Current studies have been inconsistent on the relationship between grandparental care and childhood obesity. Furthermore, when it comes to Chinese-American families, there is a gap in the literature concerning grandparents’ impact on children’s health. Culturally, grandparents play a vital role […]
Incorporating a Patient-Reported Outcome Measure into Clinical Care: Patient Perspectives on the EQ-5D-5L
There are nearly three million Chinese speakers in the U.S. (the third most common language in this country after English and Spanish). Many evidence-based tools and health interventions have not been validated or culturally adapted for Chinese Americans. Our goal […]
Uplifting LGBTQ Asian American Narratives As part of the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center’s (CBWCHC) Project AHEAD program, interns design and implement a community health project (CHP) on a health issue of their choosing. The 2017 Project AHEAD cohort […]
Comparison Using U.S., International, and Ethnic-Specific Growth Charts Chinese American children have the lowest overweight prevalence in the U.S. compared to other groups. However, the method used to determine overweight status is based on a reference population that under-sampled Asian […]
Due to increasing smoking rates in the Chinese American community, the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center began a smoking cessation health coach program in 2015. The program, funded by the RCHN Community Health Foundation, provides culturally competent counseling and […]
The Hepatitis B Team at the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center has been presenting their latest research on hepatitis B virus (HBV) at local conferences.