Shao-Chee Sim, Ph.D

Dr. Sim is currently the Director of Research and Evaluation of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center in New York City.   He oversees, directs and manages various research projects targeting the Health Center patients and Asian American population.  He also serves as a project evaluator on a number of disease intervention and health service projects that are funded by foundations and government agencies.

Dr. Sim has extensive philanthropic experiences, including providing evaluation consultancy services to foundations such as the New York State Health Foundation, the W. K. Kellogg Foundation, the Surdna Foundation, the California Endowment, and the Atlantic Philanthropies.  Dr. Sim also worked as Research and Evaluation Officer at the Wallace Foundation where he was responsible for guiding the Foundation's research and evaluation strategies and opportunities. Prior to that, Dr. Sim was Director of Research at the Asian American Federation of New York.  At the Federation, he was the lead principal investigator and project director for a number of research studies, including an economic impact assessment of September 11th on Chinatown, a mental health needs assessment of September 11th victim families of Asian descents, and a study examining the implementation of a temporary health insurance program serving Asian immigrant workers.  He also oversaw the operation of the Asian American Federation’s Census Information Center.  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.  As a first-generation Chinese immigrant from Malaysia, Dr. Sim reads and writes Chinese.

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