Supporting Indian and other South Asians facing COVID-19 and other serious illnesses
In this July 13 letter to the editor published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management, Dr. Ranak Trivedi (left) and Dr. Karl Lorenz argue for culturally tailored care for South Asians managing serious illnesses and provide recommendations. Thank you both for your advocacy!
South Asian Ancestry Linked to Increased Risk for Heart Disease
Dr. Rajesh Dash, MD, PhD, was recently interviewed about a new study that found a link between South Asian Ancesty and an increased risk for heart disease. The associate professor, cardiologist, and director of the South Asian Translational Heart Initiative (SSATHI) Prevention Clinic and CardioClick Telemedicine Clinic at Stanford Health Care spoke about how medical professionals ought to move forward and address this disparity. Read the full article here.
Congratulations, Dr. Joo Ha Hwang!
ResearchMD interviewed Dr. Hwang on Gastric Cancer Screening and Surveillance. Gastric cancer is rare, but not as rare as we think. This makes screening and surveilling patients at high risk extremely important, but with no current guidelines available on how to do so, what steps can we take to make a difference in gastric cancer outcomes? To find out, Dr. Peter Buch speaks with Dr. Joo Ha Hwang, a Professor of Medicine at the Stanford University Medical Center who shares his insights on the early detection of gastrointestinal malignancies
Congratulations again Dr. Hwang and thank you for your work!
史丹福大學（Stanford）亞裔健康研究教育中心20日舉辦音樂會，嘉許亞裔祖母，並圍繞幾代亞裔女性的成長經歷為主題，請加州財長馬世雲（Fiona Ma）和退休法官郭麗蓮（Lillian Sing）分享成長故事，討論針對亞太裔歧視和仇視的問題。
Stanford International COVID-19 Conference Covered by KCBS Radio
After more than a year fighting Covid-19, what lessons have we learned? As KCBS Radio's Keith Menconi reports Stanford University is hoping to answer that question through a virtual conference that drew together top medical experts from around the globe Friday.
This clip features speakers organized by the Stanford Center for Asian Health Research and Education, Stanford Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford Center for Digital Health, and Stanford Center for Population Health Sciences.
湾区知名华文媒体星岛日报 SingtaoDaily SF 报道了斯坦福大学亚裔健康研究与教育中心的国际新冠疫情论坛，多国专家分享抗议经验
华文媒体世界日报 舊金山世界日報 SF World Journal 近日报道了斯坦福大学亚裔健康研究与教育中心举办的2021年国际新冠疫研讨会，各国医学专家探讨因疫情而加剧的社会不平等问题。
Stanford University is looking to hire four tenure-line faculty who study the impact of race in STEM fields!
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How to Help India Amid the Covid Crisis
Donors around the world are giving money for meals, medical expenses, P.P.E. and oxygen tanks, among other essential supplies. Here’s how you can help.
India’s coronavirus crisis is the worst since the pandemic began, and it will probably worsen before it gets better.
Asian Americans in San Francisco are dying at alarming rates from COVID-19: Racism is to blame
"COVID-19 is killing Asian Americans in the Bay Area. In this six-part series, USA TODAY investigates how systemic racism is driving high death rates."
How Asian Americans are fighting bias and racism in 2020
Congratulations to Dr. Nilay Shah on being featured in this critical CBS documentary on racism as a matter of public health!
Summer Speaker Series: Hidden Struggles of API Mental Health
Thursday, August 27, 2020
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (Pacific Time)
Congratulations to Dr. Shashank Joshi who is featured in an upcoming panel "Hidden Struggles of API Mental Health.” The program will shed light on the unique challenges our community faces in addressing mental health issues, including the devastating impact of the pandemic.
CARE Faculty on the Frontlines of the COVID-19 Pandemic
"If caregivers are no longer able to provide for their loved ones—due to the virus or otherwise—the consequences may be dire. Since minorities, immigrants, and women are more likely to be caregivers, the populations already most vulnerable would face the greatest risk, Trivedi said.
'If there’s any time we’ve recognized the value of these folks,” she added, 'it’s now.'"
Can face masks fend off coronavirus? For LA's Chinese communities, it's a cultural disconnect
Many in the Chinese community in the Los Angeles area are wearing face masks to protect themselves from the coronavirus, despite public health officials warning the masks offer minimal protection. Bryant Lin, clinical associate professor of medicine and co-director of the Center for Asian Health Research and Education, explains the cultural phenomenon.