Grace X. Ma, PhD
Grace X. Ma, PhD is Associate Dean for Health Disparities, Founding Director of Center for Asian Health, Laura H. Carnell Professor and Professor in Clinical Sciences at Lewis Katz School of Medicine, Temple University. Dr. Ma is a nationally recognized behavioral health scientist and leader in health disparities research. Her community-based participatory research and patient-centered outcomes research focus on early detection, patient navigation, cancer prevention and control, chronic diseases, smoking cessation, and access/quality of healthcare in underserved Asian Pacific American, African American and other diverse health disparity populations.
Nilay S. Shah, MD, MPH is a clinical cardiology fellow and an NRSA postdoctoral fellow in the Departments of Medicine (Cardiology) and Preventive Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. His research interests are in cardiovascular health and disease in Asian Americans with a focus on primordial and primary prevention of CVD in South Asians.