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Sharyne Shiu-Thornton
Clinical Assistant Professor

Research Interests:
Racial disparities; cultural competency; immigrants/refugees; urban AI/AN; SDOH; medical interpreters

Contact Information



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2014 E. Madison St., Suite 200
Seattle, WA 98122

voice:   206-805-6151


PhD   University of Washington, 2001   (Anthropology)
MA   University of Washington, 1980   (Anthropology)
BA   University of Washington, 1970   (China Studies)

Recent Publications

Weaver M, Shiu-Thornton S, Spigner C, Chan M, Allen MD. Organ donation among Asians and Pacific Islanders: preliminary research findings. J Health Care Poor Underserved. 2003 May;14(2):182-93.  PMID: 12739299