng, Wen-Chun Yang, Chen Ho, Hsin-Yi Lu, Hsiao-fan Chiang (2014, Jun). Case study of welfare dependency in hospital setting through clinical-data mining. Third International Conference on Practice Research, New York.
  1. Sameul Shih-Chih Wang, Ching-Nu Li, Chien-Hui Wu (2014, Jun). The dilemma of ‘firing’ older volunteers: a fruitful negotiation between practice and research. Third International Conference on Practice Research, New York.

Research Projects

  1. The evaluation of interprofessional collaboration of MHW in 2018 (Ministry of Health and Welfare)
  2. The evaluation of individual and group counseling  of homeless in 2018 (Dept. of Social Welfare, Taipei City Government)
  3. Organizational factors, motivation and its influence on satisfactions of hospital volunteer: a study on Taipei City Hospital (Dept. of Health, Taipei City Government)
  4. A comprehensive performance evaluation of hospital volunteer: a study on Taipei City Hospital (Dept. of Health, Taipei City Government)
  5. Assessing the outcome of the NHI integrated home medical care pilot project (Dept. of Health, Taipei City Government)
  6. The analysis of the effectiveness of inter-professional collaborated service for Respiratory Care Ward (Taipei City Hospital)


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