Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • JD: Health Law, University of Oklahoma, 2019
  • Ph.D.: Health Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004
  • MA: Translation and Interpreting Studies (Chinese-English), Monterey Institute of International Studies, 1999
  • BAs: Chinese Literature and English Literature, National Central University, 1997


  • Health Communication, with an emphasis of interpersonal and intercultural issues in health contexts
  • Culture and Health, with a focus on cultural frameworks and perspectives that shape individual health behaviors and institutional policies
  • Interpreting Studies, highlighting the communicative and interactive nature of interpreter-mediated interactions