Assessing the Impact of a Patient Navigator Intervention Program for Vietnamese-American Women with Abnormal Mammograms

Breast cancer incidence among Asian Americans increased at a rate of 1.8% per year from 2014-2018,while the general population’s incidence rate remained stable. Vietnamese-American women have been found tohave the longest follow up time after an abnormal mammogram. This study assesses the impact of a patientnavigator program on psychosocial outcomes of Vietnamese American women who […]

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Asian American Alice Wong Forefronts the Magic Within the Disability Community

There are 61 million people in America living with disabilities. That’s one in every four people. While the wheelchair symbol is the most common representation of disability, many disabled people do not utilize a mobility device. (Some even have disabilities that are not visible at all!) Missing from society are everyday images of those millions of disabled […]

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Zuo yue zi: A feminist inquiry on tradition in the West

I am currently recruiting Chinese mothers in North American to participate in a research study on postpartum embodiment, specific to the confinement practice of zuo yue zi. Giannina Ong is a graduate student from the women and gender studies department at University of Toronto. She is currently recruiting new mothers to take part in a study […]

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Burden of Truth: A Review of Chanel Miller’s “Know My Name”

In 2016, Emily Doe set the world on fire with an emotionally raw impact statement that began with, “You don’t know me.” This year, she sheds the pseudonym, revealing herself to the world in the form of a memoir, “Know My Name.” Her name is Chanel Miller. The coming out is timely. The #MeToo movement, […]

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