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From Zip Codes to Asian Health Codes: How Social Determinants Impact Asian Health

May 16, 2017 @ 12:30 pm - 7:30 pm

May 16, 2017
8:30am to 3:30pm

NE Carpenters Training Center
750 Dorchester Ave
Boston, MA 02125
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Proudly Presents

The 5th Annual Conference: State of Asian Women’s Health in MA

“From Zip Codes to Asian Health Code”


Conference Goals

* To increase stakeholder’s understanding of social determinants and their impact on Asian health

* To showcase best practices for programs that seek to improve Asian health

* To demonstrate the value of disaggregated data



8:30-9:00 am Registration & Breakfast

9:00-9:10 am Welcome

Chien-Chi Huang | Executive Director, Asian Women for Health

9:10-10:00 am Keynote

Dr. Vish Viswanath| Director, Health Communication Core, Dana-Farber/Harvard Cancer Center | TBD

10:00-11:00 am Environmental Panel

Doug Brugge | Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine | TBD

Hamilton Ho | Chief Operating Officer, Asian Community Development Corporation | TBD

Nan Pham | Chair, Healthy Cosmetology Committee, MA Department of Public Health | TBD

11:00-11:10 am Break

11:10-12:10 pm Social Economic Factors Panel

Monica Veth | Youth Violence Prevention Coordinator, Lowell Community Health Center Teen Block| TBD

Carolyn Wang | Research Associate, Institute for Asian American Studies, UMass Boston | TBD

Virginia Chomits | Assistant Professor of Public Health and Community Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine | TBD

12:10-12:30 pm Group Photo

12:30-1:15 pm Lunch

1:15-2:30 pm Breakout Sessions

Adit Nochur | Program Director, WalkBoston | Walking Your Way to Health: Grassroots Strategies for Creating Walkable Communities

Jessica Helm | Postdoctoral Fellow, Silent Spring Institute | TBD

Roxanne Reddington-Wilder & Lydia Lowe | ABCD & Chinese Progressive Association| TBD

2:30-2:40 pm Break

2:40-3:10 pm Large Group Discussion

3:10-3:30 pm Evaluation & Closing Remarks


Registration fee:
$30 for Professionals; $15 for Students and Seniors


May 16, 2017
12:30 pm - 7:30 pm