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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


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  • Congratulations to Dr. Thu Quach, who is the 2018 Christopher Jenkins Cancer Control Award recipient. Dr. Quach’s community-based participatory research projects with nail salon workers, clinical research with Asian American smokers at Asian Health Services, and her national role in policy and advocacy through her various leadership positions including with Asian Health Services and the California Healthy Nail Salon Collaborative exemplify the work that was at the core of Christopher's career. For more information about the award and prior recipients, please visit: Asianarch.org/awards
Dr. Thu Quach
Dr. Tung Nguyen


  • Dr. Van Ta Park received a grant from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing for NIH precision health outreach.
Dr Van Ta Park
  • Dr. Jane Jih received a UCSF KL2 career development award and UCSF Hellman Fellows Program grant to support her research program focused on older immigrant and minority health.
Dr Jane Jih
  • Drs. Tung Nguyen, Scarlett Gomez, Janice Tsoh, and Salma Shariff-Marco received a grant from the Bristol Myers Squib Foundation in support of Patient COUNTS, a project to create and assess an in-person and virtual-based patient navigation program to enhance the quality of cancer care for English, Chinese, and Vietnamese-speaking Asian American patients newly diagnosed with colorectal, liver, or lung cancer in the San Francisco Bay Area.
Dr Tung Nguyen Dr Scarlett Gomez Dr Janice Tsoh Dr Salma Shariff-Marco


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