Dr Chieh-hsiu Liu

Chieh-hsiu Liu

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DPhil student

Chieh-hsiu Liu is a DPhil student in Social Policy at the University of Oxford and a member of Green Templeton College. He previously served as a consultant geriatrician and a general practitioner at National Taiwan University Hospital, where he was responsible for the development of community-based integrated care models for older people in a Hakka rural area. He is also a founding member of PubMed Taiwan and regularly contributes to Chinese-speaking media, think tanks and policy advice in health and social care policy in Taiwan. As well as his medical degree (MD), Chieh-hsiu also holds an MSc in Health Policy and Management from the National Taiwan University. 

Chieh-hsiu’s research mainly focuses on the changing organization and governance of health and social care for older people. His research employs a comparative case study approach to investigate the marketisation of elder care in England and Taiwan. His research areas of interest include health and social care policy for older people (integrated care, long-term care); the mixed economy of welfare; the governance and politics of social policy; East Asian social policy.