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Asian American Cancer Health Disparities: Updates and Innovations

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Air date: Wednesday, May 16, 2018, 9:00:00 AM
Time displayed is Eastern Time, Washington DC Local
Views: Total views: 144, (88 Live, 56 On-demand)
Category: Health Disparities
Runtime: 01:25:24
Description: NIMHD Director's Seminar Series

The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities is pleased to welcome Tung Nguyen, MD as the next NIMHD Director’s Seminar Series speaker.

The objectives of Dr. Nguyen’s presentation will include:

Know about the incidence and mortality rates of cancer among Asian Americans
Know about cancer prevention and early detection behaviors and practices among Asian Americans
Learn about recent innovative interventions to address cancer prevention and early detection among Asian Americans

Dr. Nguyen is the Director of the Asian American Research Center on Health (ARCH) which has over 40 individual and organizational members dedicated to improving the health of Asian Americans. He is also the Co-Director of the UCSF Multi-Ethnic Health Equity Center (MERC), UCSF Dean’s Diversity Leader and formerly a Principal Investigator of the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART) a National Center funded by the National Cancer Institute to address cancer disparities from 2000 to 2016. Through these roles, Dr. Nguyen has addressed health disparities through research, training, and community outreach. At the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Nguyen is the Program Co-Leader of the Cancer Control Program and a Steering Committee member of the San Francisco Cancer Initiative, an innovative effort to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality across an entire city. He leads the SF-CAN’s Liver Cancer Task Force and served as a Commissioner on President Barak Obama’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from 2011 to 2014 and as the Chair of the Commission from 2014 to 2017.
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NLM Title: Asian American cancer health disparities : updates and innovations / Tung Nguyen.
Author: Nguyen, Tung.
National Institutes of Health (U.S.),
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Abstract: (CIT): NIMHD Director's Seminar Series The National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities is pleased to welcome Tung Nguyen, MD as the next NIMHD Director's Seminar Series speaker. The objectives of Dr. Nguyen"s presentation will include: Know about the incidence and mortality rates of cancer among Asian Americans Know about cancer prevention and early detection behaviors and practices among Asian Americans Learn about recent innovative interventions to address cancer prevention and early detection among Asian Americans Dr. Nguyen is the Director of the Asian American Research Center on Health (ARCH) which has over 40 individual and organizational members dedicated to improving the health of Asian Americans. He is also the Co-Director of the UCSF Multi-Ethnic Health Equity Center (MERC), UCSF Dean"s Diversity Leader and formerly a Principal Investigator of the Asian American Network for Cancer Awareness, Research, and Training (AANCART) a National Center funded by the National Cancer Institute to address cancer disparities from 2000 to 2016. Through these roles, Dr. Nguyen has addressed health disparities through research, training, and community outreach. At the UCSF Helen Diller Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, Dr. Nguyen is the Program Co-Leader of the Cancer Control Program and a Steering Committee member of the San Francisco Cancer Initiative, an innovative effort to reduce cancer morbidity and mortality across an entire city. He leads the SF-CAN"s Liver Cancer Task Force and served as a Commissioner on President Barak Obama"s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders from 2011 to 2014 and as the Chair of the Commission from 2014 to 2017.
Subjects: Asian Americans
Health Status Disparities
Neoplasms--ethnology
United States--ethnology
Publication Types: Lectures
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NLM Classification: QZ 200
NLM ID: 101728505
CIT Live ID: 27613
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