TMU established the two-year in-service education program of respiratory therapy in August, 2001(stopped in 2011). Then established the very first department of respiratory therapy of university in Taiwan in 2003. Most of the students work as respiratory therapists in hospitals after graduating, while some of the others study for medical-associated master’s degrees.
As the specialization of medication and the multiple developments around the world, TMU has joined lots of research and also got supports from many large research programs. Meanwhile, our department established graduate school in 2016, expecting for cultivating the talents not only of respiratory therapy but also of pulmonary-associated research.