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Shu-Fang Shih

Research Assistant Professor
Health Management and Policy
Public Health

PhD, Health Policy and Management (2010), Institute of Health Policy and Management College of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan

MS, Health Policy and Management (1999), Department of Health Policy and Management Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, MA, USA

MBA (Valedictorian, 1997), Department of Risk Management and Insurance, College of Commerce, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan

Dr. Shih has a diverse background in public health, business administration, risk management and insurance, and actuarial science. Her research has focused on design, implementation, and evaluation of theory-based health programs for children, adolescents, pregnant women, and older adults in various settings. In addition, she has used large health and insurance datasets to examine health care disparities and continuity of health care in a universal health insurance system, specifically among children with special healthcare needs. She is interested in applying digital health technology to facilitate tailored health education and promote health literacy, quality of care, and health outcomes among new parents, college students, and adults in the workplace. Dr. Shih has several ongoing projects, all of which are aimed at developing an integrated/coordinated family-centered model to improve maternal and child health.


Maternal health literacy pregnancy outcome new born health: A prospective study, mHealth and MCH (under preparation)

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Health outcomes | Health services research | Implementation | Population Health | Public policy and social science