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The Asian American Research Center on Health (ARCH) includes prominent researchers, community leaders, and clinicians in the San Francisco Bay Area. The Center will maintain an open and collaborative environment to carry out the vision, which is to be a leader in Asian American health research to promote health and health equity in partnership with Asian American communities.

Tung Nguyen, MD, ARCH Director
Janice Tsoh, PhD, ARCH Co-Director

News & Events

  • ARCH Quarterly Meeting
  • Thursday, February 15, 2018; 1:00-2:30pm
    UCSF Laurel Heights Campus: 3333 California Street, Room 474
    Click here to join by Zoom. Meeting ID: 495 995 377
    Telephone: +1 877 853 5247 (Toll Free) or +1 877 369 0926 (Toll Free); Meeting ID: 495 995 377
    Click here for the agenda
  • San Francisco Kids vs Big Tobacco
  • Publications


    Congratulations to ARCH investigators for their recent publications and presentations!

    Dr. Edith Chen

    • Dr. Edith Wen-Chu Chen received a three year National Institute of Minority Health and Health Disparities Academic Research Enhancement Award (R15) entitled “Is Assimilation Costing Asian Americans Their Health? Type 2 Diabetes in California's Asian American Populations.” Co-PI is Lawrence Chu and Co-Investigator is Pattchareeya Kwan.

    Dr. Edith Chen


    • Drs. Edith Chen, Grace Yoo and Jane Jih co-authored a chapter entitled “Physical Activity in Asian American Populations” in Physical Activity in Diverse Populations, edited by Melissa Jean Bopp, (Taylor and Francis, 2018).

    Dr. Alka Kanaya


    • Drs. Arnab Mukherjea and Alka Kanaya published “Acculturation Strategies and Symptoms of Depression: The Mediators of Atherosclerosis in South Asians Living in American (MASALA) Study” in the Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health.

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