Mountain Area Health Education Center
Asheville, North Carolina
Shuchin Shukla was born and raised in New Orleans, Louisiana. He completed medical school and public health school at Tulane University and completed a residency in family medicine at Montefiore Medical Center in the Bronx, New York. He worked in the South Bronx for 5 years following residency, providing primary care for adults and children, as well as for adults living with HIV. He also served as medical director for Montefiore Project INSPIRE, a primary care based Hepatitis C treatment program. He then moved with his family to Asheville, North Carolina, where he had been a physician at Western North Carolina Community Health Services until recently joining MAHEC as faculty physician and opioid crisis educator.