Consultant of LAW Program, Professor of National Taiwan University, Taiwan
Peishan Yang is Professor of Social Work at National Taiwan University, Taiwan. She graduated with a BA degree from Department of Foreign Languages and Literature at NTU, and received both her MSW in 1989 and Ph.D. degrees in 1997 at Columbia University, School of Social Work. Before she returned to Taiwan and started teaching at NTUSW in 1997, Dr. Yang had worked over seven years as a social worker at Jewish Home and Hospital for the Aged, which later expanded and changed its name to Jewish Home Life Care System (JHLCS).
Dr. Yang contributed heavily to NTUSW’s international practicum by building connections and practicum infrastructures. Dr. Yang has specialized in gerontology. Her recent research topics include productive aging, care and work, dementia care, Taiwan Centenarian Study, long term care, and aging parents of intellectually challenged people. She also sits in many government committees on senior social welfare or long term care.
Specialty: Gerontological social work, Community Resources Management, Innovative Programing