Category: Staff Profiles

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 […]

Celebrating 50 Years of Community Health Centers

This year marks 50 years of the Community Health Center movement. It began as part of the nation’s “War on Poverty” program, with the goal of helping those in poverty by using local resources and federal funds. Today, Community Health […]

Celebrating Nurses |Top 10 Reasons Nurses Are Important

  This week is National Nurses Week, and we are so thrilled to have the opportunity to celebrate our nurses. We talked to Tracy Wu, head nurse of adult medicine, and Vanessa Huang, assistant head nurse of adult medicine, as […]

Social Work Month – Celebrating Social Workers

March is Social Work Month! Social workers provide support and guidance when families need it most. Our community has unique social needs, and our social workers work tirelessly to meet them. We are celebrating our social workers by talking to […]