Shao-Chee Sim, PhD

Charles B. Wang Community Health Center
268 Canal Street
New York NYUSA

Biographical Sketch:
Shao-Chee Sim, Ph.D. is currently the Director of Research and Evaluation of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in New York City. Besides conducting research studies pertaining to the Asian American population and serving as an evaluator on a number of disease prevention, intervention and health service projects, he also provides guidance and technical support for clinical teams in carrying out quality improvement activities. Working closely with the Center for the Study of Asian American Health at NYU School of Medicine, Dr. Sim directs a health disparities research training program and serves as the Co-Director of the Hepatitis B Free CEED project at the Health Center. Dr. Sim has extensive evaluation consultancy experiences, providing services to foundations such as the W. K. Kellogg Foundation and the California Endowment and nonprofits such as Sanctuary for Families and Women’s Center for Education and Career Advancement. Dr. Sim also worked as Research and Evaluation Officer at the Wallace Foundation where he guided the Foundation's research and evaluation strategies and projects. Prior to that, Dr. Sim was Director of Research at the Asian American Federation where he was the lead principal investigator for an economic impact assessment of September 11th on Chinatown and a mental health needs assessment of September 11th victim families of Asian descents. Dr. Sim holds a Ph.D. in public policy from the Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a Master in Public Administration from the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. During 2000-2002, he served as an adjunct professor at the Robert Milano Graduate School of Urban Policy and Management of the New School University, teaching program evaluation and research methods course.