Shin Daimyo

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Shin Daimyo, RN, is currently a student at the Yale School of Nursing, studying to become a psychiatric nurse practitioner. He also currently acts as Senior Advisor for Mental Health at Partners In Health (PIH), providing key service delivery, training, research, strategy, management, and capacity building advisement for PIH's mental health programs throughout the world. He managed the scale-up of community-based mental health services in the Central Plateau and Artibonite region of Haiti, and acts as Co-Investigator for the scale up of mentoring and supervision of health center nurses to address severe mental disorders in the Burera District of Rwanda. He also provided advisement for the creation and integration of community-based mental health systems into the public sector primary care systems of Lesotho, Malawi, Peru, Mexico, and Russia. He has also advised local NGOs in Pakistan and India to work with local government primary care systems to build sustainable solutions for resource-poor communities with unmet mental health needs, and worked as a Policy Fellow at the World Health Organization. Shin has also authored white papers and policy briefs related to the Affordable Care Act and acted as Director of the Obama Florida Health Care Policy Committee for the 2008 Presidential election. Shin is the first-ever nursing student to be awarded the Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship, and is a graduate of the Boston University School of Public Health and the University of Southern California.