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Kai-Yuan Cheng

Postdoctoral researcher

About me

I am a medical doctor and epidemiologist with an interest in mental health research. My current project investigate the roles of several medical conditions, e.g. autoimmune disorders, as risk factors for schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other psychotic disorders.

My PhD research focused on the mental health of sexual orientation minority people in Taiwan and its social determinants. Other projects I worked on include studying the impact of childhood gender nocnonformity on later life depression, and the impact of . I am also involved in the research and advocacy on global health governance.



2017-2022       PhD Mental Health Epidemiology

                         University College London, United Kingdom

2016-2017       MSc Applied Mental Health Research

                         King's College London, United Kingdom

2009-2016     Doctor of Medicine

                         National Yang-Ming University, Republic of China (Taiwan)