Biography & Research:
Li-Jung Elizabeth Ku, PhD is an associate professor in the Institute of Public Health at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan, Taiwan. Her research interests include health services research and health economics, especially on the healthcare utilization and long-term care of the elderly. Ku is the principal investigator (PI) of several research projects on persons with dementia and their caregivers that has led to several publications on the care costs and caregiver burden of dementia in Taiwan. She is also interested in research on elder financial abuse.