Congratulations, Dr. Latha Palaniappan!

Congratulations to Dr. Latha Palaniappan for her recent appointment to the Health Equity Action Leadership (HEAL) Network Steering Committee of the Stanford Medicine’s Office of Faculty Development and Diversity!

he HEAL Network aims to bring faculty together to determine how to better address health inequities while building support and community among members.

Thank you for your hard work and congratulations again Dr. Palaniappan!

Congratulations! Dr. Bryant Lin

Congratulations to our Co-Founder Dr. Lin who was recently appointed by Dean Lloyd Minor as the Stanford Director of Medical Humanities and Arts within the Center for Biomedical Ethics.  We look forward to his future accomplishments in this esteemed role. His appointment begins on September 1.

Congratulations! Dr. Heather Wakelee

Heather Wakelee, MD, professor and chief of oncology and deputy director of the Stanford Cancer Institute, just received the 2021 Bonnie J. Addario Lectureship Award from the GO2 Foundation for Lung Cancer.  The award recognizes Wakelee for her “decades of dedication to lung cancer research covering multiple facets of the disease.”

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Congratulations, Dr. Latha Palaniappan

Congratulations to our CARE Co-Founder and Co-Director, Dr. Latha Palaniappan, on receiving the Stanford Faculty Leaves-in-Service Award! In partnership with the Haas Center for Public ServiceStanford Impact Labs, and non-profit organization Arogya World, Dr. Palaniappan’s work will enhance existing chronic disease prevention programs in India that impact health behavior at a population level. Exploring the use of new health technologies in low-resource settings, Dr. Palaniappan will improve population-based interventions, advance the research capacity of our partners, and better evaluate health outcomes for chronic disease prevention. Through her Leave-in-Service, CARE will continue to strengthen its international non-profit and academic partnerships to improve the health and care of Asians everywhere.

Congratulations, Dr. Julieta Gabiola!

Congratulations Dr. Julieta Gabiola for her 2021 MD Program Teaching Award!
Dr. Gabiola was recently awarded with the "Oscar Salvatierra Award for Exceptional Service to Stanford Medical Students and the School of Medicine". She was recognized for their decades of service to the Stanford School of Medicine community, dedication to students, and contributions to medical education.
Congratulations again Dr. Gabiola and thank you for your work!

CARE Faculty Featured in COVID-19 Q&A for Healthcare Professionals and Families in India Event

Congratulations to Dr. SV Mahadevan and Dr. Aruna Subramanian who are CARE faculty featured in the Stanford COVID-19 Q&A for Healthcare Professionals and Families in India Event.

The Division of Hospital Medicine and the Department of Medicine is hosting a live webinar on May 12th Wednesday 8-9pm PT with expert panelists at Stanford University to exchange knowledge about COVID-19 with anyone caring for covid-19 patients in India to address questions about management of COVID-19 and vaccines.

Congratulations, Dr. Julieta Gabiola!

Congratulations Dr. Julieta Gabiola, recipient the 2021 Center for Asian Health Research and Education Award! In recognition of major contributions to Asian Health, we applaud Dr. Gabiola for her outstanding community health work in the Philippines, where her non-profit organization "ABCs for Global Health" provides continual access to quality healthcare in underserved areas. Through community-based outreach, research, mentorship, and technological innovation, Dr. Gabiola has made tremendous strides in improving chronic, non-communicable disease outcomes through mobile clinics, telemedicine programs, and community health education.

Congratulations, Dr. Rona Hu!

Rona J. Hu, MD is an Associate Dean of Academic Affairs at Stanford University School of Medicine and Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry.  She was Medical Director of the Acute Psychiatric Inpatient Unit at Stanford Hospital for 20 years, and founded the Stanford Mental Health for Asians Research and Treatment (SMHART) clinic, part of Stanford’s Diversity Coalition.  She cares for patients one to one, but also stresses the importance of engaging the community and popular media in programs such as CHIPAO (Communication Health Interactives for Parents of Adolescents and Others), "The Manic Monologues", and Netflix series "13 Reasons Why".  Dr. Hu is the 2021 recipient for the annual American Psychiatric Association Award from the estate of the late Kun-Po Soo, established in 1987 and given annually for advancing the mental health of Asian Americans.

Stanford receives foundational gift for Asian American Activities Center

"A generous gift to the Asian American Activities Center will strengthen support for Stanford’s growing and increasingly diverse Asian and Asian American community. Siblings Will Hsu, ’98, and Angie Hsu, ’96, MA ’96, have established the Scott J.J. Hsu Directorship Fund for the Asian American Activities Center. This endowment will provide permanent funding for resources that help Asian and Asian American students thrive at Stanford, and support programs that build a community of students, faculty, staff and alumni that fosters greater awareness and understanding of the Asian experience in America."

Congratulations, Dr. Ann Hsing!

"During this year of unprecedented global disease and distress, it is more important than ever to proactively improve and sustain well-being for people around the world. While this year has been challenging, the WELL team has done all we can to adapt and redouble our efforts. In the U.S. and China, we launched a longitudinal COVID-19 study with our WELL community to understand the impact of the pandemic and its requisite social isolation, and deepened our ties with the WELL community through continual support and communications. We also published novel research, participated in new collaborations, launched our online WELL Global Study, advanced our research in Thailand, China, and Singapore, and conducted several pilot studies to set the stage for bigger studies to come."

CARE Faculty Professor Ying Lu Named AAAS Fellow 

Congratulations to our CARE Faculty Professor Ying Lu on being named a Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)! Dr. Lu is recognized for his distinguished contributions to the advancement of statistics in medical and biomedical research, particularly for the quality control and risk prediction associated with medical diagnosis.

Dr. Lu was among six researchers from Stanford and the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory named AAAS Fellow in recognition of their “scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.”

AAAS is the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the journal Science. The tradition of AAAS fellows began in 1874. New fellows will be presented with an official certificate and a gold and blue (representing science and engineering, respectively) rosette pin to commemorate their election. 

CARE Faculty Featured on the HealthChangers Podcast

Congratulations, Dr. Ranak Trivedi! Dr. Trivedi was recently featured on the HealthChangers Podcast for her stupendous caregiving work, with a particular focus on her project with South Asian families managing breast cancer.


Congratulations, Dr. Palaniappan!

Congratulations to our CARE Co-Founder and Co-Director, Dr. Latha Palaniappan, on her recent election to the Board of the Stanford Asian Pacific American Alumni Club (SAPAAC)! Through Dr. P's diverse background and talents, we are eager to strengthen CARE's ties to the SAPAAC to advance the health of Asians everywhere.

ENLIGTHEN Study Published!

We are thrilled to announce the publication of Dr. Gabiola and Dr. Palaniappan's article, entitled "The EffectiveNess of LIfestyle with Diet and Physical Activity Education ProGram Among Prehypertensives and Stage 1 HyperTENsives in an Urban Community Setting (ENLIGHTEN) Study." The article will be published in the Journal of Community Health.

CARE Global Faculty Selected for Young Investigator Award from the American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin

Nilay Shah, MD, MPH was awarded the 2020 Dr. Madhukar Deshmukh Young Investigator Award from the American Association of Cardiologists of Indian Origin, for his project "Ischemic Heart Disease Mortality in Asian Indians by Nativity in the United States, 2003-2017."