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Welcome to our blog series, “Meet the AAPCHO Team,” where you’ll have a chance to get to know our staff! Meet Vanessa Wan, AAPCHO’s Program Assistant, as she answers some questions.

What’s your role at AAPCHO?

I am currently working as a Program Assistant for the Community Health Worker Workforce…


Welcome to our blog series, “Meet the AAPCHO Team,” where you’ll have a chance to get to know our staff! Meet Vanessa Wan, AAPCHO’s Program Assistant, as she answers some questions.

What’s your role at AAPCHO?

I am currently working as a Program Assistant for the Community Health Worker Workforce…


Welcome to our blog series, “Meet the AAPCHO Team,” where you’ll have a chance to get to know our staff! Meet Julia Liu, AAPCHO’s Research Assistant, as she answers some questions.

What’s your role at AAPCHO?

I am the research assistant. I help manage various projects and help with cross-program…


Welcome to our blog series, “Meet the AAPCHO Team,” where you’ll have a chance to get to know our staff! Meet two of our summer interns, Flora Liao, Training and Technical Assistance Intern, and Tiffany Hirokawa, Infectious Diseases Intern, as they answer a few questions!

Flora Liao

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By Kristine Cecile Alarcon, MPH

Community health centers (CHCs) provide care to over 29 million people in the United States including over 1.2 million Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders (NH/PIs). AAPCHO member health centers and other CHCs across the country provide primary care, dental, and behavioral health…


Welcome to our blog series, “Meet the AAPCHO Team,” where you’ll have a chance to get to know our staff! Meet two of our summer interns, Reanna Felix, Policy Intern, and Sarah Dang, Digital Communications Intern, as they answer a few questions!

Reanna Felix

How did you hear about AAPCHO?

I was…


By Pearl Marumoto

An island girl

Living in an island called Pristine Paradise, Palau is surrounded with beautiful vibrant colors of green and blue hues that just take your breath away. We are people who have been blessed and enriched with land and ocean beauty and living abundance. We live in a colorful…


To commemorate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month, we are highlighting #AANHPIhealth Heroes — individuals who are committed to improving the health of Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians (NHs), and Pacific Islanders (PIs). …


By Sakura Miyazaki, MPA(c)

Nutritious meals are essential to maintaining a healthy, well-balanced life. Eating healthy is one way to prevent many chronic diseases and some cancers.

Unfortunately, Asian Americans (AAs), Native Hawaiians (NHs), and Pacific Islanders (PIs) are disproportionately impacted by specific chronic diseases. In a recent Uniform Data…


Welcome to our blog series, “Meet the AAPCHO Team,” where you’ll have a chance to get to know our staff! Meet Kristine Cecile Alarcon, MPH, who was recently promoted to Associate Manager, Communications and Engagement, as she answers a few questions!

Read Kristine’s last Meet the Team highlight here.

What…

AAPCHO

The Association of Asian Pacific Community Health Organizations — dedicated to promoting advocacy, collaboration and leadership to improve AA and NHPI health.

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