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Advancing Asian American Pacific Islander Leadership in Health

When: Tuesday, May 31, 2022
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Central

Where: Online
Webcast Link

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: N/A

Contact: Araceli Estrada   (312) 503-0691

Group: Center for Health Equity Transformation (CHET)

Category: Lectures & Meetings, Academic, Fine Arts, Social, Multicultural & Diversity, Global & Civic Engagement


During the month of May, we celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and this year’s theme is “Advancing Leaders Through Collaboration.” The Center for Health Equity Transformation has partnered with multiple institutions to host a panel to discuss Asian Pacific American leadership in various healthcare settings.

We will be hosting a fantastic group of panelists including the President of the National Academy of Medicine, Dr. Victor Dzau.

May 31, 2022

12-1 PM EST 



Victor Dzau, MD, President, National Academy of Medicine 

Vivian Cheung, MD, Frederick GL Huetwell Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Division of Neurology, Professor of Human Genetics, University of Michigan Medical School

Thomas Lee, MD, Chief Medical Officer, Press Ganey Associates

Bei Wu, PhD, Dean’s Professor in Global Health, ViceDean for Research, Rory Meyers College of Nursing, New York University


Melissa Simon, MD, MPH, Faculty Director, Center for Health Equity Transformation, Northwestern University

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