1. Lung SCC, Yeh JC, Hwang JS. Selecting thresholds of heat-warning systems with substantial enhancement of essential population health outcomes for facilitating implementation. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021; accepted.
  2. Tsao TM, Hwang JS, Tsai MJ, Sung Lin ST, Wu C, Su TC. Seasonal effects of high-altitude forest travel on cardiovascular function: an overlooked cardiovascular risk of forest activity. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2021; accepted.
  3. Chiu CH, Lung SCC, Chen N, Hwang JS. Effects of low-frequency noise from wind turbines on heart rate variability in healthy individuals. Scientific Reports 2021; accepted.
  4. Lai WW, Chung CH, Lin CN, Yang SC, Hwang JS, Wang JD. QALYs and medical costs saved from prevention of a cancer: Analysis of nation-wide real-world data of Taiwan with lifetime horizon. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 2021; online available.
  5. Kuo SC, Lin CN, Lin YJ, Chen WY, Hwang JS, Wang JD. Analysis of optimal intervals of ultrasonography screening for early diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma in Taiwan. JAMA Network Open 2021;4(6): e2114680. doi:10.1001/jamanetworkopen.2021.14680
  6. Huang YJ, Chu YC, Huang HL, Hwang JS and Chan TC. The effects of asthma on the association between pulmonary function and obesity: a 16-year longitudinal study. Journal of Asthma and Allergy 2021; 14:347-359.
  7. Tsou MC, Lung SC, Shen YS, Liu CH, Hsieh YH, Chen N, Hwang JS. A community-based study on associations between PM2.5 and PM1 exposure and heart rate variability using wearable low-cost sensing devices. Environmental Pollution 2021; 116761, doi: 10.1016/j.envpol.2021.116761
  8. Su Y, Hwang JS. Integration of customer satisfaction and sustained use of a product for value assessment. Total Quality Management & Business Excellence 2020; 31: 1760-1773, DOI: 10.1080/14783363.2018.1509697.
  9. Tang JH, Lung SCC, Hwang JS. Source apportionment of PM2.5 concentrations with a Bayesian hierarchical model on latent source profiles. Atmospheric Pollution Research 2020; 11:1715-1727.
  10. Lung SC C, Chen N, Hwang JS, Hu SC, Wang WC V, Wen TY J, Liu CH. Panel study using novel sensing devices to assess associations of PM2.5 with heart rate variability and exposure sources. Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology 2020; 30(6):937-948.
  11. Ho CC, Chen LJ, Hwang JS. Estimating ground-level PM2.5 levels in Taiwan using data from air quality monitoring stations and high coverage of microsensors. Environmental Pollution 2020; 264114810.
  12. Hwang JS, Hu TH. Later-life exposure to moderate PM2.5 air pollution and life loss of older adults in Taiwan. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health 2020; 17(6), 1873; doi:10.3390/ijerph17061873.
  13. Chung CH, Hu TH, Wang JD, Hwang JS. Estimation of quality-adjusted life expectancy of oral cancer patients: integration of lifetime survival with repeated quality of life measurements. Value in Health Regional Issues 2020; 21(C):59–65.
  14. Chan TC, Hu TH, Chu YH, Hwang JS. Assessing effects of personal behaviors and environmental exposure on asthma episodes: a diary-based approach. BMC Pulmonary Medicine 2019; 19:231.
  15. Torng PL, Pan SP, Hsu HC, Chen IH, Hwang JS. GnRHa before single-port laparoscopic hysterectomy in a large barrel-shaped uterus. JSLS 2019; 23(3): e2019.00019.
  16. Chang KC, Lee KY, Lu TH, Hwang JS, Lin CN, Ting SY, Chang CC, Wang JD. Opioid agonist treatment reduces losses in quality of life and quality-adjusted life expectancy in heroin users: Evidence from real world data. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2019; 201:197-204.
  17. Su TC, Hwang JS, Torng PL, Wu C, Lin CY, Sung FC. Phthalate exposure increases subclinical atherosclerosis in young population. Environmental Pollution 2019; 250:586-593.
  18. Cheng YT, Lung SC C, Hwang JS. New approach to identifying proper thresholds for a heat warning system using health risk increments. Environmental Research 2019; 170:282-292.
  19. Huang CC, Lin CN, Chung CH, Hwang JS, Tsai ST, Wang JD. Cost-effectiveness analysis of oral cancer screening in Taiwan. Oral Oncology 2019; 89: 59-65.
  20. Tsao TM, Tsai MJ, Hwang JS, Su TC. Health effects of seasonal variation in cardiovascular hemodynamics among workers in forest environment. Hypertension Research 2019; 42:223–232.
  21. Wu HC, Chen KH, Hwang JS. Integration of menopausal rating scale and traditional constitution for diagnosing menopausal symptoms in climacteric women.Complementary Medicine Research 2018; 25:398-405.
  22. Chan TC, Yen TJ, Hu TH, Fu Yc and Hwang JS. Detecting concurrent mood in daily contact networks: an online participatory cohort study with a diary approach. BMJ Open 2018; 8:e020600. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2017-020600.
  23. Maciejczyk P, Jin L, Hwang JS, Guo X, Zhong M, Thurston G, Qu Q, Zhang J, Sun Q and Chen LC. Association of cardiovascular responses in mice with source-apportioned PM5 air pollution in Beijing. Aerosol and Air Quality Research 2018; 18:1839-1852.
  24. Lin CY, Hwang JS, Wang WC, Lai WW, Su WC, Wu TY, Yao G and Wang JD. Psychometric evaluation of the WHOQOL-BREF, Taiwan version, across five kinds of Taiwanese cancer survivors: Rasch analysis and confirmatory factor analysis. Journal of the Formosan Medical Association 2018, PMID: 29661488 DOI: 10.1016/j.jfma.2018.03.018.
  25. Wu TY, Chung CH, Lin CN, Hwang JS and Wand JD. Lifetime risks, loss of life expectancy, and healthcare expenditures of 19 cancers in Taiwan. Clinical Epidemiology 2018; 10:581-591.
  26. Fu Yc, Velema T and Hwang JS. Upward contacts in everyday life: benefits of reaching hierarchical relations in ego-centered networks. Social Networks 2018, 54, 266–278.
  27. Chan TC, Hu TH and Hwang JS. Estimating the risk of influenza transmission through social contacts using an online participatory cohort. JMIR Public Health Surveill 2018; 4(2):e40. doi:10.2196/publichealth.8874.
  28. Tsao TM, Tsai MJ, Hwang JS, Cheng WF, Wu, CF, Chou CK and Su TC. Health effects of a forest environment on natural killer cells in humans: an observational pilot study. Oncotarget 2018; 9:16501-16511.
  29. Dong YH, Chang CH, Wu LC, Hwang JS and Toh S. Comparative cardiovascular safety of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs in patients with hypertension: a population-based cohort study. British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology 2018; 84:1045-1056.
  30. Yang SC, Lin CC, Lai WW, Chang SM, Hwang JS, Su WC and Wang JD. Dynamic changes in quality of life after three first-line therapies for EGFR mutation-positive advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Therapeutic Advances in Medical Oncology 2018, Feb 5;10:1758834018755072. doi: 10.1177/1758834018755072.
  31. Yen TJ, Lee ZR, Chen YH, Yen YM and Hwang JS. Estimating links of a network from time to event data. Annals of Applied Statistics 2017; 11:1429–1451.
  32. Hwang JS, Hu TH, Lee LJH and Wang JD. Estimating lifetime medical costs from censored claims data. Health Economics 2017; 26: e332–e344.
  33. Chen SY, Hwang JS, Sung FC, Lin CY, Hsieh CJ, Chen PC and Su TC. Mono-2-ethylhexyl phthalate associated with insulin resistance and lower testosterone levels in a young population. Environmental Pollution 2017; 225: 112-117.
  34. Yang SC, Lai WW, Lin CC, Su WC, Ku LJ, Hwang JS and Wang JD. Cost-effectiveness of implementing computed tomography screening for lung cancer in Taiwan, Lung Cancer 2017; 108:183-191.
  35. Torng PL, Pan SP, Hwang JS, Shih HJ, and Chen CL. Learning curve in concurrent application of laparoscopic and robotic-assisted hysterectomy with lymphadenectomy in endometrial cancer. Taiwan Association of Obstetrics and Gynecology 2017; 56:781-787.
  36. Chuang HC, Lin YI, Chou CK, Hwang JS, Cheng CC, Yan YH, Hsieh HI, Chuang KJ and Cheng TJ. Alterations in cardiovascular function by particulate matter in rats using a crossover design. Environmental Pollution 2017, 231, 812-820.
  37. Yen TJ, Fu Y. and Hwang JS. Alters as species: Predicting personal network size from contact diaries. Social Networks 2016; 45:78-88.
  38. Angers JF, Biswas A and Hwang JS. Wavelet-based Bayesian nonlinear regression for the air pollution effects on clinic visits in small areas of Taiwan. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation 2016, DOI: 10.1080/03610918.2016.1165839.
  39. Ou HT, Yang CY, Wang JD, Hwang JS, Wu JS. Life expectancy and lifetime healthcare expenditures for type 1 diabetes: a nation-wide longitudinal cohort of incident cases followed for 14 years. Value in Health 2016; 19:976-984.
  40. Wu CF, Shen FH, Li YR, Tsao TM, Tsai MJ, Chen CC, Hwang JS, Hsu HJ, Chao H, Chuang KJ, Chou CK, Wang YN, Ho CC, Su TC. Association of short-term exposure to fine particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide with acute cardiovascular effects. Science of the Total Environment 2016 Nov 1; 569-570:300-305.
  41. Chang YT, Hwang JS, Hung SY, Tsai MS, Wu JL, Sung JM, and Wang JD. Cost-effectiveness of hemodialysis and peritoneal dialysis: A national cohort study with 14 years follow-up and matched for comorbidities and propensity score. Scientific Reports 2016; 6, Article number: 30266.
  42. Lee YC, Chang CH, Lin JW, Wu LC, Hwang JS, Chuang LM. Comparing the risks of hospitalized heart failure associated with glinide, sulfonylurea, and acarbose use in Type 2 Diabetes – A Nationwide Study. International Journal of Cardiology 2016; 228:1007-1014. doi: 10.1016/j.ijcard.2016.11.022.
  43. Yang SC, Lai WW, Hsiue TR, Su WC, Lin CK, Hwang JS and Wang JD. Health-related quality of life after first-line anti-cancer treatments for advanced non-small cell lung cancer in clinical practice. Quality of Life Research 2016; 25(6):1441-1449. doi: 10.1007/s11136-015-1174-5. Epub 2015 Nov 7.
  44. Lee CC, Tang JH, Hwang JS, Shigematsu, M. and Chan TC. Effect of meteorological and geographical factors on the epidemics of hand, foot, and mouth disease in island-type territory, East Asia. BioMed Research International 2015; Article ID 805039.
  45. Biswas A, Hwang JS and Angers JF. Air pollution effects on clinic visits in small areas of Taiwan revisited. Environmental and Ecological Statistics 2015; 22:17-32. DOI: 10.1007/s10651-014-028.
  46. Chan TC, Hu TH and Hwang JS. Daily forecast of dengue fever incidents for urban villages in a city. International Journal of Health Geographics 2015; 14:9. DOI: 10.1186/1476-072X-14-9.
  47. Chan TC, Teng YC and Hwang JS. Detection of influenza-like illness aberrations by directly monitoring Pearson residuals of fitted negative binomial regression models. BMC Public Health 2015; 15:168-185.
  48. Wu HC, Wen SH, Hwang JS and Huang SC. Validation of the traditional Chinese version of menopausal rating scale with WHOQOL-BREF. Climacteric 2015; 18(5):750-6.
  49. Chan TC, Yen TJ, Fu Y and Hwang JS. ClickDiary: Online tracking of health behaviors and mood. Journal of Medical Internet Research 2015; 17(6):e147.
  50. Chang KC, Lub TH, Lee KY, Hwang JS, Cheng CM and Wang JD. Estimation of life expectancy and the expected years of life lost among heroin users in the era of opioid substitution treatment (OST) in Taiwan. Drug and Alcohol Dependence 2015; 153:152-158.
  51. Cheng SL, Len WH, Phoa FKH, Hwang JS and Liu WC. Analysing the unequal effects of positive and negative information on the behaviour of users of a Taiwanese on-line bulletin board. PLOS ONE 2015; DOI: 10.1371.
  52. Tang JH, Chan TC, Shigematsu M and Hwang JS. Latitude-based approach for detecting aberrations of hand, foot, and mouth disease epidemics. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2015; 15:113, DOI: 10.1186/s12911-015-0236-5.
  53. Hung, M.C., Chang, Y.T., Hwang, J.S., Sung, J.M. and Wang, J.D. (2014). Estimation of physical functional disabilities and long-term care needs for patients under maintenance hemodialysis. Medical Care, 52(1), 63-70.
  54. Wang, J.D. and Hwang, J.S. (2014). Quality-adjusted Survival. In: Michalos AC (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Quality of Life and Well-Being Research. Springer, Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer, 5322-5325.
  55. Chan, T.C., Hwang, J.S., Chen, R.H., King, C.C., and Chiang, P.H. (2014). Spatio-temporal analysis on enterovirus cases through integrated surveillance in Taiwan. BMC Public Health, 14:11.
  56. Chen, S.Y., Chan, C.C., Lin, Y.L. Hwang, J.S. and Su, T.C. (2014). Fine particulate matter results in hemodynamic changes in subjects with blunted nocturnal blood pressure dipping. Environmental Research. 131, 1-5.
  57. Hung, M.C., Wu, C.L., Hsu, Y.Y., Hwang, J.S., Cheng, Y.M. and Wang, J.D. (2014). Estimation of potential gain in quality of life from early detection of cervical cancer. Value in Health. 17(4), 482-486.
  58. Hwang, J.S. and Hu, T.H. (2014). A stepwise regression algorithm for high-dimensional variable selection. Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation, DOI: 10.1080/00949655.2014.902460.
  59. Chan, T.C., Fu, Y.c., and Hwang, J.S. (2014). Changing social contact patterns under tropical weather conditions relevant for the spread of infectious diseases. Epidemiology and Infection. 143(2), 440-451.
  60. Yen, P.N., Lin I.F., Chang, W.P., Wang, J.D., Chang, T.C., Kuo, K.L., Hwang, J.S., Liu, I.C., Chen, Y.T., and Yang, C.C. (2014). Risk factors of depression after prolonged low-dose-rate environmental radiation exposure. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 90, 859-866.
  61. Wang, S.M., Lai, M.N., Chen, P.C., Pu, Y.S., Lai, M.K., Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2014). Increased upper and lower tract urothelial carcinoma in patients with end stage renal disease: A nationwide cohort study in Taiwan during 1997-2008. BioMed Research International, Article ID 149750.
  62. Tsao, T.M., Tsai, M.J., Wang, Y.N., Lin, H.L., Wu, C.F., Hwang, J.S., Hsu, H.J., Chao, H., Chuang, K.J., Chou, C.K. and Su, T.C. (2014). The health effects of a forest environment on subclinical cardiovascular disease and health-related quality of life. PLOS ONE, 9 (7),
  63. Chuang, H.C., Hsueh, T.W., Chang, C.C., Hwang, J.S., Chuang, K.J., Yan, Y.H. and Cheng, T.J. (2013). Nickel-regulated heart rate variability: The roles of oxidative stress and inflammation. Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology, 266(2), 298-306.
  64. Hou, W.H., Liang, H.W., Hsieh, C.L., Sheu, C.F., Hwang, J.S., Chuang, H.Y. (2013). Integrating health-related quality-of-life with sickness leave days for return-to-work assessment in traumatic limb injuries. Quality of Life Research, 22(9), 2307-14.
  65. Yen, P.N., Yang, C.C., Chang, W.P., Wang, J.D., Hwang, J.S., Chang, T.C., Kuo, K.L. and Lin, I.F. (2013). Late effects on the health-related quality of life in a cohort population decades after environmental radiation exposure. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 89(8), 639-644.
  66. Torng, P.L., Lin, K.H., Hwang, J.S.*, Liu, H.S., Chen, I.H., Chen, C.L. and Huang, S.C. (2013). Learning curve for laparo-endoscopic single-site surgery for an experienced laparoscopic surgeon. Gynecology and Minimally Invasive Therapy, 2(4), 126-131.
  67. Hung, M.C., Hsieh, C.L., Hwang, J.S., Jeng, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2013). Estimation of the long-term care needs of stroke patients by integrating functional disability and survival. PLOS ONE, DOI: 10.1371.
  68. Hwang, J.S. and Hu, T.H. (2012). Stepwise paring down variation for identifying influential multifactor interactions, Statistics in Biosciences, 4, 197-212.
  69. Wu, H.C., Lai J. N. and Hwang, J.S. (2012). Quality of life and sleep quality amongst climacteric women seeking medical advice in Taiwan. Sleep Medicine, 7, 906-912.
  70. Yen, P.N., Yang, C.C., Chang, W.P., Hwang, J.S., Lee, H.C., Kuo, K.L. and Lin, I.F. (2011). Perception of quality of life of a cohort population years after relocation from previous low-dose radiation exposure in Co-60 contaminated buildings in Taiwan. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 87, 453-460.
  71. Biswas, A. and Hwang, J.S. (2011). Distribution of odds ratio in a 2×2 contingency table: adjustment for correlation. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 21(1) 136-150.
  72. Wu, H.C., Chen, Y.H. Lai, J. N., Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2011). Improving sleep quality in climacteric women with insomnia: A randomized, head-to-head trial between Jia-Wei-Shiau-Yau San (JWSYS) and Suan-Zao-Ren Tang (SZRT). European Journal of Integrative Medicine 3, e143-e151.
  73. Lee, H.Y., Chen, Y.H., Chiu, W.T., Hwang, J.S. and Wang J.D. (2010). Quality-adjusted life-years and helmet use among motorcyclists sustaining head injuries. American Journal of Public Health, 165-170.
  74. Lee, H.Y., Hwang, J.S., Jeng, J.S. and Wang J.D. (2010). Quality-adjusted life expectancy (QALE) and loss of QALE for patients with ischaemic stroke and intracerebral haemorrhage: A 13-year follow-up. Stroke, 41,739-744.
  75. Chen, L.C., Hwang, J.S., Lall, R., Thurston, G. and Lippmann, M. (2010). Alteration of cardiac function in ApoE-/- mice by subchronic urban and regional inhalation exposure to concentrated ambient PM2.5. Inhalation Toxicology, 22(7), 580-592.
  76. Wang, J.D. and Hwang, J.S. (2010). Integration of quality of life and survival for comparative risk/outcome assessment in healthcare industry. Handbook of Disease Burdens and Quality of Life Measures. Springer. Chapter 25, 437-446.
  77. Lo, S.H., Lin, L.Y., Hwang, J.S., Chang, Y.Y., Liau, C.S. and Wang, J.D. (2010). Working the night shift causes increased vascular stress and delayed recovery in young women. Chronobiology International, 27(7), 1454-1468.
  78. Chen, W.C., Huang, C.J., Hwang, J.S. and Chen, C.C. (2010). The relationship of health-related quality of life to workplace physical violence against nurses by psychiatric patients. Quality of Life Research, 19(8), 1155-1161.
  79. Chen, W.C., Wang, J.D., Hwang, J.S., Chen, C.C., Wu, C.H. and Yao, G. (2009). Can the web-form WHOQOL-BREF be an alternative to the paper-form? Social Indicators Research, 94, 97-114.
  80. Su, Y. and Hwang, J.S. (2009). A two phase approach to estimating time-varying parameters in the capital asset pricing model. Journal of Applied Statistics, 36, 79-89.
  81. Lai, M.N., Lai, J.N., Chen, P.C., Tseng, W.L., Chen, Y.Y., Hwang, J.S., Wang, J.D. (2009). Increased risks of chronic kidney disease associated with prescribed Chinese herbal products suspected to contain aristolochic acid. Nephrology, 227-234.
  82. Angers, J.F., Biswas, A., and Hwang, J.S. (2009). Bayesian nonlinear regression for the air pollution effects on daily clinic visits in small areas of Taiwan. Communications in Statistics – Simulation and Computation, 1535 – 1550.
  83. Chu, P.C., Hwang J.S., Wang J.D., et al. (2008). Estimation of the financial burden to the National Health Insurance for patients with major cancers in Taiwan. Journal of Formosa Med Assoc, 107, 54-63.
  84. Chu, P. C., Wang, J.D., Hwang, J.S., and Chang Y.Y. (2008). Estimation of life expectancy and the expected years of life lost in patients with major cancers: Extrapolation of survival curves under high-censored rates. Value in Health, 11, 1102 – 1109.
  85. Hwang, S.L., Hwang, J.S., Yang, Y.T., Hsieh, W.A., Chang, T.C., Guo, H.R., Tsai, M.H., Tang, J.L., Lin I.F. and Chang, W.P. (2008). Estimates of relative risks for cancers in a population post prolonged low dose-rate radiation exposure: a follow-up assessment from 1983 to 2005. Radiation Research, 170, 143-148.
  86. Lo, S.H., Liau, C.S., Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2008). Dynamic blood pressure changes and recovery under different work shifts in young women. American Journal of Hypertension, 21, 759-64.
  87. Sun, Q., Yue, P., Ying, Z., Cardounel, A.J., Brook, R.D., Devlin, R., Hwang, J.S., Zweier, J.L., Chen, L.C., Rajagopalan, S. (2008). Air pollution exposure potentiates hypertension through reactive oxygen species mediated activation of Rho/Rock. Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology, 28, 1760-1766.
  88. Torng, P.L., Hwang, J.S.*, Huang, S.C.*, Chang, W.C., Chen, S.Y. and Hsu, W.C. (2008). Effect of simultaneous morcellation in situ on operative time during laparoscopic myomectomy. Human Reproduction, 10, 2220-2226.
  89. Wilson, D., Takahashi, K., Pan G., Chan, C.C., Zhang, S., Feng, Y., Hoshuyama, T., Chuang, K.J., Lin, R.T. and Hwang, J.S. (2008). Respiratory symptoms among residents of a heavy-industry province in China: Prevalence and risk factors, Respiratory Medicine, 102, 1536-1544.
  90. Hwang, J.S. and Biswas, A. (2008). Odds ratio for a single 2×2 table with correlated binomials for two margins. Statistical Methods and Applications, 17, 483-497.
  91. Torng, P.L., Chang, W.C., Hwang, J.S., Hsu, W.C., Wang, J.D., Huang, S.C., Chen, C.F. and Su, T.C. (2007). Health-related quality of life after laparoscopically-assisted vaginal hysterectomy: is uterine weight a major factor? Quality of Life Research, 16, 227-237.
  92. Fang, C.T., Chang, Y.Y., Hsu, H.M., Twu, S.J., Chen, K.T., Lin, C.L., Huang, L, Chen, M.Y., Hwang, J.S., Wang, J.D., Chuang, C.Y. and Division of AIDS & STD, Center for Disease Control, Taiwan. (2007). Life expectancy of patients with newly diagnosed HIV infection in the era of highly active antiretroviral therapy. QJM: An International Journal of Medicine, 100, 97-105.
  93. Lai, J. N., Chen, H.J., Chen, C.C., Lin, J.H., Hwang, J.S., and Wang, J.D. (2007). Duhuo Jisheng Tang for treating osteoarthritis of the knee: a prospective clinical observation. Chinese Medicine, 2:4.
  94. Lippmann, M., Ito, K., Maciejczyk, P., Chen, L.C., and Hwang, J.S. (2007). Cardiovascular effects of nickel: Lippmann et al. Respond. Environmental Health Perspective, 115, A293-294.
  95. Chang, C.C., Hwang, J.S., Chan, C.C., Cheng, T.J. (2007). Interaction effects of ultrafine carbon black with iron and nickel on heart rate variability in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Environmental Health Perspective, 115, 1012–1017.
  96. Hsu, J.C., Chu, P.S., Su, T.C., Lin, L.Y., Chen, W.J., Hwang, J.S., Chen, M.F., Liau, C.S. and Lee, Y.T. (2007). Predictors for coronary artery disease in patients with paradoxical systolic blood pressure elevation during recovery after graded exercise. International Journal of Cardiology, 119, 274-276.
  97. Hsu, W.C., Hwang, J.S., Chang, W.C., Huang, S.C., Sheu, B.C. and Torng, P.L. (2007). Prediction of operation time for laparoscopic myomectomy by ultrasound measurements. Surgical Endoscopy, 21, 1600-1606.
  98. Chen, C.C., Huang, S.H., Hwang, J.S. and Lai, C.Y. (2007). Precision evaluation of size-selective aerosol samplers. Aerosol Science & Technology. 41, 589-596.
  99. Chang, C.C., Hwang, J.S., Chan, C.C., Wang, P.Y. and Cheng, T.J. (2007). Effects of concentrated ambient particles on heart rate, blood pressure, and cardiac contractility in spontaneously hypertensive rats during a dust storm event. Inhalation Toxicology, 19, 973-978.
  100. Ho, W. L., Lin, K. H., Wang, J. D., Hwang, J.S., Chung, C. W., Lin, D. T., Jou, S. T., Lu, M. Y. and Cheng, J. P. S. (2006). Financial burden of national health insurance for treating patients with transfusion-dependent thalassemia in Taiwan. Bone marrow transplantation, 37, 569-74.
  101. Hwang, J.S., Hu, T.H. and Chen, L.C. (2006). An index related to autocorrelation function of RR intervals for the analysis of heart rate variability. Physiological Measurement, 27, 339-352.
  102. Ho, J.J., Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2006). Life expectancy estimations and the determinants of survival after 15 years of follow-up on 81,249 workers with permanent occupational disabilities. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health, 32, 91-99.
  103. Maciejczyk, P., Zeisler, R.L., Hwang, J.S., Thurston, G.D. and Chen, L.C. (2006). Characterization of size-fractionated World Trade Center Dust and estimation of relative dust concentration to ambient particulate concentrations. In: “Urban Aerosols and Their Impacts: Lessons learned from the World Trade Center Tragedy”, Jeffrey S. Gaffney and Nancy A. Marley, ed. ACS Symposium Series 919, 114-131.
  104. Lai, C.Y., Kou, Y.M., Hwang, J.S., Shih, T.S. and Chen, C.C. (2006). Determination of uniformity of filter deposits. Aerosol Science and Technology, 40, 607-614.
  105. Lippmann, M., Ito, K., Hwang, J.S., Maciejczyk, P., and Chen, L.C. (2006). Cardiovascular effects of nickel in ambient air. Environmental Health Perspective, 114, 1662-1669.
  106. Ho, J.J., Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2006). Estimation of reduced life expectancy from serious occupational injuries in Taiwan. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 38(5), 961-8.
  107. Hwang, S.L., Guo, H.R., Hsieh, W.A., Hwang, J.S., Lee, S.D., Tang, J.L., Chen, C.C., Chang, T.C., Wang, J.D. and Chang, W.P. (2006). Cancer risks in a population with prolonged low dose-rate γ-radiation exposure in radiocontaminated buildings, 1983 – 2002. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 82(12), 849-858.
  108. Hwang, J.S., Nadziejko, C. and Chen, L.C. (2005). Effects of subchronic exposures to concentrated ambient particles in mice: III. Acute and chronic effects of CAPs on heart rate, heart-rate fluctuation, and body temperature. Inhalation Toxicology, 17, 199-207.
  109. Chen, L.C., and Hwang, J.S. (2005). Effects of subchronic exposures to concentrated ambient particles in mice: IV. Characterization of acute and chronic effects of ambient air fine particulate matter exposures on heart rate variability. Inhalation Toxicology, 17, 209-216.
  110. Lippmann, M., Hwang, J.S., Maciejczyk, P., and Chen, L.C. (2005) Particulate Matter source apportionment for short-term cardiac function changes in ApoE-/- Environmental Health Perspective, 113, 1575-1579.
  111. Lei, Y.C., Hwang, J.S., Chan, C.C., Lee, C.T. and Cheng, T.J. (2005). Enhanced oxidative stress and endothelial dysfunction in streptozotocin-diabetic rats exposed to fine particles. Environmental Research, 99, 335-343.
  112. Chang, C.C., Hwang, J.S., Chan, C.C., Wang, P.Y., Hu, T.H., Cheng, T.J. (2005). Effects of concentrated ambient particles on heart rate variability in spontaneously hypertensive rats. Journal of Occupational Health, 47, 471-480.
  113. Lai, J. N., Hwang, J.S., Chen, H.J. and Wang, J.D. (2005). Finished herbal product as an alternative treatment for menopausal symptoms in climacteric women. Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, 11, 1075-84.
  114. Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2004). Integrating health profile with survival for quality of life assessment. Quality of Life Research, 13, 1-10.
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  116. Nadziejko, C., Chen, L.C., Nádas A. and Hwang, J.S.* (2004). The “Fishing License” method for analyzing the time course of effects in repeated measurements. Statistics in Medicine, 23, 1399-1411.
  117. Fang, C.T., Hsu, H.M., Twu, S.J., Chen, M.Y., Chang, Y.Y., Hwang, J.S., Wang, J.D., Chuang, C.Y. and Division of AIDS & STD, Center for Disease Control, Taiwan. (2004). Decreased HIV transmission after policy of providing free access to highly active antiretroviral therapy in Taiwan. The Journal of Infectious Diseases, 190, 879-885.
  118. Hwang, J.S., Hu, T.H. and Chan, C.C. (2004). Air pollution mix and emergency room visits for respiratory and cardiac diseases in Taipei. Journal of Data Science, 2, 311-327.
  119. Su, Y. and Hwang, J.S. (2003). Bayesian analysis of repeated surveys in small areas. Journal of Probability and Statistical Science, 1(1), 117-128.
  120. Cheng, T.J., Hwang, J.S., Wang, P.Y., Tsai, C.F., Chen, C.Y., Lin, S.H. and Chan, C.C. (2003). Effects of concentrated ambient particles on heart rate and blood pressure in pulmonary hypertension rats. Environmental Health Perspective, 111, 147-150.
  121. Hsu, C., Wang, J.D., Hwang, J.S., Tien, H.F., Chang, S.M., Cheng, A.L. Chen, Y.C., and Tang, J.L. (2003). Survival-weighted health profile for long-term survivors of acute myelogenous leukemia. Quality of Life Research, 12, 503-517.
  122. Lai, C.Y., Chen, C.C., Hwang, J.S. and Shih, T.S. (2002). Overall Performance Evaluation of Aerosol Number Samplers. Aerosol Science and Technology, 86, 84-95.
  123. Hwang, J.S. and Chan, C.C. (2002). Effects of air pollution on daily clinic visits for lower respiratory tract illness. (with commentary) American Journal of Epidemiology, 155, 1-16.
  124. Biswas, A. and Hwang, J.S. (2002). A new bivariate binomial distribution. Statistics and Probability Letters, 60, 231-240.
  125. Wang, J.C., Lin, Y.P., Hwang, S., Hsieh, W.A., Chen, J.C., Tang, J.L., Hwang, J.S., Lu, W.J. and Chang, W.P. (2002). Late haematological changes in a population exposed to chronic low dose rate radiation during childhood. The British Institute of Radiology, 44-49.
  126. Wang, J.C., Lin, Y.P., Hwang, J.S. Hsieh WH, Tsai YJ, and Chang, W.P. (2001). Physical heights of children with prolonged low dose-rate gamma-radiation exposure in radiocontaminated buildings. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 77(1), 117-25.
  127. Tsai, M.H., Hwang, J.S., Chen, K.C., Lin, Y.P., Hsieh, W.A. and Chang, W.P. (2001). Dynamics of changes in micronucleus frequencies in subjects post cessation of chronic low-dose radiation exposure. Mutagenesis, 16, 3, 251-255.
  128. Chen, W.L., Hwang, J.S., Hu, T.H., Chen, M.S. and Chang, W.P. (2001). Lenticular opacities in individuals exposed to chronic low-dose gamma-radiation from radiocontaminated buildings in Taiwan. Radiation Research, 56, 71-77.
  129. Sheu, J.J., Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (2000). Diagnosis and monetary quantification of occupational injuries by indices related to human capital loss: analysis of a steel company as an illustration. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 32, 435-443.
  130. Su, Y. and Hwang, J.S. (2000). Small area estimation by combining spatio-temporal characteristics. Journal of the Chinese Statistical Association, 38, 2, 121-140. (In Chinese)
  131. Hwang, J.S., Chen, Y.J., Wang J.D., Lai Y.M., Yang C.Y., and Chan C.C. (2000). Subject-domain approach to the study of air pollution effects on schoolchildren’s illness absence. American Journal of Epidemiology, 152, 67-74.
  132. Tsauo, J.Y., Hwang, J.S., Chiu, W.T., Hung, C.C. and Wang, J.D. (1999). Estimation of loss of quality adjusted survival time from head injury. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 31, 253-263.
  133. Chang, W.P., Tsai, M.S., Hwang, J.S., Lin, Y.P., Hsieh, W.H., and Huang, S.Y. (1999). Follow-up in the micronucleus frequencies and its subsets in human population with chronic low-dose gamma-irradiation exposure. Mutation Research, 99-105.
  134. Chang, W.P., Hsieh, W.A., Chen, D.P., Lin, Y.P., Hwang, J.S., Hwang, J.J., Tsai, M.H. and Hwang, B.F. (1999).Change in centromeric and acentric micronucleus frequencies in human population after chronic radiation exposure. Mutagenesis, 14(4), 427-432.
  135. Hwang, J.S. and Chen, J.J. (1999). An evaluation of risk estimation procedures for mixtures of carcinogens. Risk Analysis, 19, 1071-1076.
  136. Hwang, J.S. and Dempster, A.P. (1999). A stochastic system for modeling labor force series of small areas. Statistica Sinica, 9, 297-324.
  137. Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (1999). Monte Carlo estimation of expected quality-adjusted survival for follow-up studies. Statistics in Medicine, 18, 1627-1640.
  138. Chen, C.C., Lai, C.Y., Shih, T.S. and Hwang, J.S. (1999) Laboratory performance comparison of respirable samplers. American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal, 60, 601-611. David L. Swift Memorial Award for the Outstanding Aerosol Paper of 1999
  139. Lin, M.R., Yao, K.P., Hwang, J.S. and Wang, J.D. (1999). Scale descriptor selection for Taiwan-version of questionnaire of World Health Organization quality of life. Chinese Journal of Public Health (Taipei): 18, 262-270. (In Chinese)
  140. Chen, P.C., Lai, Y.M., Chan C.C., Hwang, J.S., Yang, C.Y. and Wang, J.D. (1999). Short-term effect of ozone on the pulmonary function of children in primary school. Environ Health Perspective, 107, 921-925.
  141. Chang, W.P., Hwang, J.S., Hung, M.C., Hu, T.H., S.D. Lee, S.D., and Hwang, B.F (1999). Chronic low-dose g -radiation exposure and alteration of the distribution of lymphocyte subpopulations in residents of radioactive buildings. International Journal of Radiation Biology, 75, 1231-1239.
  142. Yang, C.H., Wang, J.D., Chan, C.C., Hwang, J.S. and Chen, P.C. (1998) Respiratory symptoms of primary school children living in a petrochemical pollution area in Taiwan. Pediatric Pulmonology, 25, 299-303.
  143. Hwang, J.S., Chan, C.C. Wang, J.D. and Chang, W.P. (1998). Modeling for three-dimensional radioactivity distribution in the living spaces of apartments with elevated radioactivity. Health Physics, 74, 1-8.
  144. Chen, P.C., Lai, Y.M., Wang, J.D., Yang, C.Y., Hwang, J.S., Kuo, H.W., Huang, S.L. and Chan, C.C. (1998). Adverse effect of air pollution on respiratory health of primary school children in Taiwan. Environmental Health Perspective, 106, 331-335.
  145. Chen, C.C., Yu, T.S., Chang, J.Y., Chang, C.W., Shih, T.S. and Hwang, J.S. (1998) A computer simulation study on bioaerosol colony counting error due to masking effect. Ann. Occup. Hygiene, 42, 501-510.
  146. Su, Y., Chao, H.C. and Hwang, J.S. (1997). Evaluation of composite estimation for the labor force survey in Taiwan. Journal of the Chinese Statistical Association, 35, 78-100. (In Chinese).
  147. Hwang, J.S. and Chan, C.C. (1997). Redundant measurements of urban air monitoring networks in air quality reporting. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 47, 614-619.
  148. Yang, C.H., Wang, J.D., Chan, C.C., Chen, P.C., Hwang, J.S. and Cheng, M.F. (1997) Respiratory and irritant health effects of a population living in a petrochemical polluted area in Taiwan. Environmental Research, 74, 145-149.
  149. Liaw, Y.P. and Hwang, J.S. (1997). Cancer mapping with locally smoothing technique on mortality statistics in Taiwan. Journal of the Chinese Stat. Asso., 35, 315-348. (In Chinese).
  150. Hwang, J.S., Tsauo, J.Y. and Wang, J.D. (1996). Estimation of expected quality adjusted survival by cross-sectional survey. Statistics in Medicine, 15, 93-102.
  151. Chan, C.C., Nien, C.K. and Hwang, J.S. (1996). Receptor modeling of VOCs, CO, NOx, and THC in Taipei. Atmospheric Environment, 30, 25-33.
  152. Chan, C.C. and Hwang, J.S. (1996). Site representativeness of urban air monitoring stations. Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association, 46, 755-760.
  153. Hwang, J.S. (1996). Numerical solutions for a sequential approach to bioequivalence. Statistica Sinica, 6, 663-673.
  154. Hwang, J.S. (1996). Optimal recursive composite estimators in rotation designs. Journal of the Chinese Statistical Association, 34, 239-255. (In Chinese)
  155. Chan, C.C. and Hwang, J.S. (1996). Selling the blue skies: Some reflection on air pollution fee policy in Taiwan. Journal of the Chinese Institute of Environmental Engineering, 6, 235-46.
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  157. Chen, J.J., Hwang, J.S. and Tsong, Y. (1995). Estimation of the shelf-life of drugs with mixed effects models. Journal of Biopharmaceutical Statistics, 5, 131-140.
  158. Dempster, A.P. and Hwang, J.S. (1994). Bayesian implementation of a complex hierarchical model. Multivariate Analysis and Its Applications, IMS Notes — Monograph Series Vol. 24, 221-236.
  159. Dempster, A.P. and Hwang, J.S. (1993). Component models and Bayesian technology for estimation of State employment and unemployment rates. US Bureau of Census 1993 Annual Research Conference Proceedings, 571-581.
  160. Dempster, A.P. and Hwang, J.S. (1992). Short-range consequences of long-range dependence, Statistical Science, 7, 416-420.
  161. Yao, J.S. and Hwang, J.S. (1985). Optimal Bayesian designs for inference using a hierarchical linear model. Chinese Journal of Mathematics, 13, 121-130.