Tuesday, June 28
9:30am – 11:30am
Sackler Building 114
145 Harrison Avenue
Boston, MA 02111

Dr. Chau Trinh-Shevrin, a consultant from NYU, will be here on Tuesday, June 28th, from 9:30 to 11:30 AM. Please join us for lunch and conversation (12:00-2:00 PM) with some of our community partners. The meeting will take place at 145 Harrison Avenue, Sackler 114W.  We ask that those who plan to attend to RSVP to edawson@tuftsmedicalcenter.org.

Chau Trinh-Shevrin, DrPH is the Director and one of the original founders of the NYU Center for the Study of Asian American Health.  Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is also the Director of the NYU-Health and Hospitals Corporation Clinical and Translational Science Institute’s Office of Community Engagement, a co-PI of the NYU Health Promotion and Prevention Research Center, and Assistant Professor of Research at the NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is a co-investigator on several NIH, city-funded, and foundation grants that aims to understand and reduce health disparities in Asian American and other underserved communities. Currently, she develops community-based participatory research and research training initiatives focusing on Asian American and other underserved communities, mentors junior faculty and medical students and residents on community-based research, and provides research support in data analysis and evaluation. She also chairs the Patient Care and Community Outreach Group on the Dean’s Council for Institutional Diversity at the NYU School of Medicine and previously served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Public Health Association of New York City. Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is a social epidemiologist with a Doctorate in Public Health from Columbia University and a Masters in Health Policy and Management at the State University of New York at Albany.  Dr. Trinh-Shevrin is co-editor of two textbooks Asian American Communities and Health (Jossey Bass Publishers, 2009) and Empowerment and Recovery: Confronting Addiction during Pregnancy with Peer Counseling (Praeger Press, 1998).  For more information on Dr. Trinh-Shevrin and her work:

  1. NYU Center Dedicated to Asian-American Health Disparities, by Lydia Lum , November 15, 2010, http://diverseeducation.com/article/14390/
  2. NYU Langone Medical Center Health Experts Release Groundbreaking Book on Asian American Health, http://asian-health.med.nyu.edu/node/423


Emily H. Dawson
Research Assistant
Institute for Clinical Research and Health Policy Studies
Tufts Medical Center
800 Washington Street
Boston, MA 02111