Category: Staff Profiles

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Meet Project AHEAD 2018

Every summer, the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center welcomes a new cohort of public health students: the Project AHEAD interns. Project AHEAD (Asian Health Education and Development) is a summer internship program designed to provide mentorship and training to […]

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In Their Words – Stories of Chinese Immigrants in America

Immigration has always been a story of sacrifice. Whether it occurred a century ago or just this past year, making the journey to a new land means giving up something from one’s first home. At Charles B. Wang Community Health […]

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Going Above and Beyond Their Profession: Meet the Team that Gives the Gift of Reading

At the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, our program staff plays a major role in providing support and preventive health care services to our patients. Many are involved in creating and implementing effective educational and disease prevention programs that […]

Spotlight On Nursing

The nursing profession was first recorded during the Roman Empire. Since then, the role has evolved significantly. Nurses are often the first point of contact for patients – this means that they are the ones who talk patients through their […]

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Why We Love Our Doctors: Celebrating Our Providers On Doctors’ Day

Many of our fellow providers share a common thread and passion to serve the community in Lower Manhattan and Flushing. We have doctors who grew up in the neighborhood and providers who understand how to care for a large number […]

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Going Above and Beyond Their Profession: Meet Our Breastfeeding Advocate

At the Charles B. Wang Community Health Center, our program staff plays a major role in providing support and preventive health care services to our patients. Many are involved with creating and implementing effective educational and disease prevention programs, and […]

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

  It’s National Volunteer Appreciation Week!  And no one appreciates volunteers more than me. From a very early age, my mother taught me the value of being a volunteer.  As a child, I would accompany my mother to the Buddhist […]

Social Work Month – Celebrating Social Workers

  Social Workers in healthcare are unique from just about any other social work field. Their job is to help our patients and their families navigate the physical, emotional and financial struggles of living with acute or chronic medical conditions. […]

National Nutrition Month – Celebrating Dietitians

  How much rice should I eat in a day? What does one serving size look like? How much should I eat when I’m pregnant? These are the kinds of questions a Registered Dietitian (RD) or Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) […]

Health Education Week – Celebrating Health Educators

It’s National Health Education Week! Here at the Health Center, Health Educators are important members of the health care team. They link with patients, community members, and organizations to promote healthy lifestyle choices. Whether they are developing culturally appropriate educational […]