Shu-Ching first joined the Meadows Institute as a summer intern in 2020 and stayed on as a Research Assistant with the Child and Family Policy team. She’s helped extensively with the implementation of the Child Psychiatry Access Network (CPAN) and Texas Health Child Access Through Telemedicine (TCHATT) with a number of medical schools, including Dell Medical School and The University of Texas Medical Branch. Shu-Ching also assisted the Child and Family Policy team with conducting literature research for the children’s mental health system assessment in El Paso County.
During graduate school Shu-Ching was also a Legislative Research Intern in Senator Royce West’s office through the Texas Black Caucus Foundation. There she conducted bill analysis and research related to regulation on health benefit plans, access to healthcare services, and Medicaid expansion.
Shu-Ching has a bachelor’s degree from National Taiwan University and a Master of Public Affairs from the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin.