Asian American Health Equity Symposium

Lotus Flower on grid paper

Ross Hall 737


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The Biomedical Informatics Center and the Asian Pacific American Medical Student Association (APAMSA) at the George Washington University School of Medicine
and Health Sciences (GW SMHS) 


“Asian American Health Equity Symposium”



12:00-12:05 pm

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Brian Choi, MD, MBA, FACC
Chief Medical Information Officer and Co-Director of Advanced Cardiac Imaging, GW MFA, and Professor of Medicine and of Radiology, GW SMHS

12:05-12:35 pm

Keynote Speaker

Wen-Chih Hank Wu, MD, MPH
Director, Lifespan CVI Wellness and Prevention Center
Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology, Brown University
President, American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation

12:35-1:15 pm

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Juliet Lee, MD
Associate Professor of Surgery, GW SMHS


  • Qing Zeng-Treitler, PhD
    Professor and Director, Biomedical Informatics Center, GW SMHS
  • Adrienne Poon, MD, MPH
    Associate Professor of Medicine, GW SMHS
  • Shawn Sarin, MD
    Associate Professor of Radiology and Surgery, GW SMHS
  • Hoang-Viet Tran, MSIV, BS
    Asian Pacific American Medical Assocation (APAMSA) Representative, GW SMHS
1:05-1:30 pm

Tai Chi Activity

Sean Vasaitis, PhD, MS
Professor and Dean, School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, University of Maryland Eastern Shore

Please Join Us for Refreshments at a Reception that Follows