About Chiehwen Ed Hsu
C. Ed Hsu (HSU is pronounced 'she') is a professor in academic positions of fifteen years working with many outstanding current and future health leaders. Hsu is currently on the faculty of NCKU Int'l MBA (IMBA), College of Management. Formerly, he served full-time as Associate Professor for UT Health Science Center specialized in Public Health Informatics, where he coordinated UT Houston MPH/PhD, MPH/MS dual-degree programs, and was on fulltime faculty of the University of Maryland College Park. At the national and state levels Hsu served on federal, national non-for-profit and state advisory committees and study sections to advise health programs and policy development. His research focused on applying informatics solutions, including spatial and temporal methods, geographic information systems, epidemiology and qualitative techniques in the improvement of health disparities, minority health, and public health preparedness and responses. Hsu completed several publicly and privately funded research programs, and co-authored more than 40 peer-reviewed research papers on the use of informatics methods in reducing health disparities, and enhancing public health preparedness and response in internationally and nationally circulated journals. Hsu is a regular contributor & commentator to national and regional media on public health informatics issues. Hsu spent seven years in earning four graduate degrees in health sciences. He is an alumnus of the University of California specialized in health law, and the University of Texas specialized in health management and policy, health informatics, and health services research. He completed undergraduate training from Medical College, Fujen Catholic University @Taipei, Taiwan. Before attending college, he served in the Army as a drill sergeant (cpl, artillery specialty) in Taiwan. Being a former student veteran and first in his family to go to college, Hsu dedicated the past 20 years to working with adult learners, non-traditional students, students in uniformed service and veterans, and those from underserved communities who are motivated to improve their life chances through completion of higher education. In addition to working for more than a decade in academia, Hsu's service included serving as a congressional staffer in Taiwan congress, and working for the International Commission for the Blind for visually-impaired community. He plans to practice health law and teach health law/management, continues to improve educational access while providing a voice for the voiceless.
Public Health Law, Public Health Informatics, Public Health Preparedness and Response, and Health Disparities and Minority Health
- HI 5380 Principles and Foundations of Public Health Informatics
- HI 5381 Methods of Public Health Informatics
- HIT 5301 The U.S. Healthcare System
- HIT 5324 Project Management in Healthcare
- HCAD 610 Information Mangement in Healthcare Administration
- EDCP 100 Principles and Strategies of Successful Learning in College
- HLSA 750 Healthcare Information Management
- HCM 512 Health Economics and Policy
- HCM 527 Healthcare Leadership and Ethics
- HCAD 600 Introduction to Healthcare Administration and Informatics
|2012 ‐ 2013||M. Law, university of california hastings college of law|
|2004 ‐ 2006||M. P. H., University of Texas Health at Houston ‐ health services organizations|
|1998 ‐ 2001||MS, University of Texas Health at Houston ‐ biomedical informatics|
|1998 ‐ 2001||ph.d, University of Texas Health at Houston ‐ health policy and management|
Chiehwen Ed Hsu, PhD, MPH, MSc, M. Law
Health Disparities or Minority Health (16)
Factors Associated with the Process of Adaptation Among Pakistani Adolescent ...
Journal of Immigrants and Minority Health. PMID: 22940911 (2012)
This study explored post-migration experiences of recently migrated Pakistani Muslim adolescent females residing in the United States. In-depth, semi-structured interviews ...
A new application of spatiotemporal analysis for detecting demographic variations ...
Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences. PMID: 19239990 (2008)
The purpose of the present study was to characterize, geographically and temporally, the patterns of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS) ...
Public Health Preparedness and Response (17)
Applying Informatics to Improve Vulnerable Population Registration for Emergency Preparedness ...
Texas Public Health Association Journal (2009)
The application of information technology in program evaluation has gained increased attention in recent years. This paper discusses informatics-facilitated evaluation ...
Assessing bioterrorism preparedness and response of rural veterinarians: experiences and ...
Journal of Veterinary Medical Education (2008)
Veterinarians play a unique role in emergency preparedness and response, and as such federal agencies and academic institutions allocated considerable ...