Announcements

Congratulations, Dr. Gloria Kim and Dr. Malathi Srinivasan!

Congratulations to Dr. Gloria Kim and Dr. Malathi Srinivasan on receiving the 2022 Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) Faculty Award in recognition of their contributions to Asian health research and education. Thank you for your hard work and dedication to the next generation of Asian health leaders!

To learn more about the CARE Award, please click here.


Congratulations, Dr. Bryant Lin!

Congratulations to CARE Co-Founder Dr. Bryant Lin who was recently awarded the 2022 Faculty Award by the Stanford Asian American Awards! Please join us on May 19th at this year’s viewing party - click here to register.

To learn more about the SAAA, please click here.


First inaugural Chi Li Pao Foundation’s Master of Public Health Fellowship award

Adary Zhang and Vivian Lou are the recipients of this year's Chi-Li Pao Foundation MPH Fellowship award. The fellowship award program was founded by Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education (CARE) and the Chinese University Hong Kong (CUHK). Recipients are granted round-trip tickets to Hong Kong, full tuition, and a living stipend for one year for the opportunity to earn a master’s degree in public health (MPH) from The Jockey Club School of Public Health and Primary Care (JCSPHPC). 

 


Congratulations, Dr. Ranak Trivedi!

Congrats to CARE Faculty Member Dr. Ranak Trivedi for her recent feature in the HuffPost! Dr. Trivedi urged people who are not immunocompromised to try and remember how uncertain everything felt early on in 2020.

To read the full article, please click here



Congratulations, Dr. Ranak Trivedi!

Congrats to CARE Faculty Member Dr. Ranak Trivedi for her recent feature in the Washington Post!

Dr. Trivedi shares her expertise and discusses how the four COVID test limit disproportionately affects communities of colour and disadvantages multi-generational households.

To read the full article, please click here.


Congratulations, Dr. Fumiaki Ikeno!

Congrats to CARE Faculty Member Dr. Fumiaki Ikeno for his recent feature on NHK!

NHK, also known as the Japan Broadcasting Corporation, highlighted Dr. Ikeno during their 2022 New Year’s Special Program. This broadcast brought together four Japanese leaders who influence business, education, research, wellbeing, and other important spheres.

To read the full article, please click here.


Congratulations, Dr. Ann Hsing!

Congrats to CARE Faculty Member Dr. Ann Hsing on her leadership of the manuscript recently published in Annals of Internal Medicine entitled "Knowledge Gaps, Challenges, and Opportunities in Health and Prevention Research For Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders: A Report from the 2021 NIH Workshop".

This work sheds light on the most pressing Asian American health disparities today and will hopefully help close the funding gap for Asian American Health in the future!

To read the full article, please click here.


Congratulations, Dr. Eugene Yang!

Congratulations to CARE Global Faculty Member Dr. Eugene Yang for his recent feature in the October issue of Cardiology Magazine!

Dr. Yang discusses COVID vaccine hesitancy and challenges with Asian populations in his interview. The interview can be found on page 16 of the magazine.

To read the full article, please click here.


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.”

Learn more here


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."