Lise Phan is a second year medical student at Pennsylvania State College of Medicine in Hershey with a strong interest in diabetes and internal medicine. She joined AADI as a summer intern through the NIDDK Summer Medical Student Research Program. She is interested in improving diabetes outcome for minority patients through patient centered research.
Juliana Tseng is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. She is currently doing her pre-doctoral internship in AADI and the Behavioral and Mental Health Unit. She is interested in helping to reduce the stigma associated with mental and behavioral health in the Asian American population through culturally-sensitive services that are accessible to the community.
Dalia Moghazy is a medical student at Meharry Medical College with a strong interest in the field of diabetes and endocrinology. She joined AADI as a summer intern through the Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program. Dalia is an advocate for improved healthcare for all and for the elimination of gap in health disparities based on gender, race, ethnicity, and socioeconomic status.
Hung Le is a senior at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences majoring in Pre-medical and Health Studies. He joined AADI as a summer intern through the Harvard Catalyst Summer Clinical and Translational Research Program. He has an interest in addressing social and ethnic disparities in the realm of medicine through the use of research and providing effective care.
I-Ching Wang is the nurse educator of the diabetes center at National Taiwan University Hospital in Taiwan. She is here with AADI for six months to learn the management of obesity and metabolic syndrome. She will observe Joslin’s clinical diabetes education and weight control programs and participate in community outreach events. She also supports the development of diabetes education materials in Chinese.
Kyle Cheng is a student at Drexel University College of Medicine with a strong interest in promoting Asian American healthcare issues, and commitment to promoting diabetes awareness and education in the Asian community. For the summer, he is doing research with AADI through an NIDDK-sponsored grant, and continues to collaborate with AADI by establishing diabetes education as a service project in APAMSA (Asian Pacific American Medical Students Association).
Shaun Leong joins AADI as a summer intern to aid in the data analysis of various ongoing clinical studies such as the Diet and Physiology studies. He is a recent graduate of the University of Western Ontario with an Honors Specialization in Chemistry and a Minor in Medical Sciences. He has a particular interest in healthcare and is devoted to furthering the objectives of AADI.
Sara Tian is a rising sophomore at Boston College. She plans to major in Biology and has a strong interest in healthcare and medicine. During her summer at AADI, she is involved in the Diet Study as well as outreach projects to promote diabetes awareness and education within the Asian American community.
Phillip Kim is currently a pre-med senior at Cornell University, majoring in Biological and Environmental Engineering. He is dedicated to helping the immigrant population, especially the Asian Americans, through the power of medicine. He plays an active role in the Diet Study at AADI and has hopes to extend the reach of AADI into the Korean American population in Boston.
Emily Hou is a senior at Cornell University majoring in Nutritional Sciences. After graduation, she plans to become a registered dietitian. She is interested in minority health disparities as well as nutrition education and clinical care. Working with our dietician at AADI, she is developing new nutrition educational resources relevant to the Asian American population and also providing support for the food and nutrition aspects of the Diet Study.
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