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Vietnamese Americans and hepatitis B

August 31, 2011

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I’ve been an intern at CSAAH since the end of March 2011. When I first began, I knew the basics about hepatitis B (affects the liver, Asian Americans are at higher risk, there’s a vaccine available).  Upon perusing the literature that is currently available, I noticed that there’s a substantial amount of data out there […]

NYC Hepatitis B Coalition Meeting

July 19, 2011

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Last Thursday, I attended the NYC HBV Coalition Meeting. The Coalition is comprised of various organizations throughout NYC who provide hepatitis B services (testing, screening, referrals) to their community.  Although Asian Americans are at highest risk for developing HBV, it was nice seeing that other communities were also represented at this coalition meeting, such as […]

The Global Problem of Hepatitis B: Sharing Experiences from China and New York City

November 16, 2009

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On November 4, 2009, I participated in a panel discussion on “The Global Problem of Hepatitis B: Sharing Experiences from China and New York City” which was hosted by NYU Medical Center and moderated by Dr. Henry Pollack, the Associate Professor of Pediatric Infectious Diseases at NYU School of Medicine and the Scientific Investigator of […]