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Dr. Elaine Hsieh

Professor, Communication
University of Oklahoma

TEL: 405-325-3154
Email: Elaine Hsieh

EDUCTATION

Ph.D.
Dissertation Title:
Bilingual Health Communication and Medical Interpreters: Managing Role Performances and Communicative Goals
Major: Health Communication
Minor: Language and Social Interaction/Interpersonal Communication
Advisor: Dale E. Brashers
Dept. of Speech Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004.
M.A.

Major: English-Chinese Translation and Interpretation (T&I)

Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA, 1999 .

B.A.s

Double Majors: Chinese Literature/ English Literature

Department of Chinese Literature, National Central University, 1997.

Certificates

Fulbright Storytelling Program, The Poynter Institute, USA, 2015.

  1. The Fulbright Photography Certificate
  2. The Fulbright Videography Certificate
  3. The Fulbright Social Media and Blogging Certificate
  4. The Fulbright Press and Public Relations Certificate
  5. The Fulbright Presentations and Public Speaking Certificate

International Environmental Policy, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA, 1999.

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

2012-present
Member, Cancer Health Disparities Program, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma
2011-2014
Associate Member, Peggy and Charles Stephenson Oklahoma Cancer Center, University of Oklahoma
2010-present
Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma.
2010-present

Affiliate Faculty. School of International and Area Studies, University of Oklahoma.

2009-present

OCTSI Research Mentor. Oklahoma Clinical and Translational Science Institute, University of Oklahoma-Health Science Center.

2007-present

Faculty Affiliate. The Institute for US-China Issues, University of Oklahoma.

Faculty Affiliate. Confucius Institute, University of Oklahoma.

2007-2012

Core Faculty. Clinical and Translational Science, University of Oklahoma-Health Sciences Center.

2004-2010
Assistant Professor, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma.
1999-2004
Department of Speech Communication (now Department of Communication), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Graduate Teaching Assistant:  SPCOM 230: Interpersonal Communication
                                             SPCOM 101: Principles of Effective Speaking

Graduate Research Assistant:   Dr. Barbara J. Wilson (2000-2002)
                                             Dr. Daena J. Goldsmith (2001-2002)
                                             Dr. Dale E. Brashers (summer, 2000/2002)
1998

Custom Language Services, Monterey Institute of International Studies, CA

Instructor: Basic Translation & Interpretation Theories and Practices
               Chinese Language in Contexts

Summer, 2014-present Graduate Liaison (Director of Graduate Studies), Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma
Spring, 2012- Fall, 2012
Interim Graduate Liaison, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma
Spring, 2011-present
Research Liaison, Department of Communication, University of Oklahoma
Spring, 2011-present Member, Institutional Review Board, University of Oklahoma

SHORT-TERM, VISITING APPOINTMENTS

Spring, 2011 - present
Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Communication, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL. [Health Communication Online Masters Program.] *Online MS Program
Summer, 2013 - 2014
Course Director (Healthcare Interpreting; Chinese/English), Glendon School of Translation, York University, Toronto, Canada. *Online MA Program
Summer, 2012
Curriculum Developer (Healthcare Interpreting; Chinese/English), Glendon School of Translation, York University, Toronto, Canada. *Online MA Program
Spring, 2010
Invited Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation Studies, Fu Jen Catholic University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Dec. 2009 - Jan. 2010
Invited Visiting Scholar. Graduate Institute of Translation and Interpretation, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan.
Editorship

Associate Editor, Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health. (2010-present) *2011 impact factor: 1.164

Editorial Board

Member (Advisory Board), Interpreting: International Journal of Research and Practice in Interpreting (2012-present)

Member, Journal of Intercultural Communication Research (2011-present)

Member, Health Communication. (2010-present).

Member, The Open Health Services and Policy Journal. (2008-2013).

Member, Communication Education. (2010) [Vol. 59(3): special issue on health promotion]

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES

Technology

Website construction:     

  • Dr. Eric Kramer, University of Oklahoma (2009)

  • Dr. Todd Sandel, University of Oklahoma (2010)

  • Dr. Kevin Wright, University of Oklahoma (2010)

  • Dr. Michael Kramer, University of Oklahoma (2010)

  • Coalition of Health Communication (April, 2010)

  • Undergraduate Program, Dept. of Communication, University of Oklahoma (August, 2010)

Website management: Coalition of Health Communication. (2010-2012)

Translation and Interpretation

Interpreter/Intern, Interpreter Services, UCSF Stanford Health Care / 196 hours training of medical interpretation and health communication.

AT&T Language Line Interpreter; over-the-phone interpretation for health, business, legal, and various types of communication.

Medical Interpreter for East Central Illinois Refugee Mutual Assistance Center (ECIRMAC) and local hospitals.

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